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University of Memphis

Coaches Recruiting Handbook

2012-2013


University of Memphis

Coaches Recruiting Handbook 2012-2013

THIS HANDBOOK BELONGS TO: NAME: PHONE: E-MAIL:

Athletic Compliance Office 570 Normal Street Memphis, TN 38152


TABLE OF CONTENTS UM 2012-2013 Academic Calendars............................................................................ 1 Monthly Calendars........................................................................................................ 5 NCAA Recruiting Guides............................................................................................ 29 Initial Eligibility Requirements................................................................................. 41 • New for 2012........................................................................................................ 42 • ACT/SAT Testing Dates....................................................................................... 46 • Admission to UM................................................................................................. 47 Transfer Rules.............................................................................................................. 50 • Two-Year College Transfer.................................................................................. 51 • Four-Year College Transfer................................................................................. 52 • 4-2-4 College Transfer......................................................................................... 53 National Letter of Intent............................................................................................. 54 • NLI Signing Dates................................................................................................ 57 Departmental Compliance Procedures..................................................................... 58 • Official Visit.......................................................................................................... 59 • NCAA Eligibility Center....................................................................................... 61 • Amateurism Certification Procedures for Prospective Student-Athletes............. 62 • Admission to University of Memphis................................................................. 63 • Financial Aid........................................................................................................ 63 • Recruiting Logs.................................................................................................... 63 • Student-Athlete Host........................................................................................... 63 • Official Visit Expense Reimbursement............................................................... 64 • Recruiting File/Records...................................................................................... 64 • Complimentary Admissions for Prospects........................................................ 65 • NLI/Financial Aid Agreement............................................................................. 65 • Amateurism Certification FAQ............................................................................ 67 • Men’s Basketball: Individual Associated with Prospect Student-Athlete......... 69 • Definition of “Recruited Prospect” FAQ............................................................ 71 NCAA Rules to Remember.......................................................................................... 72 • Prospective Student-Athlete.............................................................................. 73 • Recruiting............................................................................................................. 73 • Recruiting Periods Defined................................................................................. 74 • Contacts............................................................................................................... 75 • Evaluations........................................................................................................... 79 • On Campus Evaluations (Men’s Basketball Only)............................................. 83 • Offer of Financial Aid/NLI................................................................................... 85 • Offers and Inducements..................................................................................... 85 • Recruiting by Representatives of Athletics Interests...................................... 86 • Telephone Calls to Prospective Student-Athletes............................................ 87 • Recruiting Materials............................................................................................ 92 • Official Visits........................................................................................................ 98 • Unofficial Visits.................................................................................................. 102 • Recruiting/Scouting Services........................................................................... 105 • Admissions and Graduation Data.................................................................... 106 • Banned Drug List & Information About Nutritional Supplements................. 106 Directory.................................................................................................................... 108 • Staff Directory................................................................................................... 109 • UM Admissions.................................................................................................. 114 • NCAA Eligibility Center..................................................................................... 114 Recruiting Forms....................................................................................................... 115


CALENDARS

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2012-13 ACADEMIC CALENDAR FALL 2012 ALL POT Registration Period Begins Dates & Deadlines Calendar Final Exams Schedule Commencement FULL POT First Day of Classes Labor Day Fall Break Thanksgiving Holiday Last Day of Classes Study Day Exams 1ST HALF POT First Day of Classes Last Day of Classes / Exams 2ND HALF POT First Day of Classes Last Day of Classes / Exams

Day / Date

Spring 2013 ALL POT Registration Period Begins Dates & Deadlines Calendar Final Exams Schedule Commencement FULL POT First Day of Classes M. L. King, Jr. Holiday Spring Break Last Day of Classes Study Day Exams 1ST HALF POT First Day of Classes Last Day of Classes / Exams 2ND HALF POT First Day of Classes Last Day of Classes / Exams

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Mon / Apr 2, 2012 View View Check commencement website Sat / Aug 25, 2012 Mon / Sep 3, 2012 Sat–Tue / Oct 13–16, 2012 Thu–Sun / Nov 22–25, 2012 Wed / Dec 5, 2012 Thu / Dec 6, 2012 Fri–Thu / Dec 7–13, 2012 Sat / Aug 25, 2012 Fri / Oct 12, 2012 Wed / Oct 17, 2012 Wed / Dec 5, 2012

Mon / Nov 12, 2012 TBA TBA Check commencement website Thu / Jan 17, 2013 Mon / Jan 21, 2013 Mon–Sun / Mar 11–17, 2013 Wed / May 1, 2013 Thu / May 2, 2013 Fri–Thu / May 3–9, 2013 Thu / Jan 17, 2013 Fri / Mar 8, 2013 Mon / Mar 18, 2013 Wed / May 1, 2013 POT = Part of Term

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2012-13 ACADEMIC CALENDAR Summer 2013 ALL POT Registration Period Begins Dates & Deadlines Calendar Final Exams Schedule Commencement PRE SUMMER POT First Day of Classes Memorial Day Holiday Last Day of Classes Exams RODP POT First Day of Classes Break Last Day of Classes Exams FULL POT First Day of Classes Break Last Day of Classes Exams 1ST HALF POT First Day of Classes Last Day of Classes Independence Day Holiday Exams 1ST TEACHER POT First Day of Classes Last Day of Classes Exams 2ND HALF POT First Day of Classes Last Day of Classes Exams 2ND TEACHER POT First Day of Classes Last Day of Classes Exams

Day / Date Mon / Apr 1, 2013 TBA TBA Check commencement website Mon / May 13, 2013 Mon / May 27, 2013 Thu / May 30, 2013 Fri / May 31, 2013 Mon / Jun 3, 2013 Thu–Sun / July 4–7, 2013 Thu / Aug 8, 2013 Fri / Aug 9, 2013 Mon / Jun 3, 2013 Thu–Sun / July 4–7, 2013 Thu / Aug 8, 2013 Fri / Aug 9, 2013 Mon / Jun 3, 2013 Wed / July 3, 2013 Thu / July 4, 2013 Fri / July 5, 2013 Mon / Jun 3, 2013 Thu / Jun 20, 2013 Fri / Jun 21, 2013 Tue / July 9, 2013 Thu / Aug 8, 2013 Fri / Aug 9, 2013 Tue / July 9, 2013 Thu / July 25, 2013 Fri / July 26, 2013 POT = Part of Term

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Recruiting Periods Defined Bylaw 13.02.4.1 – Contact Period A contact period is a period of time when it is permissible for authorized athletics department staff members to make in-person, off-campus recruiting contacts and evaluations.

Bylaw 13.02.4.2 – Evaluation Period An evaluation period is a period of time when it is permissible for authorized athletics department staff members to be involved in off-campus activities designed to assess the academic qualifications and playing ability of prospective studentathletes. No in-person, off-campus recruiting contacts shall be made with the prospective student-athlete during an evaluation period.

Bylaw 13.02.4.3 – Quiet Period A quiet period is a period of time when it is permissible to make in-person recruiting contacts only on the institution’s campus. No in-person, off-campus recruiting contacts or evaluations may be made during the quiet period.

Bylaw 13.02.4.4 – Dead Period A dead period is a period of time when it is not permissible to make in-person recruiting contacts or evaluations on or off the institution’s campus or to permit official .or unofficial visits by prospective student-athletes to the institution’s campus. The provision of complimentary admissions to a prospective student-athlete during a dead period is prohibited, except as provided in Bylaw 13.7.2.5 for a prospective student-athlete who visits an institution as part of a group. During a dead period, a coaching staff member may not serve as a speaker at or attend a meeting or banquet at which prospective student-athletes are in attendance, except as provided in Bylaw 13.1.9.1, and may not visit a prospective student-athlete’s educational institution. It remains .permissible, however, for an institutional staff member to write or telephone a prospective student-athlete during a dead period.

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August 2012 Recruiting Periods Cross Country / Track & Field

Football

August 1-11.................................................... Quiet Period

August 1-31.................................................... Quiet Period

August 12-31.................................................. Contact Period

Softball Baseball

August 1-31.................................................... Contact Period

August 1-31.................................................... Contact Period

Volleyball Men’s Basketball

August 1-31.................................................... Contact Period

August 1-31.................................................... Quiet Period

All Other Sports Women’s Basketball

August 1-31.................................................... Contact Period

August 1-31.................................................... Quiet Period

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september 2012 Recruiting Periods Cross Country / Track & Field

Football

September 1-30 ............................................. Contact Period

September 1-30.............................................. Evaluation Period*

Baseball

* 42 Evaluation Days during the months of September, October, and November selected at the discretion of the institution and on file in writing in the Athletic Compliance Office. Off-campus recruiters shall not visit a PSA’s educational institution more than once per week during this period. All other dates shall be considered Quiet Period.

September 1-13.............................................. Quiet Period September 14-30............................................ Contact Period

Softball Men’s Basketball

September 1-30.............................................. Contact Period

September 1-8................................................ Quiet Period September 9-30.............................................. Contact Period

Volleyball September 1-30.............................................. Contact Period

Women’s Basketball September 1-15.............................................. Quiet Period

All Other Sports

September 16-30............................................ Contact Period*

September 1-30.............................................. Contact Period

* Evaluations permitted at nonscholastic events September 28-30.

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october 2012 Recruiting Periods Cross Country / Track & Field

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October 1-31................................................... Contact Period

October 1-31................................................... Evaluation Period*

Baseball October 1-31................................................... Contact Period

* 42 Evaluation Days during the months of September, October, and November selected at the discretion of the institution and on file in writing in the Athletic Compliance Office. Off-campus recruiters shall not visit a PSA’s educational institution more than once per week during this period. All other dates shall be considered Quiet Period.

Men’s Basketball

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October 1-31................................................... Contact Period

October 1-31................................................... Contact Period

Women’s Basketball

Volleyball

October 1-6.................................................... Contact Period

October 1-31................................................... Contact Period

October 7-31................................................... Evaluation Period

All Other Sports October 1-31................................................... Contact Period

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november 2012 Recruiting Periods Cross Country / Track & Field

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November 1-18 .............................................. Contact Period November 19.................................................. Dead Period November 20-30............................................. Contact Period

November 1-24............................................... Evaluation Period*

Baseball November 1-11............................................... Contact Period November 12-15............................................. Dead Period November 16-30............................................. Quiet Period

* 42 Evaluation Days during the months of September, October, and November selected at the discretion of the institution and on file in writing in the Athletic Compliance Office. Off-campus recruiters shall not visit a PSA’s educational institution more than once per week during this period. All other dates shall be considered Quiet Period.

November 25-30............................................. Contact Period

Softball

November 1-11............................................... Evaluation Period November 12-15............................................. Dead Period November 16-30............................................. Evaluation Period

November 1-11............................................... Contact Period November 12-15............................................. Dead Period November 16-21............................................. Contact Period November 22-27............................................. Quiet Period November 28-30............................................. Dead Period

Women’s Basketball

Volleyball

Men’s Basketball

November 1-11............................................... Evaluation Period November 12-15............................................. Dead Period November 16-30............................................. Evaluation Period

Men and Women’s Soccer November 1-30............................................... Contact Period

November 1-11............................................... Contact Period November 12-15............................................. Dead Period November 16-30............................................. Contact Period

All Other Sports November 1-11............................................... Contact Period November 12-15............................................. Dead Period November 16-30............................................. Contact Period

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december 2012 Recruiting Periods Cross Country / Track & Field

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December 1-9................................................. Contact Period December 10-15............................................. Quiet Period December 16-20............................................. Dead Period December 21-31............................................. Quiet Period

December 1-15............................................... Contact Period December 16.................................................. Quiet Period December 17-31............................................. Dead Period*

December 1-31............................................... Quiet Period

* Institutional staff members may have contact with a prospective studentathlete who has been admitted for midyear enrollment, provided the prospect has signed an NLI or other offer of admission and/or financial aid to attend the institution and is required to be on campus to attend institutional orientation sessions for all students.

Men’s Basketball

Softball

Baseball

December 1-23............................................... Contact Period December 24-26............................................. Dead Period December 27-31............................................. Contact Period

December 1.................................................... Dead Period December 2-31............................................... Quiet Period

Women’s Basketball

December 1-2................................................. Contact Period December 3-11............................................... Quiet Period December 12-31............................................. Dead Period*

December 1-23............................................... Evaluation Period December 24-26............................................. Dead Period December 27-31............................................. Evaluation Period

Volleyball

* Coaches attending the AVCA annual awards banquet may have incidental contact with two-year college prospects being honored at the banquet provided no recruiting conversation occurs.

All Other Sports December 1-31............................................... Contact Period 13


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january 2013 Recruiting Periods Cross Country / Track & Field

January 6........................................................ Quiet Period*

January 1-2.................................................... Quiet Period January 3-31.................................................. Contact Period

* Jan 4-6 Quiet Period for all JUCO prospects who intend to enroll at midyear.

Baseball January 1-2.................................................... Quiet Period January 3-6.................................................... Dead Period January 7-31.................................................. Quiet Period

Men’s Basketball January 1-31.................................................. Evaluation Period

Women’s Basketball January 1-31.................................................. Evaluation Period

Football January 1-3.................................................... Dead Period* * Institutional staff members may have contact with a prospective studentathlete who has been admitted for midyear enrollment, provided the prospect has signed an NLI or other offer of admission and/or financial aid to attend the institution and is required to be on campus to attend institutional orientation sessions for all students.

January 7-10.................................................. Dead Period* * Institutional staff members may have contact with a prospective studentathlete who has been admitted for midyear enrollment, provided the prospect has signed an NLI or other offer of admission and/or financial aid to attend the institution and is required to be on campus to attend institutional orientation sessions for all students.

January 11-31................................................ Contact Period

Softball January 1........................................................ Quiet Period January 2-31.................................................. Contact Period

Volleyball January 1-18.................................................. Quiet Period January 19-31................................................ Contact Period

All Other Sports January 1-31.................................................. Contact Period

January 4-5.................................................... Contact Period 15


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february 2013 Recruiting Periods Cross Country / Track & Field

Football

February 1-3................................................... Contact Period

February 1-2................................................... Contact Period

February 4-7................................................... Dead Period

February 3...................................................... Quiet Period

February 8-28................................................. Contact Period

February 4-7................................................... Dead Period

Baseball February 1-28................................................. Quiet Period

Men’s Basketball February 1-28................................................. Contact Period

Women’s Basketball

February 8-28................................................. Quiet Period

Volleyball February 1-28................................................. Contact Period

Men and Women’s Soccer February 1-3................................................... Dead Period February 4-7................................................... Dead Period

February 1-28................................................. Evaluation Period

February 8-28................................................. Contact Period

Softball

All Other Sports

February 1-28................................................. Contact Period

February 1-28................................................. Contact Period

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march 2013 Recruiting Periods Cross Country / Track & Field

Football

March 1-7....................................................... Contact Period

March 1-31..................................................... Quiet Period

March 8-9....................................................... Dead Period March 10-31................................................... Contact Period

Softball March 1-31..................................................... Contact Period

Baseball March 1-31..................................................... Contact Period

Volleyball March 1-31..................................................... Contact Period

Men’s Basketball March 1-15..................................................... Contact Period

All Other Sports March 1-31..................................................... Contact Period

Women’s Basketball March 1-31..................................................... Contact Period

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april 2013 Recruiting Periods Cross Country / Track & Field

April 1-30........................................................ Contact Period

Baseball

April 1-14........................................................ Contact Period April 15-18...................................................... Dead Period April 19-30...................................................... Contact Period

Men’s Basketball

April 1-3.......................................................... Quiet Period April 4-11 (noon)............................................ Dead Period April 11 (noon)-14.......................................... Contact Period April 15-18...................................................... Dead Period April 19-21...................................................... Evaluation Period* * Certified Events ONLY

April 22-24...................................................... Contact Period April 25............................................................ Quiet Period April 26-28...................................................... Evaluation Period* * Certified Events ONLY

April 29-30...................................................... Quiet Period

Softball

April 1-14........................................................ Contact Period April 15-18...................................................... Dead Period April 19-30...................................................... Contact Period

Volleyball

April 1-14........................................................ Contact Period April 15-18...................................................... Dead Period April 13-30...................................................... Contact Period

Women’s Basketball

April 1-4.......................................................... Contact Period April 5-11........................................................ Dead Period* * Evaluation Period shall be considered April 7-9 for one women’s basketball event certified by the NCAA held in conjunction with and conducted in the host city of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship.

