Guide to College Recruiting Regulations

Other Sports Recruiting Guidelines: Ice Hockey, Softball, Volleyball, Gymnastics, Tennis

SOPHOMORE

  • Recruiting materials: Permissible to receive camps brochures and questionnaires
  • Telephone Calls: No phone calls from coaches; no text messages. Women's Ice Hockey: For international prospects, coaches may call you once in July after sophomore year; student-athletes may make unlimited calls TO coaches
  • Off-campus contact: No off-campus visits with coaches
  • Official visits: No official visits to schools
  • Unofficial visits: Student-athletes may make unlimited unofficial visits

JUNIOR

  • Recruiting materials: Sept 1: student-athletes may begin receiving recruiting materials in mail
  • Men's Ice Hockey: Recruiting materials are kosher after June 15 after sophomore year
  • Telephone Calls: July 1: Coaches may call you once per month following this date of junior year. Men's Ice Hockey: Coaches may call you once per month beginning June 15 before junior year through July 31 after junior year. Student-athletes may make unlimited calls TO coaches
  • Off-campus contact: Off-campus contact allowed starting July 1 after junior year. Gymnastics: off-campus contact allowed after July 15 after junior year
  • Unofficial visits: Student-athletes may make unlimited unofficial visits
  • Unofficial visits: Unlimited unofficial visits to schools

SENIOR

  • Recruiting materials: Recruiting materials allowed
  • Telephone Calls: July 1: Coaches may call you once per week; no text messages. August 1: Men's ice hockey: Coaches may call you once per week. Student-athletes may make unlimited calls to coaches allowed
  • Off-campus contact: Off-campus contact allowed; three contacts maximum
  • Official visits: Official visits paid for by schools allowed following first day of classes. One official visit allowed per school; maximum of five official visits to DI and DII colleges
  • Unofficial visits: Student-athletes may make unlimited unofficial visits
  • Evaluations and contacts: Up to seven evaluations and contacts during senior year adhering to strict calendar dates of quiet, dead, evaluation and contact periods; maximum of three of these opportunities may be contacts
  • Off-campus visits by coaches: No more than three



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