April 12-14...................................................... Quiet Period April 15-18...................................................... Dead Period April 19-23...................................................... Evaluation Period* * Evaluations permitted at nonscholastic events April 29-21.

April 24-30...................................................... Quiet Period

Football

April 1-14........................................................ Quiet Period April 15-21...................................................... Evaluation Period April 21............................................................ Quiet Period April 22-27...................................................... Evaluation Period April 28............................................................ Quiet Period April 29-30...................................................... Evaluation Period * April 15 through May 31 ** 168 Evaluation Days (216 for U.S. service academies) (excluding Memorial Day and Sundays) selected at the discretion of the member institution and designated in writing in the office of the director of athletics.

Men and Women’s Soccer

April 1-30........................................................ Contact Period

All Other Sports

April 1-14........................................................ Contact Period April 15-18...................................................... Dead Period April 19-30...................................................... Contact Period 21


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may 2013 Recruiting Periods Cross Country / Track & Field May 1-31......................................................... Contact Period

Baseball May 1-31......................................................... Contact Period

Men’s Basketball May 1-15......................................................... Quiet Period May 16-25....................................................... Dead Period* * Except for NBA Draft Combine.

May 26-31....................................................... Quiet Period

Women’s Basketball May 1-31......................................................... Quiet Period

Football May 1-4........................................................... Evaluation Period May 5.............................................................. Quiet Period May 6-11......................................................... Evaluation Period

May 12............................................................ Quiet Period May 13-18....................................................... Evaluation Period May 19............................................................ Quiet Period May 20-25....................................................... Evaluation Period May 26-27....................................................... Quiet Period May 28-31....................................................... Evaluation Period * April 15 through May 31 ** 168 Evaluation Days (216 for U.S. service academies) (excluding Memorial Day and Sundays) selected at the discretion of the member institution and designated in writing in the office of the director of athletics.

Softball May 1-27......................................................... Contact Period May 28-31....................................................... Dead Period

Volleyball May 1-24......................................................... Quiet Period May 25-31....................................................... Contact Period

All Other Sports May 1-31......................................................... Contact Period

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june 2013 Recruiting Periods Cross Country / Track & Field

Football

June 1-4.......................................................... Contact Period

June 1-30........................................................ Quiet Period

June 5-8.......................................................... Dead Period June 9-30........................................................ Contact Period

Softball June 1-5.......................................................... Dead Period

Baseball June 1-30........................................................ Contact Period

Men’s Basketball June 1-30........................................................ Quiet Period

Women’s Basketball

June 6-30........................................................ Contact Period

Volleyball June 1-30........................................................ Contact Period

All Other Sports June 1-30........................................................ Contact Period

June 1-30........................................................ Quiet Period

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july 2013 Recruiting Periods Cross Country / Track & Field

Women’s Basketball

July 1-31......................................................... Contact Period

July 1-5........................................................... Quiet Period

Baseball July 1-31......................................................... Contact Period

Men’s Basketball July 1-5........................................................... Quiet Period

July 6-12......................................................... Evaluation Period July 13-22....................................................... Dead Period* July 23-29....................................................... Evaluation Period July 30-31....................................................... Dead Period* * During July 13-22 and July 30-31 it is permissible for an institution to have contact with a prospect who is enrolled in the institution’s summer term and has signed an NLI or written commitment to attend the institution.

July 6-10 (4:59pm).......................................... Dead Period July 10 (5pm)-14 (5pm).................................. Evaluation Period

Softball

July 14 (5:01pm)-17 (4:59pm)......................... Dead Period

July 1-31......................................................... Contact Period

July 17 (5pm)-21 (5pm).................................. Evaluation Period July 21 (5:01pm)-24 (4:59pm)......................... Dead Period July 24 (5pm)-28 (5pm).................................. Evaluation Period July 28 (5:01pm)-31........................................ Dead Period

Football

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All Other Sports July 1-31......................................................... Contact Period

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NCAA RECRUITING GUIDES

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NCAA Recruiting Guides NCAA Recruiting Chart (All Sports)............................................................................................................. 30

Football Off-Campus Recruiting Guide............................................................................... 32

Men’s Basketball Off-Campus Recruiting Guide............................................................................... 34

Women’s Basketball Off-Campus Recruiting Guide............................................................................... 36

Sports Other Than Football and Basketball Off-Campus Recruiting Guide............................................................................... 38

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NCAA RECRUITING CHART Effective Aug. 1, 2012 Division I Men’s Basketball

Division I Women’s Basketball

Division I Football

Recruiting Materials – • June 15 at the conclusion of Soph. year

Sophomore

Division I Other Sports

Division II

Telephone Calls – • Once per month beginning June 15 at the conclusion of Soph. year • If PSA’s educational institution follows a nontraditional calendar, once per month beginning day after conclusion of Soph. year

Telephone Calls – • At institutional discretion beginning June 15 following Soph. year • If PSA’s educational institution follows a nontraditional calendar, at institutional discretion beginning day after conclusion of Soph. year

Division III

Recruiting Materials – • Permissible Telephone Calls – • Permissible* * Permissible Fr. and Soph. years

Recruiting Materials – • Sept. 1

Junior

Off-Campus Contact – • Opening day of classes for PSA’s Jr. year (or September 9), whichever is later • Jr. year contacts outside of the April recruiting period may occur only at the PSA’s educational institution • Jr. year contacts during the April recruiting period may occur at the PSA’s educational institution or the PSA’s residence Official Visit – • Jan. 1 of Jr. year

Telephone Calls – • One call in April on or after the Thursday following Women’s Final Four • One call in May of Jr. year. • One call from June 1 through 20 of Jr. year • One call from June 21 through 30 of Jr. year • Three calls during the month of July following Jr. year with not more than one call per week or, if PSA’s educational institution uses a nontraditional calendar, one call per week beginning opening day of classes for Sr. year*

Recruiting Materials – • Sept. 1

Recruiting Materials – • Sept. 1 Telephone Calls – • One between April 15 and May 31

Telephone Calls – • Once per week beginning July 1 following Jr. year, or opening day of Sr. year, whichever is earlier, for all sports* * Unlimited during contact period for baseball, cross country/ track and field, men’s lacrosse, women’s lacrosse, women’s sand volleyball, softball and women’s volleyball

Recruiting Materials – • Sept. 1 Telephone Calls – • June 15 immediately preceding Jr. year • No limit on the number of telephone calls after the first permissible date

Off-Campus Contact – • Following completion of Jr. year

Off-Campus Contact – • June 15 immediately preceding Jr. year

* Outside a contact period; unlimited during a contact period

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NCAA RECRUITING CHART Effective Aug. 1, 2012 Division I Men’s Basketball

Division I Women’s Basketball Telephone Calls – • Once per week beginning Aug. 1 after PSA’s Jr. year or, if PSA’s educational institution uses a nontraditional calendar, one call per week beginning opening day of classes for Sr. year*

Senior

Off-Campus Contact – • Sept. 16 Official Visit – • Opening day of classes

Division I Football

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Division I Other Sports

Division II

Division III

Telephone Calls – • Once per week*

Telephone Calls – • Sept. 1 – Once per week* Off-Campus Contact – • Sunday following the last Saturday in Nov Official Visit – • Opening day of classes * Unlimited during contact period

* Outside a contact period; unlimited during a contact period

Off-Campus Contact – • July 1 prior to Sr. year or the opening day of classes of his or her Sr. year in high school, whichever is earlier • Women’s Gymnastics: July 15 prior to Sr. year or the opening day of classes of his or her Sr. in high school, whichever is earlier • No more than three off-campus contacts

Official Visit – • Opening day of classes

Official Visit – • Opening day of classes

– There is no limitation on the number of evaluations

– There is no limitation on the number of evaluations

– There is no limit on the number of offcampus contacts

– There is no limit on the number of offcampus contacts

– Practice/ competition site restrictions

– Practice/ competition site restrictions

Official Visit – • Opening day of classes * Unlimited during contact period for baseball, cross country/track and field, men’s lacrosse, women’s lacrosse, women’s sand volleyball, softball and women’s volleyball.

42 evaluation days during fall evaluation period

130 recruiting-person days during academic year

Evaluations and Contacts

– Not more than seven recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined) during the academic year per prospect during Jr. and Sr. years – Practice/competition site restrictions

100 recruiting-person days during academic year

168 evaluation days during spring evaluation period

– Not more than seven recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined) during the academic year per prospect and not more than three of the seven opportunities may be contacts

– Limit of three evaluations during academic year • One evaluation during fall • Two evaluations: April 15 through May 31 (one evaluation to assess athletic ability and one evaluation to assess academic qualifications)

– Practice/competition site restrictions

– Not more than six off-campus contacts per prospect at any site

– All communication prohibited during the July evaluation periods

– During spring evaluation period (Apr. 15 through May 31), FBS head coach or head coach-in-waiting may not: • engage in off-campus recruiting, • participate in off-campus coaching clinics, • visit a prospective student-athlete’s educational institution, or; • meet with a prospective student-athlete’s coach at an off-campus location

– Evaluations at nonscholastic events and noninstitutional camps or clinics that occur on a Division I campus are prohibited

50 evaluation days in softball between Aug. 1 through July 31 80 evaluation days in women’s volleyball or women’s sand volleyball between Aug. 1 – July 31 (for institutions that sponsor only one of the two sports) 80 evaluation days and 20 additional evaluation days (of sand volleyball competition only) between Aug. 1 – July 31 (for institutions that sponsor both sports) – Seven recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined) per prospect and not more than three of the seven opportunities may be contacts – Practice/competition site restrictions

– Practice/competition site restrictions

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NCAA DIVISION I FOOTBALL COACHES OFF-CAMPUS RECRUITING GUIDE Effective Aug. 1, 2012 Freshman/Sophomore

Recruiting materials – • Questionnaires, camp brochures, nonathletic institutional publications, and NCAA Educational Material Published by the NCAA only

Junior

Recruiting materials – • Sept. 1 Telephone calls – • One between Apr. 15 and May 31

Senior Telephone calls – • Once per week after Sept. 1 of Sr. year • Unlimited during contact period Off-campus contact – • July 1 prior to Sr. year (limited to contact periods) Official visit – • Opening day of prospect’s classes

Two-Year College Prospects

Four-Year College Prospects

Telephone calls – • Once per week • Unlimited during contact period

Telephone calls – • Once per week following permission • Unlimited during contact period

Qualifier – • Contacts permissible

NCAA or NAIA institution – • Only after written permission has been granted by the student-athlete’s institution

Nonqualifier – • No contacts until after completion of first year of enrollment at the two-year college Official visits – • Maximum of five beginning Oct. 15 following prospect’s completion of high school • No official visits for nonqualifiers until after completion of first year of enrollment at the two-year college

Other four-year institution – • Written permission not necessary Official visits – • Maximum of five beginning Oct. 15 following prospect’s completion of high school

Evaluations and Contacts • 42 evaluation days (54 for U.S. service academies) during fall evaluation period • 168 evaluation days (216 for U.S. service academies) during spring evaluation period • Limit of three evaluations during academic year: • One evaluation during fall • Two evaluations – Apr. 15 through May 31 (one evaluation to assess athletic ability and one evaluation to assess academic qualifications) • Not more than six off-campus contacts per prospect at any site • Practice/competition site restrictions (see other side)

* Please note that this document should not be used as a substitute for the NCAA manual. Coaches are encouraged to contact the athletics compliance office for additional information.

DEFINITIONS Contact

A contact is any face-to-face encounter between a prospect or the prospect’s parents, relatives or legal guardian(s) and an institutional staff member or athletics representative during which any dialogue occurs in excess of an exchange of a greeting. Any such face-to-face encounter that is prearranged (e.g., staff member positions himself/herself in a location where contact is possible) or that takes place on the grounds of the prospect’s educational institution or at the site of organized competition or practice involving the prospect or the prospect’s high school, preparatory school, two-year college or all-star team shall be considered a contact, regardless of whether any conversation occurs. However, an institutional staff member or athletics representative who is approached by a prospect or the prospect’s parents, relatives or legal guardian(s) at any location shall not use a contact, provided the encounter was not prearranged and the staff member or athletics representative does not engage in any dialogue in excess of a greeting and takes appropriate steps to immediately terminate the encounter.

Evaluation

Evaluation is any off-campus activity designed to assess the academic qualifications or athletics ability of a prospect, including any visit to a prospect’s educational institution (during which no contact occurs) or the observation of a prospect participating in any practice or competition at any site. Any evaluation that occurs during a contact period by a coaching staff member is a countable contact rather than a countable evaluation.

Evaluation Days

An evaluation day is defined as one coach engaged in the evaluation of any prospect on one day (12:01 a.m. to midnight); two coaches making evaluations on the same day shall use two evaluation days. The combined total of such days for all staff members shall not exceed 210 (270 for U.S. service academies) [42 during the fall evaluation period (54 for U.S. service academies) and 168 during the spring evaluation period (216 for U.S. service academies)].

Recruited Prospective Student-Athlete

Actions by staff members or athletics representatives that cause a prospect to become a recruited prospect at that institution are: a. Providing the prospect with an official visit;

b. Having an arranged, in-person, off-campus encounter with the prospect or the prospect’s parent(s), relatives or legal guardian(s); or c. Initiating or arranging a telephone contact with the prospect, the prospect’s relatives or legal guardian(s) on more than one occasion for the purpose of recruitment; and d. Issuing a National Letter of Intent (NLI) or the institution’s written offer of athletically related financial aid to the prospect (excluding summer term awards prior to initial full-time enrollment).

Telephone Calls

All electronically transmitted human voice exchange (including videoconferencing and videophones) shall be considered telephone calls. All electronically transmitted correspondence (e.g., electronic mail, facsimiles) shall not be considered telephone calls.

Contacts, Evaluations and Telephone Calls Off-Campus Recruiters

An institutional staff member is not permitted to recruit off campus until he or she has been certified on an annual basis as to knowledge of applicable recruiting rules.

Telephone Calls During Conduct of Athletics Contest

Telephone calls to a prospect [or the prospect’s relatives or legal guardian(s)] may not be made during the conduct of any of the institution’s intercollegiate athletics contests in that sport until the competition has concluded and the team has been dismissed by the coach.

Telephone Calls – Institutional Staff Members – General Rule

All telephone calls to prospects (or the prospects’ parents, legal guardians or coaches) must be made by the head coach or one or more of the assistant coaches who count toward the numerical limitations in football. In Football Bowl Subdivision, such calls may be made and received by the graduate assistant coach, provided the coach has successfully completed the coaches’ certification examination.

Visits to a Prospect’s Educational Institution

Institutional staff members may visit a prospect’s educational institution on not more than one occasion during a particular week within a contact period, regardless of the number of prospects enrolled in the institution or whether any prospect is contacted on that occasion. During a contact period, such a visit counts as a contact for all contactable prospects that attend the educational institution.

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NCAA DIVISION I FOOTBALL COACHES OFF-CAMPUS RECRUITING GUIDE Effective Aug. 1, 2012 (continued) Prospective Student-Athlete’s Educational Institution

Any staff member desiring to contact a prospect at the prospect’s educational institution during that portion of the day when classes are being conducted for all students, first shall obtain permission for such contact from that institution’s chancellor or president (or the chancellor or president’s or authorized representative).

Head Football Coach Restrictions – Off-Campus Contact – Football Bowl Subdivision

The head coach may make in-person, off-campus contact with a prospect or the prospect’s relatives or legal guardian(s) only during one calendar day. It is permissible for this contact to occur both at the site of the prospect’s educational institution and away from the institutional grounds. During such contact, the head coach may be accompanied by an assistant(s) who otherwise is required to observe the restrictions contained in the bylaws.

Assistant Coach Publicly Designated as Institution’s Next Head Coach – Football Bowl Subdivision

An institution’s assistant coach who has been publicly designated by the institution to become its next head coach shall be subject to the recruiting restrictions applicable to the institution’s head coach.

Visits During Contact Period

One contact per prospect is permitted during each week of the contact period either at the prospect’s educational institution or any other location (e.g., prospect’s home). A visit to the prospect’s educational institution and any other location (e.g., prospect’s home) during the same calendar day shall be considered one contact. In addition, institutional staff members may visit a prospect’s educational institution on not more than one occasion during a particular week, regardless of the total number of prospects enrolled in the institution.

Practice or Competition Site

Recruiting contact may not be made with a prospect prior to any athletics competition in which the prospect is a participant during the day or days of competition, even if the prospect is on an official or unofficial visit. Contact includes the passing of notes to a prospect by a third party on behalf of an institutional staff member. Contact shall not be made with the prospect as follows: a. At any site prior to the contest on the day or days of competition; b. From the time the prospect reports on call and becomes involved in competition-related activity to the end of the competition; c. After the competition, including competition that requires more than one day of participation (e.g., a tournament), until the prospect is released by the appropriate institutional authority and departs the dressing and meeting facility; and d. Coaching staff members may not send electronic correspondence to a prospective student-athlete while he or she is on call for competition at the competition site (e.g., arena, stadium). Coaching staff members may send general correspondence (including electronic correspondence) to a prospective student-athlete while he or she is on call and not at the competition site or while the prospective student-athlete is at any location once he or she has been released by the appropriate authority, provided the general correspondence is sent directly to a prospective student-athlete (e.g., the front desk of the hotel, the prospective student-athlete’s personal fax machine) and there is no additional party (e.g., camp employee, coach) involved in disseminating the correspondence.

Communication After Commitment

The restrictions on the forms and frequency of communication shall no longer apply beginning the calendar day after: (1) the prospective student-athlete signs an NLI or the institution’s written offer of admission and/ or financial aid; or (2) the institution receives a financial deposit in response to the institution’s offer of admission.

Athletics Events Outside Contact Period

In-person contact with a prospect shall not be made on or off the member institution’s campus at the site of practice or competition or for any athletics event in which the prospect participates outside the permissible contact periods. When a prospect participates in an athletics contest or event (including a noninstitutional, private camp or clinic) on a member institution’s campus outside of a contact period, it is not permissible for an authorized institutional staff member to have contact with the prospect until the calendar day following his or her release from the competition. Further, if a prospect is visiting an institution’s campus immediately before or after participating in an athletics contest or event on the institution’s campus, the prospect must depart the locale of the institution the calendar day before or after the contest or event.

Limitations on Number of Evaluations

Institutional staff members shall be limited to three evaluations during the academic year during which the prospect competes or practices on any team. Not more than one evaluation may be used during the fall evaluation period and not more than two evaluations may be used during the April 15 through May 31 evaluation period. An authorized off-campus recruiter may use one evaluation to assess the prospect’s athletics ability and one evaluation to assess the prospect’s academic qualifications during the April 15 through May 31 evaluation period. If an institution’s coaching staff member conducts both an athletics and an academic evaluation of a prospect on the same day during the April 15 through May 31 evaluation period, the institution shall be charged with the use of an academic evaluation only and shall be permitted to conduct a second athletics evaluation of the prospect on a separate day during the April 15 through May 31 evaluation period.

Spring Evaluations Institutional staff members may not visit a prospect’s educational institution on more than two-calendar days during the spring evaluation period. It is permissible during the evaluation period to visit a prospective student-athlete’s educational institution on two-calendar days during the same week. A visit to the prospect’s educational institution that only includes contact with a signed prospect during the spring evaluation period shall be considered one of the institution’s two permissible days at the institution. In Football Bowl Subdivision, the head coach shall not engage in off-campus recruiting activities, participate in off-campus coaching clinics, visit a prospective student-athlete’s educational institution for any reason, or meet with a prospective studentathlete’s coach at an off-campus location during the April 15 through May 31 evaluation period.

Scholastic and Nonscholastic Activities

In bowl subdivision football, all live evaluations shall be limited to the following: a. Regularly scheduled high school, preparatory school and two-year college contests and practices; b. Regular scholastic activities involving prospective student-athletes enrolled only at the institution at which the regular scholastic activities occur; and c. Events that are organized and conducted solely by the applicable state high school athletics association, state preparatory school association or state or national junior college athletics association. Institutional staff members shall not attend a recruiting event (other than those permitted above) in which information (e.g., athletics or academic credentials, highlight or combine videos) related to prospective student-athletes is presented or otherwise made available.

Scholastic and Nonscholastic Activities - Football Championship Subdivision

In championship subdivision football, live athletics evaluations may be conducted at scholastic or nonscholastic athletics activities, provided there is no institutional involvement in arranging or directing such activities. An institutional staff member may attend a recruiting event (other than a permissible live athletics event) in which information (e.g., athletics or academic credentials, highlight or combine video) related to 34 prospective student-athletes is presented or otherwise made available.


NCAA DIVISION I MEN’S BASKETBALL OFF-CAMPUS RECRUITING GUIDE Effective Aug. 1, 2012 Freshman/Sophomore

Recruiting materials – • June 15 following Soph. year Telephone calls and Electronic messages (including text messaging) – • Unlimited beginning June 15 following Soph. year

Junior Off-campus contact – • During Jr. year, at the prospect’s educational institution (other than Apr. recruiting period) • April recruiting period – either the prospect’s educational institution or at the prospect’s residence Official visit – • Jan. 1 of Jr. year

Senior

Two-Year College Prospects Qualifier – • Contacts permissible Nonqualifier – • No contacts until after completion of first year of enrollment at the two-year college

Off-campus contact – • Sept. 9

Official visits – • Maximum of five beginning Oct. 15 following prospect’s completion of high school. No official visits for nonqualifiers until after completion of first year of enrollment at the two-year college Telephone calls and Electronic messages (including text messaging)– • Unlimited

Four-Year College Prospects

Evaluations and Contacts

NCAA or NAIA institution – • Only after written permission has been granted by the student-athlete’s institution Other four-year institution – • Written permission not necessary

• 130 recruiting-person days during academic year recruiting and evaluation periods

Official visits – • Maximum of five beginning Oct. 15 following prospect’s completion of high school

• Not more than seven recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined) during the academic year per prospect • Practice/competition site restrictions (see below)

Telephone calls and Electronic messages (including text messaging)– • Unlimited

* Please note that this document should not be used as a substitute for the NCAA manual. Coaches are encouraged to contact the athletics compliance office for additional information.

DEFINITIONS Contact

A contact is any face-to-face encounter between a prospect or the prospect’s parents, relatives or legal guardians and an institutional staff member or athletics representative during which any dialogue occurs in excess of an exchange of a greeting. Any such face-to-face encounter that is prearranged (e.g., staff member positions himself/herself in a location where contact is possible) or that takes place on the grounds of the prospect’s educational institution or at the site of organized competition or practice involving the prospect or the prospect’s high school, preparatory school, two-year college or all-star team shall be considered a contact, regardless of whether any conversation occurs. However, an institutional staff member or athletics representative who is approached by a prospect or the prospect’s parents, relatives or legal guardian(s) at any location shall not use a contact, provided the encounter was not prearranged and the staff member or athletics representative does not engage in any dialogue in excess of a greeting and takes appropriate steps to immediately terminate the encounter.

c. Initiating or arranging a telephone contact with the prospect, the prospect’s relatives or legal guardian(s) on more than one occasion for the purpose of recruitment; and d. Issuing a National Letter of Intent or the institution’s written offer of athletically related financial aid to the prospect (excluding summer term awards prior to initial full-time enrollment). For purposes of Bylaw 13.12, the phrase “prospective student-athlete” shall include any individual who has started classes for the seventh grade.

Telephone Calls

All electronically transmitted human voice exchange (including videoconferencing and videophones) shall be considered telephone calls.

Contacts, Evaluations and Telephone Calls Off-Campus Recruiters

Evaluation

An institutional staff member is not permitted to recruit off campus until he or she has been certified on an annual basis as to knowledge of applicable recruiting rules.

Recruiting-Person Days

Telephone calls to a prospect (or the prospect’s relatives or legal guardians) may not be made during the conduct of any of the institution’s intercollegiate athletics contests in that sport until the competition has concluded and the team has been dismissed by the coach.

Evaluation is any off-campus activity designed to assess the academic qualifications or athletics ability of a prospect, including any visit to a prospect’s educational institution (during which no contact occurs) or the observation of a prospect participating in any practice or competition at any site.

Telephone Calls During Conduct of Athletics Contest

A recruiting-person day is defined as one coach engaged in an off-campus recruiting activity of a prospect, including a prospect who has signed a National Letter of Intent (or the institution’s written offer of admission and/or financial aid), on one day (12:01 a.m. to midnight); two coaches engaged in recruiting activities on the same day shall use two recruiting person days.

Telephone Calls – Institutional Staff Members – General Rule

Recruited Prospective Student-Athlete

Visits to a Prospect’s Educational Institution

Actions by staff members or athletics representatives that cause a prospect to become a recruited prospect at that institution are: a. Providing the prospect with an official visit; b. Having an arranged, in-person, off-campus encounter with the prospect or the prospect’s parent(s), relatives or legal guardian(s);

All telephone calls to prospects (or the prospects’ relatives, legal guardians or coaches) must be made by the head coach or one or more of the assistant coaches who count toward the numerical limitations in men’s basketball. Institutional staff members may visit a prospect’s educational institution on not more than one occasion during a particular week within a recruiting or evaluation period, regardless of the number of prospects enrolled in the institution or whether any prospect is contacted on that occasion. During the July evaluation period, there are no limitations on the number of times an institutional staff member may visit a prospect’s educational institution.

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NCAA DIVISION I MEN’S BASKETBALL OFF-CAMPUS RECRUITING GUIDE Effective Aug. 1, 2012 (continued) Tournament Exception

Visiting a prospect’s educational institution on consecutive days during a particular week to observe a tournament or tier of a tournament shall count as a single visit.

Counting Contacts and Evaluations

Evaluations that occur during the academic year count against the permissible number of recruiting opportunities. Outside of the academic year, evaluations do not count against the annual number of recruiting opportunities. Contacts that occur with a prospect count against the permissible number of total recruiting opportunities regardless of the time period (e.g., academic year or outside the academic year). All contacts and evaluations are subject to recruiting calendar restrictions.

Prospective Student-Athlete’s Educational Institution

Any staff member desiring to contact a prospect at the prospect’s educational institution first shall obtain permission for such contact from that institution’s executive officer (or the executive officer’s authorized representative). Contact may not be made during the time of the day when classes are in session.

Practice or Competition Site

Recruiting contact may not be made with a prospect prior to any athletics competition in which the prospect is a participant during the day or days of competition, even if the prospect is on an official or unofficial visit. Contact includes the passing of notes to a prospective by a third party on behalf of an institutional staff member. Contact and communication restrictions are as follows: a. No in-person contact with a prospective student-athlete or the prospective student-athlete’s relatives or legal guardians during the day of the prospective student-athlete’s competition (e.g., before and after the competition). (See Bylaw 13.1.3.2.1.1 for exceptions after a prospect has signed an NLI or submitted a financial deposit in response to an offer of admission); b. Coaching staff members may not send electronic correspondence to a prospect while he is on call for competition at the competition site (e.g., arena, stadium). c. Coaching staff members may send general correspondence to a prospect while the prospect is participating in an athletics event, provided the general correspondence is sent directly to a prospect (e.g., the front desk of the hotel, the prospective student-athlete’s personal fax machine) and there is no additional party (e.g., camp employee, coach) involved in disseminating the correspondence. d. All communication with a prospect’s coach (other than a high school coach who is not attending the certificed event) or any individual associated with the prospect as a result of the prospect’s participation in basketball, directly or indirectly, is prohibited during the time period in which the prospect is participating in a certified event.

Evaluation Days Academic Year Recruiting Periods

All evaluations during the academic year evaluation period shall be limited to regularly scheduled high school, preparatory school and two-year college contests/tournaments, practices and regular scholastic activities involving prospects enrolled only at the institution at which the regular scholastic activities occur.

April Evaluation Periods

Evaluations of live athletics activities during these periods shall be limited to nonscholastic events that are certified.

Summer Evaluation Periods

During the summer evaluation periods, a member of an institution’s basketball coaching staff may attend institutional basketball camps and noninstitutional organized events (e.g., camps, leagues, tournaments and festivals) that are certified.

NBA Draft Combine

Evaluations conducted at the NBA draft combine are not included in the 130 evaluation days.

Athletics Events Outside Contact Period

In-person contact with a prospect shall not be made on or off the member institution’s campus at the site of practice or competition or for any athletics event in which the prospect participates outside the permissible contact periods. When a prospect participates in an athletics contest or event (including a noninstitutional, private camp or clinic) on a member institution’s campus outside of a contact period, it is not permissible for an authorized institutional staff member to have contact with the prospect until the calendar day following his or her release from the competition. Further, if a prospect is visiting an institution’s campus immediately before or after participating in an athletics contest or event on the institution’s campus, the prospect must depart the locale of the institution the calendar day before or after the contest or event.

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NCAA DIVISION I WOMEN’S BASKETBALL OFF-CAMPUS RECRUITING GUIDE Effective Aug. 1, 2012 Freshman/Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Two-Year College Prospects

Four-Year College Prospects

Telephone calls – • Once per week Recruiting materials – • Sept. 1 Recruiting materials – • Questionnaires, camp brochures, NCAA materials and nonathletics recruiting publications only

Telephone calls – • April call permissible on or after Thursday following Women’s Final Four • One call in May • One call June 1-20 • One call June 21-30 • Three during the month of July following Jr. year

Telephone calls – • Once per week Off-campus contact – • Sept. 16 Official visit – • Opening day of classes

Telephone calls – • Once per week following permission

Qualifier – • Contacts permissible Nonqualifier – • No contacts until after completion of first year of enrollment at the two-year college Official visits – • Maximum of five beginning Oct. 15 following prospect’s completion of high school. • No official visits for nonqualifiers until after completion of first year of enrollment at the two-year college

NCAA or NAIA institution – • Only after written permission has been granted by the student-athlete’s institution Other four-year institution – • Written permission not necessary Official visits – • Maximum of five beginning Oct. 15 following prospect’s completion of high school

Evaluations and Contacts

• 100 recruiting-person days during academic year contact and evaluation periods • Not more than seven recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined) during the academic year per prospect • Not more than three off-campus contacts during prospect’s Sr. year • Practice/competition site restrictions

* Please note that this document should not be used as a substitute for the NCAA manual. Coaches are encouraged to contact the athletics compliance office for additional information.

DEFINITIONS Contact

A contact is any face-to-face encounter between a prospect or the prospect’s parents, relatives or legal guardian(s) and an institutional staff member or athletics representative during which any dialogue occurs in excess of an exchange of a greeting. Any such face-to-face encounter that is prearranged (e.g., staff member positions himself/herself in a location where contact is possible) or that takes place on the grounds of the prospect’s educational institution or at the site of organized competition or practice involving the prospect or the prospect’s high school, preparatory school, two-year college or all-star team shall be considered a contact, regardless of whether any conversation occurs. However, an institutional staff member or athletics representative who is approached by a prospect or the prospect’s parents, relatives or legal guardian(s) at any location shall not use a contact, provided the encounter was not prearranged and the staff member or athletics representative does not engage in any dialogue in excess of a greeting and takes appropriate steps to immediately terminate the encounter.

Evaluation

Evaluation is any off-campus activity designed to assess the academic qualifications or athletics ability of a prospect, including any visit to a prospect’s educational institution (during which no contact occurs) or the observation of a prospect participating in any practice or competition at any site.

Recruiting-Person Days – Women’s Basketball

A recruiting-person day is defined as one coach engaged in an off-campus recruiting activity of a prospect, including a prospect who has signed a National Letter of Intent (or the institution’s written offer of admission and/or financial aid), on one day (12:01 a.m. to midnight); two coaches engaged in recruiting activities on the same day shall use two recruiting person days.

Recruited Prospective Student-Athlete

Actions by staff members or athletics representatives that cause a prospect to become a recruited prospect at that institution are:

a. Providing the prospect with an official visit; b. Having an arranged, in-person, off-campus encounter with the prospect or the prospect’s parent(s), relatives or legal guardian(s); c. Initiating or arranging a telephone contact with the prospect, the prospect’s relatives or legal guardian(s) on more than one occasion for the purpose of recruitment; and d. Issuing a National Letter of Intent or the institution’s written offer of athletically related financial aid to the prospect (excluding summer term awards prior to initial full-time enrollment).

Telephone Calls

All electronically transmitted human voice exchange (including videoconferencing and videophones) shall be considered telephone calls.

Contacts, Evaluations and Telephone Calls Off-Campus Recruiters

An institutional staff member is not permitted to recruit off campus until he or she has been certified on an annual basis as to knowledge of applicable recruiting rules.

Telephone Calls During Conduct of Athletics Contest

Telephone calls to a prospect (or the prospect’s relatives or legal guardians) may not be made during the conduct of any of the institution’s intercollegiate athletics contests in that sport until the competition has concluded and the team has been dismissed by the coach.

Telephone Calls – Institutional Staff Members – General Rule

All telephone calls to prospects (or the prospects’ parents, legal guardians or coaches) must be made by the head coach or one or more of the assistant coaches who count toward the numerical limitations in women’s basketball.

Visits to a Prospect’s Educational Institution

Institutional staff members may visit a prospect’s educational institution on not more than one occasion during a particular week within a contact or evaluation period, regardless of the number of prospects

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Tournament Exception

Visiting a prospect’s educational institution on consecutive days during a particular week to observe a tournament or tier of a tournament shall count as a single visit.

Counting Contacts and Evaluations

July Evaluation Period

During the July evaluation periods, all communication with a prospect, the prospect’s relatives or legal guardians, the prospect’s coach or any individual associated with the prospect as a result of the prospect’s participation in basketball, directly or indirectly, is prohibited unless the prospective studentathlete has graduated from high school and signed a National Letter of Intent or institutional written offer of admission and/or financial aid or the institution has received a financial deposit in response to the institution’s offer of admission.

Evaluations that occur during the academic year count against the permissible number of recruiting opportunities. Outside of the academic year, evaluations do not count against the annual number of recruiting opportunities. Contacts that occur with a prospect count against the permissible number of total recruiting opportunities regardless of the time period (e.g., academic year or outside the academic year). All contacts and evaluations are subject to recruiting calendar restrictions.

Communication After Commitment

Prospective Student-Athlete’s Educational Institution

Evaluation Days Academic Year Evaluation Period

Any staff member desiring to contact a prospect at the prospect’s educational institution first shall obtain permission for such contact from that institution’s executive officer (or the executive officer’s authorized representative).

Practice or Competition Site

Recruiting contact may not be made with a prospect prior to any athletics competition in which the prospect is a participant during the day or days of competition, even if the prospect is on an official or unofficial visit. Contact includes the passing of notes to a prospective by a third party on behalf of an institutional staff member. Contact shall not be made with the prospect as follows: a. At any site prior to the contest on the day or days of competition; b. F rom the time the prospect reports on call and becomes involved in competition-related activity to the end of the competition; c. A  fter the competition, including competition that requires more than one day of participation (e.g., a basketball tournament), until the prospect is released by the appropriate institutional authority and departs the dressing and meeting facility; d. C  oaching staff members may send general correspondence to a prospect while the prospect is participating in an athletics event, provided the general correspondence is sent directly to a prospect (e.g., the front desk of the hotel, the prospective student-athlete’s personal fax machine) and there is no additional party (e.g., camp employee, coach) involved in disseminating the correspondence.

Athletics Events Outside Contact Period

In-person contact with a prospect shall not be made on or off the member institution’s campus at the site of practice or competition or for any athletics event in which the prospect participates outside the permissible contact periods. When a prospect participates in an athletics contest or event (including a noninstitutional, private camp or clinic) on a member institution’s campus outside of a contact period, it is not permissible for an authorized institutional staff member to have contact with the prospect until the calendar day following his or her release from the competition. Further, if a prospect is visiting an institution’s campus immediately before or after participating in an athletics contest or event on the institution’s campus, the prospect must depart the locale of the institution the calendar day before or after the contest or event.

The restrictions on the forms and frequency of communication shall no longer apply beginning the calendar day after: (1) the prospective student-athlete signs a National Letter of Intent (NLI) or the institution’s written offer of admission and/or financial aid; or (2) the institution receives a financial deposit in response to the institution’s offer of admission.

Evaluations during the academic year may occur at regularly scheduled high school, preparatory school and two-year college contests/tournaments and practices; regular scholastic activities involving prospects enrolled at the institution at which the regular scholastic activities occur; and evaluations at nonscholastic events during the prospect’s academic year during the last full weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) of the fall contact period and the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the spring evaluation period. Evaluations at nonscholastic events and noninstitutional camps or clinics that occur on a Division I campus are prohibited.

Summer Evaluation Period

During the summer evaluation period, a member institution’s basketball coaching staff may attend institutional basketball camps and noninstitutional organized events (e.g., camps, leagues, tournaments and festivals) that are certified. Evaluations at nonscholastic events and noninstitutional camps or clinics that occur on a Division I campus are prohibited.

Coaches Attendance at Basketball Events

During prescribed evaluation periods, institutional coaching staff members may attend regularly scheduled high school, preparatory school or two-year college contests/tournaments and practices; regular scholastic activities involving prospective student-athletes enrolled only at the institution at which the regular scholastic activities occur; institutional basketball camps; and noninstitutional organized events (e.g., camps, leagues, tournaments, festivals, showcases) that are certified, including events that are approved, sponsored or conducted by an applicable state, national or international governing body but are organized and conducted primarily for a recruiting purpose. Evaluations at nonscholastic events and noninstitutional camps or clinics that occur on a Division I campus are prohibited. It is permissible for coaches to attend organized team practices in preparation for a certified event only if such practice time has been designated by the organizer as part of the event. The basketball event certification program is not applicable to noninstitutional organized events that are approved, sponsored or conducted by an applicable state, national or international governing body and are not organized and conducted primarily for a recruiting purpose (e.g., intrastate and interstate high school basketball games, state high school all-star games, international competitions and practices associated with such contests).

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NCAA DIVISION I COACHES OFF-CAMPUS RECRUITING GUIDE – SPORTS OTHER THAN FOOTBALL AND BASKETBALL Effective Aug. 1, 2012 Freshman/Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Two-Year College Prospects Telephone calls – • Once per week

Recruiting materials – • Questionnaires, camp brochures, NCAA materials and nonathletics recruiting publications only

Recruiting materials – • Sept. 1 for all sports

Telephone calls – • Once per week

Telephone calls – • Once per week July 1 following Jr. year

Off-campus contact – • July 1 prior to Sr. year or the opening day of classes of her Sr. year in high school, whichever is earlier

Off-campus contact – • July 1 following Jr. year

Official visit – • Opening day of prospect’s classes

Four-Year College Prospects

Evaluations and Contacts

Telephone calls – • Once per week following permission

Softball: • 50 evaluation days between Aug. 1 through July 31

Nonqualifier – • No contacts until after completion of first year of enrollment at the two-year college

NCAA or NAIA institution – • Only after written permission has been granted by the student-athlete’s institution

Women’s volleyball: • 80 evaluation days between Aug. 1 through July 31

Official visits – • Maximum of five beginning Oct. 15 following prospect’s completion of high school

Other four-year institution – • Written permission not necessary

Nonqualifier – • May not be provided an expense-paid visit until after completion of first year of enrollment at the two-year college

Official visits – • Maximum of five beginning Oct. 15 following prospect’s completion of high school

Qualifier – • Contacts permissible

Other sports: • Seven recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined) per prospect and not more than three of the seven opportunities may be contacts • Practice/competition site restrictions (see other side)

* Please note that this document should not be used as a substitute for the NCAA manual. Coaches are encouraged to contact the athletics compliance office for additional information.

DEFINITIONS Contact

A contact is any face-to-face encounter between a prospect or the prospect’s parents, relatives or legal guardian(s) and an institutional staff member or athletics representative during which any dialogue occurs in excess of an exchange of a greeting. Any such face-to-face encounter that is prearranged (e.g., staff member positions himself/herself in a location where contact is possible) or that takes place on the grounds of the prospect’s educational institution or at the site of organized competition or practice involving the prospect or the prospect’s high school, preparatory school, two-year college or all-star team shall be considered a contact, regardless of whether any conversation occurs. However, an institutional staff member or athletics representative who is approached by a prospect or the prospect’s parents, relatives or legal guardian(s) at any location shall not use a contact, provided the encounter was not prearranged and the staff member or athletics representative does not engage in any dialogue in excess of a greeting and takes appropriate steps to immediately terminate the encounter.

Evaluation

Evaluation is any off-campus activity designed to assess the academic qualifications or athletics ability of a prospective student-athlete, including any visit to a prospect’s educational institution (during which no contact occurs) or the observation of a prospect participating in any practice or competition at any site.

Evaluation Days

An evaluation day is defined as one coach engaged in the evaluation of any prospect on one day (12:01 a.m. to midnight); two coaches making evaluations on the same day shall use two evaluation days.

Recruited Prospective Student-Athlete

Actions by staff members or athletics representatives that cause a prospect to become a recruited prospect at that institution are:

a. Providing the prospect with an official visit; b. Having an arranged, in-person, off-campus encounter with the prospect or the prospect’s parent(s), relatives or legal guardian(s); c. Initiating or arranging a telephone contact with the prospect, the prospect’s relatives or legal guardian(s) on more than one occasion for the purpose of recruitment; or d. Issuing a National Letter of Intent (NLI) or the institution’s written offer of athletically related financial aid to the prospect (excluding summer term awards prior to initial full-time enrollment).

Telephone Calls

All electronically transmitted human voice exchange (including videoconferencing and videophones) shall be considered telephone calls. All electronically transmitted correspondence (e.g., electronic mail, facsimiles) shall not be considered telephone calls.

Contacts, Evaluations and Telephone Calls Off-Campus Recruiters

An institutional staff member is not permitted to recruit off campus until he or she has been certified on an annual basis as to knowledge of applicable recruiting rules.

Telephone Calls During Conduct of Athletics Contest

Telephone calls to a prospect (or the prospect’s relatives or legal guardians) may not be made during the conduct of any of the institution’s intercollegiate athletics contests in that sport from the time the institution’s team reports on call at the competition site at the direction of the coach until the competition has concluded and the team has been dismissed by the coach.

Telephone Calls – Institutional Staff Members – General Rule

All telephone calls made to and received from prospects (or the prospects’ parents, legal guardians or coaches) must be made and received by the head coach or one or more of the assistant coaches who count toward the numerical limitations in that sport.

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NCAA DIVISION I COACHES OFF-CAMPUS RECRUITING GUIDE – SPORTS OTHER THAN FOOTBALL AND BASKETBALL Effective Aug. 1, 2012 (continued) Visits to a Prospect’s Educational Institution

Visits to a prospect’s educational institution that will occur during that portion of the day when classes are being conducted for all students must receive the approval of the executive officer (or the executive officer’s designated representative) of the prospect’s educational institution.

Counting Contacts and Evaluations

Evaluations that occur during the academic year count against the permissible number of recruiting opportunities. Outside of the academic year, evaluations do not count against the annual number of recruiting opportunities. Contacts that occur with a prospect count against the permissible number of total recruiting opportunities regardless of the time period (e.g., academic year or outside the academic year). All contacts and evaluations are subject to recruiting calendar restrictions.

Contact at Prospect’s Practice or Competition Site

Recruiting contact may not be made with a prospect prior to any athletics competition in which the prospect is a participant during the day or days of competition, even if the prospect is on an official or unofficial visit. Contact includes the passing of notes to a prospect by a third party on behalf of an institutional staff member. Contact shall not be made with the prospect as follows: a. At any site prior to the contest on the day or days of competition; b. F rom the time the prospect reports on call (at the direction of his or her coach or comparable authority) and becomes involved in competition-related activity to the end of the competition even if such competition-related activities are initiated prior to the day or days of competition; c. A  fter the competition, including competition that requires more than one day of participation (e.g., a tournament), until the prospect is released by the appropriate institutional authority and departs the dressing and meeting facility; and d. C  oaching staff members may not send electronic correspondence to a prospect while he or she is on call for competition at the competition site. Coaching staff members may send general correspondence (including electronic correspondence) to a prospect while he or she is on call and not at the competition site or while the prospect is at any location once he or she has been released by the appropriate authority, provided the general correspondence is sent directly to a prospect (e.g., the front desk of the hotel, the prospect’s personal fax machine) and there is no additional party (e.g., camp employee, coach) involved in disseminating the correspondence.

Visit (Without Contact) to Prospective Student-Athlete’s Educational Institution

A visit (without contact) by a coaching staff member to a prospect’s educational institution counts as an evaluation for all prospects in that sport at that educational institution.

Evaluations Are Sport Specific The limitations on the number of evaluations are sport specific; therefore, a prospect being earnestly recruited by an institution in more than one sport may be evaluated on the permissible number of occasions in each of those sports during the academic year. Evaluations are counted against the sport of the coach making the evaluation.

Evaluations in Team Sports

In team sports, an institution shall use an evaluation for each prospect participating in a practice or contest observed by the institution’s coach, even if a contact is made during the same day. An institution’s coach who is attending an event in which prospects from multiple educational institutions participate in drills (e.g., combine) shall use an evaluation only for each prospective student-athlete participating in the event that the coach observes engaging in the drills.

Evaluations in Individual Sports

An institution’s coach who is attending a practice or event in which prospects from multiple institutions participate in drills (e.g., combine) or competition in an individual sport on a specific day shall use an evaluation only for those participants that the coach observes engaging in practice or competition. The evaluation is counted even if a contact is made during the same day.

Tournament Evaluations

Evaluation during each day of a tournament held during the academic year shall count as a separate evaluation except as follows: a. Evaluation of multiple contests in a tournament that occurs on consecutive days (and normally at the same site) shall count as a single evaluation; b. Evaluation of multiple contests in a single tier of a tournament (e.g., sectional, district, regional) shall count as a single observation. If a particular tier of a tournament is subdivided into identifiable segments (e.g., conducted on different weekends), evaluation of contests in each identifiable segment counts as a single observation.

Other Multi-Day Events

Evaluations at a multiple-day event (e.g., jamboree, round robin, showcase) constitute separate evaluations for each day of the event unless the event is conducted in a tournament format in which a winner of the event is determined.

Evaluations/Contact at Prospective Student-Athlete’s Educational Institution

If a coach makes an in-person recruiting contact at a prospect’s educational institution, all evaluations (other than observations of athletically related activities) made on that calendar day at the prospect’s educational institution shall not count among the permissible number of evaluations for any prospect at that institution in the applicable sport.

Communication After Commitment

The restrictions on the forms and frequency of communication shall no longer apply beginning the calendar day after: (1) the prospective student-athlete signs an NLI or the institution’s written offer of admission and/or financial aid; or (2) the institution receives a financial deposit in response to the institution’s offer of admission.

Exception: Recruiting Opportunities in Cross Country and Track and Field

An institution is limited to a total of seven recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined) during the academic year during which the prospect competes in any or all of the sports of cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field, provided not more than three of the opportunities are contacts.

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INITIAL ELIGIBILITY

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INITIAL ELIGIBILITY AND TRANSFER ELIGIBILITY

WHAT IS NEW FOR 2012? Changes to current bylaws for SAs first entering a collegiate institution full time on or after August 1, 2012: Qualifiers and Nonqualifiers: • The physical education activity limits will be applicable to all sports. • M  inimum transferable grade-point average needed for competition in first year in residence increases to 2.500. For nonqualfiers who don’t meet 2.500, may practice and receive athletics aid above a 2.000. Nonqualifiers: • In addition to six semester/eight quarter hours of transferable English and three semester/four quarter hours of transferable math, will need three semester/four quarter hours of transferable science. Other: • .. Increase to 2.50 for any applicable transfer exception with a grade-point average component (i.e., discontinued/nonsponsored sport exception) 4-2-4 transfers who first enter any collegiate institution full time on or after August 1, 2012, will be subject to changes as well: • 2 .500 GPA for base rule and discontinued/nonsponsored sport qualifier exception. • Physical Education activity course limits applicable to all SAs. • N  onqualifiers subject to completion of transferable core–curriculum requirement(six semester/eight quarter hours of transferable English and three semester/four quarter hours of transferable math, will need three semester/ four quarter hours of transferable science). ** May use transferable credits earned while enrolled at a previous four-year college to meet requirement.

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NCAA DIV. I FRESHMAN-ELIGIBILITY STANDARDS (COLLEGE ENTRANTS FALL 2008 AND THEREAFTER) QUALIFIER Can practice, compete and receive athletics scholarship as a freshman. REQUIREMENTS • Graduation from high school, • Successful completion of a required core curriculum consisting of a minimum number of courses in specified subjects, • The highest scores achieved on the verbal and mathematics sections of the SAT or the highest scores achieved on the four individual tests of the ACT may be combined to achieve the highest scores, and • The following minimum grade-point average in the 16 core courses meeting the NCAA core course definition with the corresponding ACT sum or SAT total score needed: GPA & SAT / ACT

HIGH SCHOOL CORE COURSES

Use the GPA and SAT / ACT sliding scale on pages 43-44

• At least 4 years English; • At least 3 years math; Algebra 1 or higher; • At least 2 years natural or physical science, including 1 lab course if offered by any high school attended; • At least 1 year of additional English, math, or natural or physical science; • At least 2 years of social science; and • 4 years of additional academic courses in any of the above areas, or foreign language, computer science, philosophy or comparative religion.

NONQUALIFIER (Does not meet standards for qualifier) No practice or competition during freshman year. Three seasons of competition. May receive institutional need-based aid only during freshman year, which may not be from an athletics source. 43


NCAA DIVISION I SLIDING SCALE CORE GRADE-POINT AVERAGE / TEST-SCORE New Core GPA / Test Score Index Core GPA 3.550 & above 3.525 3.5 3.475 3.45 3.425 3.4 3.375 3.35 3.325 3.3 3.275 3.25 3.225 3.2 3.175 3.15 3.125 3.1 3.075 3.05 3.025 3 2.975 2.95 2.925 2.9 2.875 2.85 2.825 2.8 2.775

SAT

Sum ACT

400 410 420 430 440 450 460 470 480 490 500 510 520 530 540 550 560 570 580 590 600 610 620 630 640 650 660 670 680 690 700 710

37 38 39 40 41 41 42 42 43 44 44 45 46 46 47 47 48 49 49 50 50 51 52 52 53 53 54 55 56 56 57 58

Verbal and Math ONLY

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NCAA DIVISION I SLIDING SCALE CORE GRADE-POINT AVERAGE / TEST-SCORE New Core GPA / Test Score Index Core GPA 2.75 2.725 2.7 2.675 2.65 2.625 2.6 2.575 2.55 2.525 2.5 2.475 2.45 2.425 2.4 2.375 2.35 2.325 2.3 2.275 2.25 2.225 2.2 2.175 2.15 2.125 2.1 2.075 2.05 2.025 2

SAT

Sum ACT

720 730 730 740-750 760 770 780 790 800 810 820 830 840-850 860 860 870 880 890 900 910 920 930 940 950 960 960 970 980 990 1000 1010

59 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 80 81 82 83 84 85 86

Verbal and Math ONLY

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2012-2013 ACT NATIONAL TESTING DATES Test Date September 8, 2012 October 27, 2012 December 8, 2012 February 9, 2013 April 13, 2013 June 8, 2013

Registration Deadline August 17, 2012 September 21, 2012 November 2, 2012 January 11, 2013 March 8, 2013 May 3, 2013

(Late Fee Required) August 18–24, 2012 September 22–October 5, 2012 November 3–16, 2012 January 12–18, 2013 March 9–22, 2013 May 4–17, 2013

2012-2013 SAT NATIONAL TESTING DATES Test Date October 6, 2012 November 3, 2012 December 1, 2012 January 26, 2013 March 9, 2013 May 4, 2013 June 1, 2013

Test SAT & Subject Tests SAT & Subject Tests SAT & Subject Tests SAT & Subject Tests SAT Only SAT & Subject Tests SAT & Subject Tests

U.S. Registration Deadlines (Expire at 11:59 p.m. ET, U.S.A.) Regular Sept. 7, 2012 Oct. 4, 2012 Nov. 1, 2012 Dec. 28, 2012 Feb. 8, 2013 Apr. 5, 2013 May 2, 2013

Late Sept. 21, 2012 Oct. 19, 2012 Nov. 16, 2012 Jan. 11, 2013 Feb. 23, 2013 Apr. 19, 2013 May 17, 2013

Sunday tests are administered the next day. * U.S. only, Subject Tests not offered.

SAT Phone: (866) 392-4088 Institutional code: 1459 ACT Phone: (800) 553-6244 Institutional code: 3992

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REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION TO UM Admission to UM is based on the student’s probable success at the University. Criteria taken into consideration include but is not limited to high school curriculum, ACT or SAT scores, Admissions Index, and/or collegiate records.

The deadlines for submitting applications for admission are: • July 1st for the fall semester, • December 1st for the spring semester, and • May 1st for the summer session. NOTE: Applicants must submit a non-refundable application fee of $25.00 for domestic students, and $50.00 for international students.

Admission Standards HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES

Degree Seeking Undergraduates Must meet the following requirements to be eligible for automatic admissions: • Must be a graduate of a recognized high school • Entrance Examination Score – A minimum ACT composite score of 16 with minimum of 16 in English and Reading subscores – A minimum SAT composite score of 770 with minimum of 390 Verbal subscore • Grade Point Average – A minimum high school cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.00 scale • Admissions Index – Must meet Admissions Index score of 95 or higher (H.S. GPA x 30 + ACT/SAT score – if SAT, do equivalent of ACT composite) • Required Core Courses – English = 4 – Math = 3 – Social Science = 2 – Natural/Physical Science = 2 – Visual/Performing Arts = 1 – Foreign Language = 2 (units must be in one foreign language, i.e. Spanish I, Spanish II)

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COLLEGE TRANSFERS

Transfer applicants with less than 24 credit hours: The University of Memphis welcomes applications from students who have begun college elsewhere. Students who are transferring with less than 24 credit hours of college-level coursework must satisfy the following criteria: • Meet the requirements of entering freshmen (see above); • Have earned a 2.00 GPA (as computed by the University of Memphis) on all attempted college level as well as developmental or remedial courses; and • Be in good standing with the college or university previously attended. Transfer applicants who have been academically dismissed from the last institution they attended but meet the GPA requirements listed above will not be considered for admission until at least one regular semester (not to include summer sessions) has elapsed. After this period, these applicants must submit a new application (no additional fee required). Students who meet the high school requirements, but do not have a 2.00 GPA on attempted college coursework may be considered for admission. These applicants will be reviewed by the Office of Academic Status and Retention Services. Students’ major, types of courses taken, and pattern of progress, as well as high school records and standardized test scores, will be considered in the admissions process.

Transfer applicants with 24 credit hours or more: Students who are transferring with 24 credit hours or more must meet one of the following admissions options: • Have earned an overall combined 2.00 GPA (as computed by the University of Memphis) on all transfer hours attempted.  OTE: Students who have failed any developmental or remedial coursework will not be eligible for N admission until they have completed these courses with a passing grade.

• Have earned an associate degree in a University Parallel or University Transfer program from a regionally accredited community, junior, or senior college with an overall combined 2.00 GPA (as computed by the University of Memphis).

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS International students must meet the same academic standards for admissions as those required of domestic students. In addition, they must present UM with the following: • 2.5 GPA or greater or a 95 admissions index; or greater, or a 26 ACT, or a 95 admissions index; • TOEFL score of 61 or higher; • World Educational Service (WES) Evaluation or 3rd party evaluator approved by NACES; and Final Leaving Certificate of Examination in the original language with a translation. TOEFL scores are required for all international students who (1) have completed their secondary education in a country where English is not the native language, (2) have completed fewer than two years of study in a United States high school, or (3) have completed fewer than two years of collegiate training in an accredited United States college or university (must complete two years of ENGL ~ i.e. ENG 101 and ENG 102 or its equivalent).

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TRANSFER RULES

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TWO-YEAR COLLEGE TRANSFER to Division I Institution

QUALIFIER? NO

SPORTS OTHER THAN FOOTBALL AND BASKETBALL AA degree

AND 48/72 hours of transferable degree credit toward a Div. I baccalaureate degree program with 2.00 GPA

AND 6 hours of English; 3 hours of Math

AND Minimum of three semesters/four quarters academic residence, summer excluded.

YES

OR (a) M  inimum one full-time semesters/ one full-time quarter academic residence, summer excluded, (b) A  verage of 12 hours transferable degree credit toward a Div. I baccalaureate degree program per semester/quarter attended;

AND (c) M  inimum of 2.00 GPA on all courses that would be accepted by certifying institution, even though course grade may not be acceptable for credit.

NO

YES

NO

YES

Not eligible for financial aid, practice or competition

Eligible for financial aid, practice and competition

Eligible for financial aid and practice only

Eligible for financial aid, practice and competition

NOTE: • No more than 18/27 transferable hours total earned during summer. • No more than 9/13.5 transferable hours earned during summer immediately prior to transfer. • Only 2 credits of PHED classes may be accepted as transfer credit from a two-year institution. • A midyear basketball or baseball transfer may not compete until the following academic year. • A midyear transfer in sport other than basketball may not compete if he/she has competed at the two-year college in the same academic year. • English and Math credit requirements must be met with college level classes accepted by the University of Memphis

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FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE TRANSFER

QUALIFIER?

NO

Did the student-athlete attend the fouryear institution one full academic year?

NO

Non-qualifiers: NOT eligible for practice, competition or financial aid.

YES

YES

Does the student-athlete meet any of these exceptions?

Educational exchange program

Exchange student exception

Discontinued academic program waiver

Foreign student program exception

Military or church service exception

Discontinued or nonsponsored sport exception

Two-year nonparticipation exception

Returned to original institution without participation

Nonrecruited student exception

One-time transfer exception

YES

Student-athlete eligible for financial aid practice and competition, subject to institutional and conference regulations

Student-athlete not eligible for competition for one academic year

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“4–2–4” COLLEGE TRANSFER STUDENTS Transfer from four-year college to two-year college to certifying institution (four-year) Does the student-athlete qualify for immediate participation through any of the following options?

1. Completion of 12 semester or quarter hours of transferable degree credit with a 2.000 cumulative minimum grade-point average for each term of full-time attendance at the two-year college most recently attended, 2. One calendar year has elapsed since transfer from the fouryear college, and 3. The student-athlete has graduated from two-year college.

The studentathlete returns to the four-year college from which he or she transferred to the twoyear college, provided the student-athlete did not have an unfulfilled residence requirement at the time of the original transfer.

1. Four-year college did not sponsor the sport (studentathlete did not attend any other institution that sponsored the sport), 2. Student-athlete was a qualifier, 3. Completion of 12 semester / quarter hours of transferable degree credit with an accumulative minimum 2.000 gradepoint average, 4. Completion of 12 semester or quarter hours of transferable credit acceptable toward any baccalaureate degree program at the certifying institution per term in attendance, and 5. Student-athlete spent at least two semesters / three quarters in attendance at the two–year college.

NO

Student-athlete is not eligible for competition for one academic year

Student-athlete eligible for financial aid, practice and competition, subject to institutional and conference regulations

NOTE: A midyear basketball transfer may not compete until the following academic year

YES

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NATIONAL LETTER OF INTENT

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NATIONAL LETTER OF INTENT (NLI) LEGISLATION Bylaw 13.9.1 NCAA Eligibility Center Registration and Institutional Request List The following requirements must be met before an institution may provide a written offer of athletically related financial aid (per Bylaw 15.3.2.3) to a prospective student-athlete: (a) A  high school or preparatory school prospective student-athlete must register with the NCAA Eligibility Center; (b) A high school or preparatory school prospective student-athlete must be placed on t. he institution’s institutional request list (IRL) with the NCAA Eligibility Center; and (c) A  high school, preparatory school or transfer (if applicable) prospective student-.athlete must complete the amateurism certification questionnaire administered by the NCAA Eligibility Center.

Bylaw 13.1.5.7 National Letter of Intent Signing Any in-person, off-campus contact made with a prospective student-athlete for the purpose of signing a letter of intent or other commitment to attend the institution or attendance at activities related to the signing of a letter of intent or other commitment to attend the institution shall be prohibited.

Bylaw 13.1.5.7.1 Delivery of NLI In-person, off-campus delivery of a letter of intent by an institutional staff member shall be prohibited. The letter may be delivered by express mail, courier service, regular mail, electronic mail or facsimile machine. NE

W

Bylaw 13.1.5.8 Contacts After Commitment There shall be no limit on the number of contacts by the institution with a prospective student-athlete (or the prospective student-athlete’s relatives or legal guardians) beginning the calendar day after one of the following events occurs (a) T he prospective student-athlete signs a National Letter of Intent (NLI) or the institution’s written offer of admission and/or financial aid; or (b) T he institution receives a financial deposit in response to the institution’s offer of admission.

NE

W

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(b) I n football, contact at the prospective student-athlete’s educational institution shall be confined to the permissible contact period and the spring evaluation period (see Bylaw 13.17.4). Contact at the educational institution during the contact period shall not exceed one visit per week. A visit to the educational institution during the spring evaluation period that only includes contact with a signed prospective student-athlete shall be considered one of the institution’s two permissible days at the institution (see Bylaw 13.1.7.9.2); (c) No in-person, off-campus contact may be made during a “dead period;” (d) N  o on- or off-campus contact (including correspondence and telephone calls) may be made by a representative of the institution’s athletics interests except those involving permissible pre-enrollment activities (e.g., a discussion of summer employment arrangements); and (e) C  ontact at the site of a prospective student-athlete’s competition shall continue to be governed by the provisions of Bylaw 13.1.6.2. Note: Contact with the prospective student-athlete’s relatives or legal guardians at the site of the prospective student-athlete’s competition shall be permitted (see Bylaw 13.1.6.2.1).

Distribution of Materials Two copies of the NLI are needed for each signing; therefore, each letter is to be completed in duplicate, with one copy to be retained by the prospect, one by the institution, and a copy to be forwarded to the Conference office.

Financial Aid Agreement (FAA) An NLI is invalid if the prospect does not receive in writing at the time of the signing an award for athletics financial aid for the entire academic year. Mid-year junior college football transfers must receive an award for the remainder of the academic year. Forms in the signing packet should be returned to the Compliance Coordinator for review purposes, and the Compliance Coordinator will forward the materials to the appropriate departments.

NLI AND FINANCIAL AID AGREEMENT FLOW CHART Completed NLI & FAA Coach

Athletic Compliance Office Financial Aid Office Conference USA Office

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Academic Credentials The Center for Athletic Academic Services (CAAS) must evaluate the prospect’s academic credentials prior to sending an NLI and/or FAA for signatures.

Signatures The NLI and FAA must be signed by the Director of Financial Aid, the Director of Athletics (or his/her designee), and the Faculty Athletic Representative before submitting them to the prospect and parent/legal guardian for their signatures. The prospective student-athlete and his/her parents or legal guardian must sign the NLI and FAA within 14 days of issuance. • The parent/legal guardian only needs to sign if the prospect is under the age of 21. • When mailing the NLI early, the date of issuance cannot be earlier than the initial signing date for that period.

Signing Time Regulations NLI cannot be signed by the prospect or parent/legal guardian prior to 7:00 a.m., local time, on the initial signing date.

Announcement and Publicity Signings It is very important that the athletic department staff members review Bylaw 13.10 regarding publicity of national letter signing. NOTE: The Media Services office must wait for confirmation from the Department of Athletics Compliance office before releasing the names of signees to the media.

2012-2013 NLI SIGNING DATES Sport Basketball (Early Period) Basketball (Regular Period) Football (Midyear JC Transfer) Football (Regular Period) Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country All Other Sports (Early Period) All Other Sports (Regular Period)

Initial Signing Date November 14, 2012 April 17, 2013 December 19, 2012 February 6, 2013 February 6, 2013 November 14, 2012 April 17, 2013

Final Signing Date November 21, 2012 May 15, 2013 January 15, 2013 April 1, 2013 August 1, 2013 November 21, 2012 August 1, 2013

Additional information about the NLI including Guidelines, Provisions, Releases and Appeals and Frequently Asked Questions can be found at www.national-letter.org

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COMPLIANCE PROCEDURES 1. Official Visit Prior to Beginning of Visit Coach is required to complete the “Admissions” view in the PSA’s ACS profile and upload the appropriate forms and documents (listed below) to the “Attachments” section of the PSA’s ACS profile. Once all documents are uploaded, the Coach should request, in writing via email, Official Visit Approval from the Athletic Compliance Office. A. High School Prospects – Copy of all high school transcripts – Score report or transcript that contains the PSA’s PSAT, SAT, PLAN or ACT test score – The PSA is also required to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center B. College Transfer Prospects – Proof of Permission to Contact (if applicable) – Copy of collegiate transcripts from all schools the transfer has attended • If approved, coach will be notified and will be required to enter the details of the Official Visit into ACS via the “Add Official Visit” function. • If not approved, the coach will be notified what is needed to receive approval

Post Visit Coach will be required to submit Athletic Recruitment Expense Claim, Request for Meal Reimbursement, Post Visit Report, and attach a copy of receipts for any travel arrangements (i.e. airfare or mileage reimbursements) and lodging financed by UM even if such travel or lodging was free or “comped.” NOTE: : In order to receive an Academic Evaluation only, Coach should upload all available academic records to the “Attachments” view of the PSA’s ACS profile (i.e. up-to-date transcripts and all available test scores) and send a request for an evaluation, in writing via email, to the Asst. Director of CAAS and the Athletic Compliance Office .

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Official Visit Approval Flow Chart COACH

Informs high school PSA to register with NCAA Eligibility Center and uploads all transcripts and test scores to the PSA’s ACS profile. Completes “Admissions” view in PSA’s ACS profile and emails the Athletic Compliance Office a request for Official Visit Approval.

ATHLETIC COMPLIANCE OFFICE

Confirms PSA’s NCAA Eligibility Center registration, adds PSA to institutions (IRL), submits transcript & test-score to CAAS, and sends Coach confirmation of the visit status (approved or not approved).

CENTER FOR ATHLETIC ACADEMIC SERVICES (CAAS)

Conducts a preliminary evaluation based on academic credentials received. Upon completion of evaluation, CAAS will upload the evaluation results to the PSA’s ACS profile and notify the appropriate representative of the sport and the Athletic Compliance Office.

APPROPRIATE REPRESENTATIVE OF SPORT

Upon receipt of approval for the PSA to come in for an Official Visit, coach will make final arrangements for the Official Visit and submit the visit details via the “Add Official Visit” function in ACS prior to the start of the visit.

PROSPECT

Prospect will be permitted to visit UM for 48-hour period.

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2. NCAA Eligibility Center (EC)

Prospect completes a Student-Release Form (SRF) and Amateurism Certification Statement on-line, and has ACT or SAT testing agency to send test scores to the EC

Eligibility Center

Registrar Office of each high school attended (submits official transcript to the CH)

Eligibility Center (receives official transcript from HS, and official test-scores from testing agency)

Prospect’s name is submitted by the University (Athletic Compliance Office)

NOTE: ALL test scores must be submitted to the EC by the testing agency. Test scores on HS transcripts will not be accepted.

Eligibility Center (preliminary evaluation)

Final 48-C on EC website (after the PSA has graduated)

A. Please indicate to the CAAS staff at the earliest possible date if the prospect has a known learning or physical disability. The NCAA waiver process is lengthy and involves a number of individuals. N  OTE: Students with a learning disability can process their own waivers prior to matriculation by indicating the need for a waiver on the Eligibility Center Student Release Form.

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N  OTE: All transcripts, leaving certificates, and grade records must be submitted with a certified, literal English translation and must be original academic records or attested copies of the original documents. ACT or SAT scores must also be provided.

3. Amateurism Certification Procedures for Prospective Student-Athletes A. Navigate to your “My Planner” Page by logging into your account at www.eligibilitycenter.org B. The select the red “Request Final Amateurism” button to begin. NOTES: • There is a tool tip that says “Click here to complete the request for final amateurism certification process for this sport” which is displayed when you place the mouse over the red button. • The “My Eligibility Status” section is only displayed if a successful payment has been made for your registration (via credit card or e-check) or has been marked as “Fee Waiver Approved.” College-bound student-athletes who are not paid or have a fee waiver pending will not be able to view the “My Eligibility Status” section and, therefore, cannot “Request Final Amateurism” Certification.

C. .This page requires you to review your sports participation information and to check the box certifying that you have read and agree to the statements at the bottom of the page. D. You can click the edit icon (in the shape of a pencil) if you need to update any information. If you select this button, it will take you back to the “My Sports” section for this sport to make changes or review more details. Then, you will need to start the final amateurism request process at the beginning from the “My Planner” page. E. The “Continue—Request Final” button will not be available until you have checked the box stating you have read and agree to the statements on the page. F. .Once you have read and agree to the statements, click the “Continue—Request Final” button. G. .An orange box will appear stating “You have successfully requested your final amateurism certification for (your sport).” H. Click “Ok.” I. The button will now appear blue (completed) and should read: “Final Amateurism Requested.”  OTE: There is a tool tip that says “You have already requested final amateurism certification for N this sport. Click here to view the information you submitted.” It is displayed when you place the mouse over the blue button. If you click the blue button, you will get a read-only version of your sports-participation information. Once you have requested your final amateurism for a sport, you can no longer edit the information you provided.

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J. .If you have registered for other sports you plan to participate in, follow the same instructions to request final amateurism for each sport.

4. Admission to University of Memphis The completed application and application fee ($25 domestic or $50 international) from prospective student-athletes should be sent directly to the Admissions Office. The application can be completed online at http://www.memphis.edu/ admissions/apply.php. Official documents such as high school transcripts, test scores, and/or college transcripts are to be sent directly from the sending institution(s) to the Admissions Office or to the Associate Director for CAAS. NOTE: Documents that are not submitted directly to the Admissions Office from the educational institution or testing agency cannot be used for admission purposes if they are not in a sealed envelope from the appropriate agency and/or educational institution.

5. Financial Aid A. A student must be fully admitted before the financial aid package can be processed. It is very important that all students submit their financial aid applications to the appropriate federal and University agencies at the earliest possible time. A student may pick up information on federal programs from their high school counselor. A coach may obtain both the University and federal aid applications from the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office in Wilder Tower or phone 901-678-4825. In addition, a student can file on-line at www.fafsa.ed.gov. The federal code for UM students is 003509. B. All athletic aid must be reduced by other countable aid outlined in Bylaws 15.02. in order to comply with NCAA full grant-in-aid limits. It is important to make the PSA aware of the NCAA rules regarding financial aid.

6. Recruiting Logs A. All recruiting activities of prospects must adhere to NCAA rules and regulations. Any violations must be reported immediately to the Athletic Compliance Office. B. Contact/Evaluation and Telephone Logs should be maintained accurately for each individual prospect. The logs should reflect actual recruiting activities and should be maintained in each sport’s ACS recruiting system.

7. Student-Athlete Host A. Per NCAA Bylaw 13.6.7.5(a); a “student-athlete host” can receive a maximum of $40 for each day of the visit for the first prospective student athlete and $20 a day for each additional prospective student athlete to cover all actual costs 63


of entertaining the prospect, excluding the cost of meals and admissions to campus athletic events. B. Can receive a complimentary meal when accompanying the prospect during an Official Visit. C. Should sign and date the appropriate section of the ‘Athletics Recruitment Expense Claim’ prior to receiving the host money allotment. Only StudentAthletes who have a completed ‘Student Athlete Host Form’ on file with the Athletic Compliance Office should be permitted to serve as a student host.

8. Official Visit Expense Reimbursement A. Coach should submit the Athletic Recruitment Expense Claim to the Athletic Compliance Office as soon as possible after the Official Visit. B. Request for Meal Reimbursement and the Post Visit Meal Report should be attached along with all receipts for meals and other expenses. C. .If host money was given out, the Student-Athlete Host is required sign in the appropriate section of the Athletics Recruitment Expense Claim. D. All travel that is financed by UM should be documented on the Athletic Recruitment Expense Claim and receipts should be attached. E. All lodging, including lodging for parents and/or legal guardians, should be documented on the Athletic Recruitment Expense Claim and Official Visit Itinerary and all receipts/folios should be attached. NOTE: A receipt/folio for ALL hotel rooms is necessary, even if the hotel was donated or “comped.”

9. Recruiting File / Records A. Each sport and/or designated recruiting coach (or administrative staff member) should keep a Master Recruiting file which contains recruiting documents for all Coaches and Prospective Student-Athletes. Where applicable, these documents should be maintained each sports ACS Recruiting System (i.e. records of calls, contacts, evaluations, official visits, unofficial visits, etc.) B. The Master Recruiting File should include the following for each Prospect Student-Athlete: – All transcripts and test scores – Post Visit Meal Report – Copy of all Athletic Recruitment Expense Claims and Request for Meal Reimbursements (and corresponding receipts) for each PSA who has come on an Official Visit – Hotel folio/receipt for Official Visit Lodging NOTE: The Master Recruiting File should be kept up to date and made readily available to the Athletic Compliance Office upon request. All files, forms, and logs kept in the Master Recruiting File should be submitted to the Athletic Compliance Office within the time periods prescribed at the monthly rules education meetings.

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10. Complimentary Admissions for Prospects Prospects on an Official or Unofficial Visit will be permitted (3) complimentary admissions to any home athletics event. A. Coaches will submit names of prospects interested in receiving Complimentary Admissions to the Athletic Business Office in the prescribed time period. The Athletic Business Office will process the request and inform the coach if tickets are available. B. If tickets are available, the PSA will be responsible for entering through the appropriate gate/entrance on gameday. A PSA must show a photo ID to receive his/her tickets but it is not necessary for the PSA’s guests to show ID unless they do not arrive with the PSA – The tickets can only be used by the prospect and those persons designated by the prospect. –Such admissions may provide seating only in the general seating area of the facility utilized for conducting the event. – .Complimentary admissions for prospects to attend conference or NCAA championship events are prohibited.

11. National Letter of Intent (NLI)/ Financial Aid Agreement (FAA) A. A completed NLI/FAA request form must be completed and submitted to the Athletic Compliance Office. B. PSA must register with the NCAA EC and complete the Amateurism Questionnaire. C. The Athletic Compliance Office will process the NLI/FAA packet and return the completed packet to the head coach. D. The coach is responsible for submitting the packet to the prospect and informing the prospect to complete and return all forms. E. The prospect and the parent/legal guardian (if prospect is under the age of 21) must complete and return all forms within 14 days of issuance [NLI and FAA form can be faxed back to UM prior to mailing]. F. Coaches are responsible for submitting all returned documents to the Compliance Office. G. Documents will be reviewed by the Athletic Compliance Office to assure all information is in compliance with the NCAA and Conference rules and regulations prior to submitting the documents to their appropriate offices.

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NLI FLOW CHART COACH

Informs high school PSA to register with NCAA Eligibility Center and uploads all transcripts and test scores to the PSA’s ACS profile. Completes “Admissions” view in PSA’s ACS profile and emails the Athletic Compliance Office a request for Official Visit Approval.

ATHLETIC COMPLIANCE OFFICE

Confirms PSA’s NCAA Eligibility Center registration, adds PSA to institutions (IRL), and sends Coach confirmation of the visit status (approved or not approved).

CENTER FOR ATHLETIC ACADEMIC SERVICES (CAAS)

Conducts a preliminary evaluation based on academic credentials received. Upon completion of evaluation, CAAS will upload the evaluation results to the PSA’s ACS profile and notify the appropriate representative of the sport and the Athletic Compliance Office.

COACH

Upon receipt of an evaluation that states “Recommended on Stated Conditions”, the NLI request can be submitted to the Athletic Compliance Office

NLI ~ Recommended

NLI ~ NOT Recommended

COACH

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Submits NLI request form to Submits NLI “request for written the Athletic Compliance Office; approval letter” to the Athletic Director; upon receipt of approval, forward ATHLETIC copy to CAAS, and submit NLI request COMPLIANCE OFFICE form and copy of approval to the Athletic Process the NLI and returns it Compliance Office; the appropriate representative for the sport; ATHLETIC COMPLIANCE OFFICE Process the NLI and returns it the COACH appropriate representative for the sport; Submits NLI to PSA

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AMATEURISM CERTIFICATION PROCESS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Do I have to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center? Yes. If you want to compete in NCAA Division I or II athletics in your first year of college, you must register with the Eligibility Center and be certified academically and as an amateur. When should I register with the Eligibility Center? Register for the Eligibility Center at the beginning of your junior year in high school. The athletics participation section should be updated regularly so that institutions recruiting you will have up-to-date information about you. Be sure to ask your high school guidance counselor to send your high school transcript to the Eligibility Center after you have completed at least six semesters of high school coursework. Is there a registration deadline? No. However, you must be certified both academically and as an amateur before you are eligible to compete at an NCAA Division I or II institution during your first year of enrollment. Is the registration form available in languages other than in English? At this time, it is only available in English since that is the primary language needed to complete academic work at American colleges and universities. What is the cost of the registration fee? The registration fee is $65 for domestic college-bound student-athletes and $95 for international college-bound student-athletes. There is only one fee to register for the Eligibility Center, which covers both the academic and amateurism certifications. In addition, there is no reduction of the fee if the college-bound student-athlete does not need an academic certification (e.g., has already served an academic year in residence at a collegiate institution). May I receive a fee waiver? Yes, you are eligible for a waiver of the initial-eligibility certification fee if you have already received a fee waiver (not a state voucher) for the ACT or SAT. If you have not been granted a fee waiver by ACT or SAT, then you will NOT be eligible for a waiver of the certification fee. If you are seeking a waiver of the certification fee, you should confirm your eligibility with your high school guidance counselor. Your high school guidance counselor MUST submit an electronic fee waiver confirmation before your registration may be processed. Who can help me complete the amateurism registration process? Anyone can assist you in completing the process. However, when you have completed the registration process, YOU will be the only person allowed to submit the information to the Eligibility Center. 67


If I complete the registration process but don’t attend a Division I or II institution immediately following high school, do I need to complete the registration process again if I want to attend a Division I or II institution later? Before being certified for a Division I or II institution, you will be required to update the information you provided for the amateurism questions. You will not be charged a registration fee to update your file. Do transfer student-athletes also have to register with the Eligibility Center? Every college-bound student-athlete who is attending an NCAA Division I or II institution full time for the first time must be certified by the Eligibility Center. If I am transferring from a junior college to either a Division I or II institution and all I need is my amateur certification, do I need to pay the full amount to register? Yes, the fee is a flat rate: $65 for domestic college-bound student-athletes and $95 for international college-bound student-athletes. If I am transferring from a junior college to either a Division I or II institution, do I have to receive an academic and an amateurism certification? You will definitely need to receive an amateurism certification. However, you may not need an academic certification. The institution that is recruiting you will be able to advise you on this matter based on your specific academic record. What if I enroll in an NCAA Division I or II institution and decide to participate in a sport other than one of the three I had listed on the amateurism certification registration form? If you decide to participate in a sport other than one listed on the registration form, the Eligibility Center will need to be contacted so you can add this sport and be certified under the amateurism certification process. Will a paper copy of the amateurism form be available? No, the registration form will only be available on the Eligibility Center Web site and must be completed online. If I have been participating in events related to my sport for a significant period of time, what events do I need to list on the amateurism registration form? You should include all events in which you participated, beginning with the ninth grade and thereafter. Once I complete the amateurism questions, how long will it take to find out if I am certified as an amateur? After you complete all of the questions, the length of time it will take for you to receive your “preliminary status report� will depend on the answers you provided. Can I receive different amateurism certifications for Divisions I and II? Yes. Divisions I and II have different rules, so it is possible that your certification status may be different for each division. 68


How often can I update my information? You can update your information as often as you need until you request a final certification of your amateurism status. At that point, you will no longer be able to update your amateurism information. When can I request final amateurism certification? Beginning April 1 for fall enrollees and beginning October 1 for spring/winter enrollees. Who will be certified? Every college-bound student-athlete, both domestic and international, who is attending an NCAA Division I or II institution for the first time, must be certified by the Eligibility Center. This includes college-bound student-athletes who are transferring from any two- or four-year institutions (including international institutions) that are not members of NCAA Division I or II. Thus, if an individual wants to participate in athletics at an NCAA Division I or II institution, the collegebound student-athlete must register with the Eligibility Center and submit the appropriate documentation to receive a certification decision. Am I automatically ineligible if I violated the amateurism rules? No. The Eligibility Center will review your athletics participation history. If there are violations of NCAA amateurism rules, the Eligibility Center may certify you with conditions, which must be fulfilled before you are eligible for competition. The conditions will be set based on which rule was violated and the severity of the violation. Such conditions may include repayment of money or sitting out of competition for a specified number of games, or both. In some cases, the Eligibility Center may determine that the violations are such that permanent ineligibility for competition is the appropriate penalty. Can I appeal a certification decision regarding my amateur status? Yes. The NCAA has an appeals process in place if you choose to appeal the certification decision. You will need to work with an NCAA institution since all appeals must be filed by a member institution.

MEN’S BASKETBALL Individual Associated with Prospect Student-Athlete (IAWP) 1. The definition of an “individual associated with a prospect” is any person who maintains (or directs others to maintain) contact with the prospective studentathlete, the prospective student-athlete’s relatives or legal guardians, or coaches at any point during the prospective student-athlete’s participation in basketball, and whose contact is directly or indirectly related to the prospective studentathlete’s: 69


a. Athletic skills and abilities; or b. Recruitment by or enrollment in an NCAA institution. T his definition includes, but is not limited to, parents, legal guardians, handlers, personal trainers and coaches. An individual who meets the definition of an individual associated with a prospect retains that status during the enrollment of that prospect at that institution. 2. It is not permissible for an institution or men’s basketball staff member to employ (i.e., volunteer or paid) an Individual Associated With Recruited Prospective Student-Athlete (IAWRP) at the institution’s or men’s basketball staff member’s camp or clinic. 3. It is not permissible for an institutional or men’s basketball staff member’s basketball camp to offer a different participation, registration procedure, fee structure, advertisement and/or logistical experience (e.g., lodging, meals, transportation or awards/mementos) than the other men’s/boys’ basketball camps operated by the institution or men’s basketball staff. 4. It is not permissible for an institution or a men’s basketball staff member to provide money to a nonprofit foundation that expends funds for the benefit of a nonscholastic team, prospective student-athlete(s) or an IAWP. A violation would occur even if the foundation provides funding to or services for both prospective student-athletes and individuals younger than prospect age. 5. It is not permissible for an institution or a men’s basketball staff member to provide a consulting fee to an IAWP or to a consulting firm in which an individual associated with a prospective student-athlete has a proprietary or financial interest. 6. It is not permissible for a men’s basketball staff member to place a telephone call to a 1-900 number connected to a prospect or an IAWP. 7. It is not permissible for a men’s basketball staff member or a representative of the institution’s athletics interests to be involved in any way in the operation or planning of a men’s basketball nonscholastic event on its campus.

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Definition of “Recruited Prospect” Frequently Asked Questions Q1: There is a new definition of a “recruited prospect,” which includes any prospect who has initiated contact with men’s basketball staff members. If a prospect calls the institution one time and requests a camp brochure, is that sufficient for the prospect to become a “recruited” prospect? A1: A single, isolated request for a camp brochure from a prospect will likely not trigger “recruited” status, but all facts and circumstances relating to interactions between the coaching staff and the prospect or his IAWPs must be considered in the analysis. For example, if the evidence shows that there was only one contact between the coaching staff and the prospect (e.g., a request for a camp brochure), but there were a significant number of contemporaneous contacts with an IAWP, that prospect will be deemed to be a recruited prospect. Q2: Does the mass mailing of camp brochures trigger recruited status for each prospect who receives the brochure as part of that mass mailing? A2: No. A mass mailing of camp brochures does not automatically trigger recruited status, but all facts and circumstances relating to any contemporaneous interactions between coaching staff members and the prospect or his IAWPs must be considered. Q3: Does the mailing of a questionnaire trigger recruited status? A3: N  o. The lone act of mailing of a questionnaire does not automatically trigger recruited status. Nevertheless, any contemporaneous interactions between coaching staff members and the prospect or his IAWPs can trigger recruited status. Q4: How long does a prospect retain recruited status? A4: A prospect retains “recruited” status until the prospect: 1. Enrolls at another NCAA institution; or 2. I f that prospect is currently enrolled at your institution, after that specific prospect has graduated or is no longer eligible under NCAA rules for competition at the institution. Thus it is not permissible to employ an individual who is associated with a recruited prospect who is now a currently enrolled student-athlete. Q5: Does the new definition of a “recruited prospect” impact financial aid legislation? A5: N  o. The definition relates only to the application of NCAA institutional camp and clinic legislation. As such, recruited status under Bylaw 13.02.12.1 remains applicable for purposes of applying other NCAA legislation (e.g., outside aid awards).

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RULES TO REMEMBER

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RULES TO REMEMBER Prospective Student-Athlete Bylaw 13.02.12 – Prospective Student-Athlete A prospective student-athlete (PSA) is a student who has started classes for the ninth grade. In addition, a student who has not started classes for the ninth grade becomes a prospective student-athlete if the institution provides such an individual (or the individual’s relatives or friends) any financial assistance or other benefits that the institution does not provide to prospective students generally. An individual remains a prospective student-athlete until one of the following occurs (whichever is earlier): (a) - The individual officially registers and enrolls in a minimum full-time program of studies and attends classes in any term of a four-year collegiate institution’s regular academic year (excluding summer); or (b) - The individual participates in a regular squad practice or competition at a four-year collegiate institution that occurs before the beginning of any term; or (c) - The individual officially registers and enrolls and attends classes during the summer prior to initial enrollment and receives institutional athletics aid.

Recruiting Bylaw 13.02.13 – Recruiting Recruiting is any solicitation of a prospect or a prospect’s relatives [or legal guardian(s)] by an institutional staff member or by a representative of the institution’s athletics interests for the purpose of securing the prospect’s enrollment and ultimate participation in the institution’s intercollegiate athletics program.

Bylaw 13.02.13.1 – Recruited Prospective Student-Athlete Actions by staff members or athletics representatives that cause a prospective student-athlete to become a recruited prospective student-athlete at the institution are: (a) Providing the PSA with an official visit; (b)  Having an arranged, in-person, off-campus encounter with the PSA or the PSA’s parent(s), relatives, or legal guardian(s); (c) Initiating or arranging a telephone contact with the PSA, the PSA’s relative or legal guardian(s) on more than one occasion for the purpose of recruitment; (d)  Issuing a National Letter of Intent or the institution’s written offer of athletically related financial aid to the PSA. Issuing a written offer of athletically related financial aid to a PSA to attend a summer session prior 73


to full-time enrollment does not cause the prospective student-athlete to become recruited.

Bylaw 11.7.4.3 – Off-Campus Recruiting – At Any One Time It is permissible for a coach to leave campus to engage in off-campus contact or evaluation before another coach who is off campus actually returns to campus, provided the total number of coaches recruiting on behalf of the institution at any time does not exceed the permissible number. The coach being replaced must complete his or her recruiting activities before another coach may begin any offcampus recruiting activity. Further, the replaced coach may not engage in additional recruiting activities until after he or she has returned to the institution’s campus.

Bylaw 11.7.4.3.1 Exception – Basketball – July Evaluation Periods During the July evaluation periods, a replaced coach is not required to return to the institution’s campus before engaging in additional recruiting activities, provided no more than three coaches engage in off-campus recruiting activities each day.

Bylaw 11.7.4.3.2 Exception – Sports Other Than Basketball – June, July and August In sports other than basketball, during June, July and August, a replaced coach is not required to return to the institution’s campus before engaging in additional recruiting activities, provided no more than the permissible number of off-campus recruiters in the particular sport engage in off-campus recruiting activities each day (see Bylaw 11.7.4).

Recruiting Periods Defined Bylaw 13.02.5.1 – Contact Period A contact period is a period of time when it is permissible for authorized athletics department staff members to make in-person, off-campus recruiting contacts and evaluations.

Bylaw 13.02.5.2 – Evaluation Period An evaluation period is a period of time when it is permissible for authorized athletics department staff members to be involved in off-campus activities designed to assess the academic qualifications and playing ability of prospective studentathletes. No in-person, off-campus recruiting contacts shall be made with the prospective student-athlete during an evaluation period.

Bylaw 13.02.5.4 – Quiet Period A quiet period is a period of time when it is permissible to make in-person recruiting contacts only on the institution’s campus. No in-person, off-campus recruiting contacts or evaluations may be made during the quiet period. 74


Bylaw 13.02.5.5 – Dead Period A dead period is a period of time when it is not permissible to make in-person recruiting contacts or evaluations on or off the institution’s campus or to permit official .or unofficial visits by prospective student-athletes to the institution’s campus. The provision of complimentary admissions to a prospective student-athlete during a dead period is prohibited, except as provided in Bylaw 13.7.2.5 for a prospective student-athlete who visits an institution as part of a group. During a dead period, a coaching staff member may not serve as a speaker at or attend a meeting or banquet at which prospective student-athletes are in attendance, except as provided in Bylaw 13.1.9.1, and may not visit a prospective student-athlete’s educational institution. It remains .permissible, however, for an institutional staff member to write or telephone a prospective student-athlete during a dead period.

Bylaw 13.02.5.3 – Recruiting Period – Men’s Basketball In men’s basketball, a recruiting period is a period of time when it is permissible for authorized athletics department staff members to make in-person, off-campus recruiting contacts and evaluations. NE

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Bylaw 13.12.1.5 – Recruiting Calendar Exceptions The interaction during sports camps and clinics between prospective studentathletes and those coaches employed by the camp or clinic is not subject to the recruiting calendar restrictions. However, an institutional staff member employed at any camp or clinic (e.g., counselor, director) is prohibited from recruiting any prospective student-athlete during the time period that the camp or clinic is conducted (from the time the prospective student-athlete reports to the camp or clinic until the conclusion of all camp activities). The prohibition against recruiting includes extending written offers of financial aid to any prospective student-athlete during his or her attendance at the camp or clinic (see Bylaw 13.9.2.2), but does not include recruiting conversations between the certifying institution’s coach and a participating prospective student-athlete during the institution’s camps or clinics. Other coaches wishing to attend the camp as observers must comply with appropriate recruiting contact and evaluation periods. In addition, institutional camps or clinics may not be conducted during a dead period.

Contacts Bylaw 13.1.1.1 – Time Period for Off-Campus Contacts – General Rule Off-campus recruiting contacts shall not be made with an individual (or his or her relatives or legal guardians) before July 1 following the completion of his or her junior year in high school (July 7 after the junior year in high school in women’s ice hockey and July 15 after the junior year in high school in women’s gymnastics), or the opening day of classes of his or her senior year in high school (as designated 75


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Bylaw 13.1.1.1.1 – Exception – Men’s Basketball In men’s basketball, off-campus recruiting contacts shall not be made with an individual (or his relatives or legal guardians) before the opening day of his junior year in high school. Contacts that occur during a prospective student-athlete’s junior year during recruiting periods other than the April recruiting period may occur only at the prospective student-athlete’s eduational institution. During the April recruiting period of a prospective student-athlete’s junior year, contacts may occur at either the prospective student-athlete’s educational institution or residence.

Bylaw 13.1.5.1 – Permissible Number of Contacts In sports other than football and basketball, each institution is limited to seven (7) recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined) per prospective student-athlete. During the senior year of high school, not more than three (3) of the seven (7) opportunities may be off-campus contacts at any site and shall include contacts with the prospective student-athlete’s relatives or legal guardian(s), but shall not include contacts made during an official visit per Bylaw 13.6.

Bylaw 13.1.5.2 – Permissible Number of Contacts – Football In football, each institution shall be limited to six (6) in-person, off-campus recruiting contacts per prospective student-athlete at any site and shall include contacts made with the prospective student-athlete’s relatives or legal guardian(s), but shall not include contacts made during an official visit per Bylaw 13.6. NE

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Bylaw 13.1.5.3 – Men’s Basketball In men’s basketball, during the academic year, each institution shall be limited to seven recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined) per prospective student-athlete. Men’s basketball staff members shall not exceed 130 recruitingperson days during the academic year contact and evaluation periods.

Bylaw 13.1.5.4 – Permissible Number of Contacts – Women’s Basketball In women’s basketball, during the academic year, each institution shall be limited to seven recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined) per prospective student-athlete; however, during the prospective student-athlete’s senior year, the institution is limited to not more than three in-person, off-campus contacts (see Bylaw 13.1.5.5). Women’s basketball staff members shall not exceed 100 recruitingperson days during the academic year contact and evaluation periods.

Bylaw 13.1.5.4.1 – Contact with Parent or Guardian Who Serves as Nonscholastic Coach – Women’s Basketball In-person off-campus contact with a parent or legal guardian of a prospective student-athlete who serves on the staff of his or her daughter’s nonscholastic team 76


shall count as a contact, unless the parent or legal guardian also serves as a head coach of his or her daughter’s scholastic team and the contact is unrelated to recruitment of his or her daughter.

Bylaw 13.1.1.2 – Two-Year College Prospective Student-Athletes A prospective student-athlete who was not a qualifier as defined in Bylaw 14.02.9.1 and who is enrolled in the first year of a two-year college may not be contacted in person on or off an institution’s campus for recruiting purposes.

Bylaw 13.1.1.3 – Four-Year College Prospective Student-Athletes An athletics staff member or other representative of the institution’s athletics interests shall not make contact with the student-athlete of another NCAA or NAIA four-year collegiate institution, directly or indirectly, without first obtaining the written permission of the first institution’s athletics director (or an athletics administrator designated by the athletics director) to do so, regardless of who makes the initial contact. If permission is not granted, the second institution shall not encourage the transfer and the institution shall not provide athletically related financial assistance to the student-athlete until the student-athlete has attended the second institution for one academic year. If permission is granted to contact the student-athlete, all applicable NCAA recruiting rules apply. If an institution receives a written request from a student-athlete to permit another institution to contact the student-athlete about transferring, the institution shall grant or deny the request within seven days (see Bylaw 13.02.1) of receipt of the request. If the institution fails to respond to the student-athlete’s written request within seven business days, permission shall be granted by default and the institution shall provide written permission to the student-athlete.

Bylaw 13.1.1.3.2 – Student-Athlete Withdrawn from Four-Year College A member institution may contact a student-athlete who has withdrawn officially from .a four-year collegiate institution without obtaining permission from the first institution .only if at least one academic year has elapsed since the withdrawal.

Bylaw 13.1.6.1 – Prospective Student-Athlete’s Educational Institution Any staff member desiring to contact a prospective student-athlete at the prospective student-athlete’s high school, preparatory school or two-year college first shall obtain permission for such contact from that institution’s executive officer (or the executive officer’s authorized representative). Contact may be made only when such permission is granted and, in men’s basketball, may not be made during the time of the day when classes are in session. Institutions also are bound by this provision when recruiting international prospective student-athletes.

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competition, even if the prospect is on an official or unofficial visit. In Division I, such contact includes the passing of notes or verbally relaying information to a prospective student athlete by a third party on behalf of an institutional staff member and telephone calls. Such contact shall be governed by the following rules: (a) Contact shall not be made with the prospective student-athlete at any site prior to the contest on the day or days of competition; (b)  Contact shall not be made with the prospective student-athlete from the time he or she reports on call (at the direction of his or her coach or comparable authority) and becomes involved in competition-related activity (e.g., traveling to an away-from-home game) to the end of the competition even if such competition-related activities are initiated prior to the day or days of competition; (c)  Contact shall not be made after the competition until the prospective studentathlete is released by the appropriate institutional authority and departs the dressing and meeting facility; (d) Contact shall not be made with the prospective student-athlete involved in competition that requires participation on consecutive days (e.g., a tournament) until after his or her final contest is completed and he or she is released by the appropriate institutional authority and leaves the dressing and meeting facility. Contact shall not be made with a prospective studentathlete involved in a tournament that is not conducted on consecutive days until after his or her final contest is completed on a day before a break in the days of the tournament and he or she is released by the appropriate institutional authority and leaves the dressing and meeting facility; (e)  Contact with a prospective student-athlete who is on an extended road trip (e.g., traveling with a team from one contest or event to another), is permitted at the conclusion of a competition and prior to the commencement of travel to the next competition, provided he or she has been released by the appropriate institutional authority and departs the dressing and meeting facility; and (f)  Coaching staff members may not send electronic correspondence to a prospective student-athlete while he or she is on call for competition at the competition site (e.g., arena, stadium). Coaching staff members may send general correspondence (including electronic correspondence) to a prospective student-athlete while he or she is on call and not at the competition site or while the prospective student-athlete is at any location once he or she has been released by the appropriate authority, provided the general correspondence is sent directly to a prospective student-athlete (e.g., the front desk of the hotel, the prospective student-athlete’s personal fax machine) and there is no additional party (e.g., camp employee, coach) involved in disseminating the correspondence (see Bylaw 13.4). For additional restrictions in basketball, see Bylaw 13.1.7.2.2.

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Bylaw 13.1.7.1 – Visit (without contact) to Prospect’s Educational Institution A visit (without contact) by a coaching staff member to a prospect’s educational institution counts as an evaluation for all prospective student-athletes in that sport at that educational institution.

Bylaw 13.1.7.1.1 – Competition Not Involving Educational Institution Visited A member institution does not use an evaluation for prospective student-athletes at an educational institution if the coach observes competition at that institution between prospective student-athletes who do not attend that institution.

Evaluations Bylaw 13.1.7.3 – Limitation on Number of Evaluations – Sports Other than Football and Basketball In sports other than football and basketball, during the academic year, each institution shall be limited to seven (7) recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined) per prospective student-athlete and not more than three (3) of the seven (7) opportunities may be contacts. (see Bylaws 13.1.6.1 and 13.1.6.5)

Bylaw 13.1.7.4 – Limitations on Number of Evaluations – Football In football, institutional staff members shall be limited to three (3) evaluations during the academic year during which the prospective student-athlete competes or practice on any team. Not more than one (1) evaluation may be used during the fall evaluation period and not more than two (2) evaluations may be used during April 15 through May 31 evaluation period. An authorized off-campus recruiter may use one (1) evaluation to assess the prospective student-athlete’s athletics ability and one (1) evaluation to assess the prospective student-athlete’s academic qualifications during the April 14 through May 31 evaluation period. If an institution’s coaching staff member conducts both an athletics and an academic evaluation of a prospective student-athlete on the same day during the April 15 through May 31 evaluation period, the institution shall be charged with the use of an academic evaluation only and shall be permitted to conduct a second athletics evaluation of the same prospective student-athlete on a separate date during the evaluation period. NOTE: In bowl subdivision football, the head coach shall not engage in off-campus recruiting activities during the April 15 through May 31 evaluation period. (see Bylaw 13.1.8.4.1)

Bylaw 11.7.2.2.1 – Exception – Fall Evaluation Period Ten coaches (including the head coach) may evaluate prospective student-athletes at any one time during one week (any seven consecutive days) of the fall evaluation period in which no regular-season competition is scheduled. Before its first regularseason contest, the institution shall declare, in writing, the week in which it will use this exception. The selected week shall not be revised after the declaration deadline. The institution shall submit the declaration to its conference office. An independent institution shall keep the declaration on file in the office of the athletics director. 79


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Bylaw 13.1.4.1 – Men’s Basketball In men’s basketball, institutional staff members may visit a prospective studentathlete’s educational institution on not more than one occasion during a particular week within a recruiting period that occurs during the academic year, regardless of the number of prospective student-athletes enrolled in the institution or whether any prospective student-athlete is contacted on that occasion. During the July evaluation period, there are no limitations on the number of times an institutional staff member may visit a prospective student-athlete’s educational institution.

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Bylaw 13.1.4.1.1 – Tournament Exception In men’s basketball, visiting a prospective student-athlete’s educational institution on consecutive days during a particular week to observe a tournament or tier of a tournament shall count as a single visit (see Bylaws 13.1.7.15 and 13.1.7.15.1).

Bylaw 13.1.7.6 – Limitations on Number of Evaluations – Women’s Basketball In women’s basketball, each institution shall be limited to seven recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined) during the academic year per prospective student-athlete; however, during the prospective student-athlete’s senior year, the institution is limited to not more than three in-person, off-campus contacts (see Bylaws 13.1.5.4 and 13.1.5.5). Women’s basketball staff members shall not exceed 100 recruiting-person days during the academic year contact and evaluation periods.

Bylaw 13.1.7.17 – Evaluations After Commitment There shall be no limit on the number of evaluations by the institution with a prospective student-athlete beginning the calendar day after one of the following events occurs: (a) T he prospective student-athlete signs a National Letter of Intent (NLI) or the institution’s written offer of admission and/or financial aid; (b) T he institution receives a financial deposit in response to the institution’s offer of admission.

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Bylaw 11.7.4.5 – On-Campus Events – Women’s Basketball In women’s basketball, a coaching staff member who attends an athletics event on the institution’s campus that involves women’s basketball prospective studentathletes is considered an off-campus recruiter.

Bylaw 13.1.5.4.2 – Additional Restrictions – July Evaluation Periods In women’s basketball, during the July evaluation periods, all communication w . ith a prospective student-athlete, the prospective student-athlete’s relatives or .legal guardians, the prospective student-athlete’s coach or any individual a. ssociated with the prospective student-athlete as a result of the prospective s. tudent-athlete’s participation in basketball, directly or indirectly, is prohibited.

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Bylaw 13.1.7.8.1 – Men’s Basketball In men’s basketball, each institution is limited to 130 recruiting-person days (see Bylaw 13.02.8) during the academic year. [D] De Minimis - Violations of articles designated as “de minimis” shall be considered institutional violations per Constitution 2.8.1; however, the involved prospective student-athlete’s or studentathlete’s eligibility shall not be affected (a) A  cademic Year Recruiting Periods. Evaluations of live athletics activities during the academic year recruiting periods shall be limited to: (1) R  egularly scheduled high school, preparatory school and two-year college contests/tournaments and practices; and (2) R  egular scholastic activities involving prospective student-athletes enrolled only at the institution at which the regular scholastic activities occur. (Revised: 4/28/05 (b) A  pril Evaluation Periods. Evaluations of live athletics activities during these periods shall be limited to nonscholastic events that are certified per Bylaw 13.18.

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(c) S  ummer Evaluation Periods. During the summer evaluation periods, a member of an institution’s basketball coaching staff may attend institutional basketball camps per Bylaw 13.12.1.1; and noninstitutional organized events (e.g., camps, leagues, tournaments and festivals) that are certified per Bylaw 13.18.

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(d) P  redraft Camp Exception. Evaluations conducted at National Basketball Association (NBA) official predraft camps are not included in the 130 recruiting-person days.

Bylaw 13.1.7.8.2 – Women’s Basketball In women’s basketball, each institution is limited to seven recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined) per prospective student-athlete (see Bylaw 13.1.5.5). Women’s basketball staff members shall not exceed 100 recruitingperson days (see Bylaw 13.02.9) during the academic year contact and evaluation periods. [D]De Minimis - Violations of articles designated as “de minimis” shall be considered institutional violations per Constitution 2.8.1; however, the involved prospective student-athlete’s or student-athlete’s eligibility shall not be affected. (a) A  cademic Year Evaluation Period. Evaluations of live athletics activities during the academic year shall be limited to; (1) R  egularly scheduled high school, preparatory school and two-year college contests/tournaments and practices; (2) R  egular scholastic activities involving prospective student-athletes enrolled at the institution at which the regular scholastic activities occur; (3) E valuations at nonscholastic events during the women’s basketball prospective student-athlete’s academic year during the last full weekend (including Friday, Saturday and Sunday) of the fall contact period and the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the spring evaluation period; and (i) N  ational Standardized Testing Weekends. Evaluations at nonscholastic events during the academic year evaluation period shall not occur during any weekend (including Friday, Saturday and Sunday) during which the PSAT, SAT, PLAN or ACT national standardized tests are administered. If the PSAT, SAT, PLAN or ACT is administered on a date that conflicts with the fall nonscholastic evaluation weekend, evaluations at nonscholastic events shall be permissible during the first full weekend (including Friday, Saturday and Sunday) of the fall/winter evaluation period. If the PSAT, SAT, PLAN or ACT is administered on a date that conflicts with the spring nonscholastic evaluation weekend, the five-day evaluation period in April shall shift to the second Friday following the initial date of the spring National Letter of Intent signing period through the following Tuesday. 82


(4) E valuations at nonscholastic events and noninstitutional camps or clinics that occur on a Division I campus are prohibited. (b) S  ummer Evaluation Period. During the summer evaluation period, a member institution’s basketball coaching staff may attend institutional basketball camps per Bylaw 13.12.1.1 and noninstitutional organized events (e.g., camps, leagues, tournaments and festivals) that are certified per Bylaw 13.19. Evaluations at nonscholastic events and noninstitutional camps or clinics that occur on a Division I campus are prohibited.

Bylaw 13.1.2.3 (b) – Noncoaching Staff Members with Sport-Specific Responsibilities A noncoaching staff member with sport-specific responsibilities (except a staff member who only performs clerical duties) shall not attend an on- or off-campus athletics event .in the staff member’s sport that involves prospective student-athletes (e.g., high school .contest, sports camp) unless the staff member is an immediate family member or legal .guardian of a participant in the activity. A staff member who is an immediate family .member or legal guardian of a participant may attend such an event, subject to the following conditions: (i) Attendance shall not be for evaluation purposes (the staff member shall not provide .information related to the performance of a prospective studentathlete back to the institution’s coaching staff); and (ii) The staff member shall not have direct contact with a prospective studentathlete or a prospective student-athlete’s parent (or legal guardian) or coach (other than the .immediate family member, if applicable) participating in the activity.

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Bylaw 13.11.2.1 – On-Campus Evaluations – Men’s Basketball In men’s basketball, an institution may conduct an evaluation of a prospective student-athlete on its campus or at a site at which it normally conducts practice or competition, under the following conditions: (Adopted: 1/14/12) (a) F or a high school or preparatory school senior, the evaluation may be conducted only after the conclusion of the prospective student-athlete’s season and after he has exhausted high school or preparatory school eligibility in basketball; (b) F or a two-year college prospective student-athlete, the evaluation may be conducted only after the conclusion of the prospective student-athlete’s season and he has exhausted his two-year college eligibility in basketball; (c) F or a four-year college prospective student-athlete, the evaluation may be conducted only after the conclusion of the prospective student-athlete’s season. (See Bylaw 13.1.1.3); 83


(d) T he on-campus evaluation may be conducted only during the prospective student-athlete’s official or unofficial visit; (e) T he on-campus evaluation shall be conducted not later than the opening day of classes of the institution’s fall term; (f) N  ot more than one on-campus evaluation per prospective student-athlete per institution shall be permitted (applied separately to the time period in which a prospective student-athlete completes high school or preparatory school eligibility and to the time period after the prospective student-athlete enrolls full time in a collegiate institution); (g) B  efore participating in an on-campus evaluation, a prospective studentathlete is required to undergo a medical examination or evaluation administered or supervised by a physician (e.g., family physician, team physician). The examination or evaluation shall include a sickle cell solubility test unless documented results of a prior test are provided to the institution or the prospective student-athlete declines the test and signs a written release. The examination or evaluation must be administered either within six months before participation in the on-campus evaluation or within six months before the prospective student-athlete’s initial participation in practice, competition or out-of-season conditioning activities during his immediately completed season. In addition, the medical examination or evaluation may be conducted by an institution’s regular team physician or other designated physician as a part of the on-campus evaluation; (h) T he institution’s men’s basketball student-athletes may participate in an on-campus evaluation, provided such participation is counted toward the applicable hourly and weekly limitations on countable athletically related activities (e.g., four hours per day and 20 hours per week during the playing season, two hours of skill instruction and eight hours per week outside the playing season). [See Bylaws 17.1.6.2-(a) and 17.1.6.2.2]; (i) The duration of the on-campus evaluation activities (other than the medical examination or evaluation) shall be limited to two hours; and

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(j) The institution may provide equipment and clothing to a prospective student-athlete on an issuance-and-retrieval basis.

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Offer of Financial Aid/NLI Bylaw 13.9.1 – Requirements for Offer of Athletically Related Financial Aid The following requirements must be met before an institution may provide a written offer of athletically related financial aid (per Bylaw 15.3.2.3) to a prospective student-athlete: (a) A high school or preparatory school prospective student-athlete must register with the NCAA Eligibility Center; (b) A high school or preparatory school prospective student-athlete must be placed on .the institution’s institutional request list (IRL) with the NCAA Eligibility Center; and (c) A high school, preparatory school or transfer (if applicable) prospective student-.athlete must complete the amateurism certification questionnaire administered by the NCAA Eligibility Center. NE

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Bylaw 13.9.2.3.1 Exception – Counter During Same Academic Year A prospective student-athlete who signs a National Letter of Intent or an institutional offer of financial aid and becomes an initial counter for the same academic year in which the signing occurred (e.g., midyear enrollee) shall not count toward the annual limit on signings.

Offers and Inducements Bylaw 13.2.1 – Offers and Inducements – General Regulations An institution’s staff member or any representative of its athletics interests shall not be involved, directly or indirectly, in making arrangements for or giving or offering to give any financial aid or other benefits to a prospective student-athlete or his or her relatives or friends, other than expressly permitted by NCAA regulations. Receipt of a benefit by a prospective student-athlete or his or her relatives or friends is not a violation of NCAA legislation if it is determined that the same benefit is generally available to the institution’s prospective students or their relatives or friends or to a particular segment of the student body (e.g. international students, minority students) determined on a basis unrelated to athletics ability.

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(k)  Expenses for academic services (e.g., tutoring, test preparation) to assist in the completion of initial-eligibility or transfer-eligibility requirements or improvement of the prospective student-athlete’s academic profile in conjunction with a waiver request.

Bylaw 13.2.7 – Medical Expenses – Men’s Basketball In men’s basketball, an institution may finance medical expenses (including rehabilitation and physical therapy expenses) for a prospective student-athlete who sustains an injury while participating in: (a) An on-campus evaluation (see Bylaw 13.11.2.1); (b) A  voluntary summer workout conducted by an institution’s strength and conditioning coach with department-wide duties (see Bylaw 13.11.3.8); or (c) Required summer athletic activities (see Bylaw 13.11.3.9).

Recruiting by Representative of Athletics Interests Bylaw 13.02.14 – Representative of Athletics Interests A “representative of the institution’s athletics interests” is an individual, independent agency, corporate entity (e.g., apparel or equipment manufacturer) or other organization who is known (or who should have been known) by a member of the institution’s executive or athletics administration to: (a) Have participated in or to be a member of an agency or organization promoting the institution’s intercollegiate athletics program; (b) Have made financial contributions to the athletics department or to an athletics booster organization of that institution;

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(c) Be assisting or to have been requested (by the athletics department staff) to assist in the recruitment of prospective student-athletes; (d) Be assisting or to have assisted in providing benefits to enrolled studentathletes or their families; or (e) Have been involved otherwise in promoting the institution’s athletics program.

Bylaw 13.02.14.1 – Duration of Status Once an individual, independent agency, corporate entity or other organization is identified as such a representative, the person, independent agency, corporate entity or other organization retains that identity indefinitely.

Bylaw 13.01.4 – Recruiting by Representative of Athletics Interests Representatives of an institution’s athletics interests (as defined in Bylaw 13.02.13) are prohibited from making in-person, on- or off-campus recruiting contacts, or written or telephonic communications with a prospective student-athlete or the prospective student-athlete’s relatives or legal guardians.

Bylaw 13.1.2.2 (d) – Established Family Friend / Neighbor Contacts made with a prospective student-athlete by an established family friend or neighbor are permissible, it being understood that such contacts are not made for recruiting purposes and are not initiated by a member of an institution’s coaching staff.

Bylaw 13.01.1 Eligibility Effects of Recruiting Violation The recruitment of a student-athlete by a member institution or any representative of its athletics interests in violation of the Association’s legislation, as acknowledged by the institution or established through the Association’s enforcement procedures, shall result in the student-athlete becoming ineligible to represent that institution in intercollegiate athletics. The Committee on Student-Athlete Reinstatement may restore the eligibility of a student involved in such a violation only when circumstances clearly warrant restoration. A student is responsible for his or her involvement in a violation of NCAA regulations during the student’s recruitment, and involvement in a major violation (see Bylaw 19.02.2.2) may cause the student to become permanently ineligible for intercollegiate athletics competition at that institution.

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senior year in high school (as designated by the high school), whichever is earlier; thereafter, staff members shall not make such telephone calls more than once per week.

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Bylaw 13.1.3.1.4 – Exception – Women’s Basketball In women’s basketball, telephone calls may be made to a prospective student-athlete (or the prospective student-athlete’s relatives or legal guardians) as follows: (a) One telephone call during the month of April of the prospective studentathlete’s junior year in high school on or after the Thursday after the conclusion of the NCAA Division I Women’s Final Four. (b) One telephone call during the month of May of the prospective studentathlete’s junior year in high school. (c) One telephone call on or after June 1 through June 20 of the prospective student-athlete’s junior year in high school. (d) One telephone call on or after June 21 through June 30 of the prospective student-athlete’s junior year in high school.

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(e) Three telephone calls during the month of July following the prospective student-athlete’s junior year in high school, with no more than one telephone call per week [see Bylaw 13.1.7.2.2-(c)]. (f) Thereafter, one telephone call per week outside a contact period and unlimited telephone calls during a contact period.

Bylaw 13.1.3.1.4.1 – Additional Restrictions – Additional Communication With a Parent or Legal Guardian Who Serves on Staff of a Nonscholastic Team – Women’s Basketball. In women’s basketball, an institution may not have any additional communication with a parent or legal guardian of a prospective student-athlete who serves on the staff of his or her daughter’s nonscholastic team unless the parent or legal guardian also serves as a head coach of his or her daughter’s scholastic team and the additional communication is unrelated to recruitment of his or her daughter.

Bylaw 13.1.3.1.4.2 – Additional Restrictions – July Evaluation Periods In women’s basketball, during the July evaluation periods, all communication with a prospective student-athlete, the prospective student-athlete’s relatives or legal guardians, the prospective student-athlete’s coach or any individual a. ssociated with the prospective student-athlete as a result of the prospective s. tudent-athlete’s participation in basketball, directly or indirectly, is prohibited.

Bylaw 13.1.3.1.4.2 Exception – Communication After Commitment – Women’s Basketball In women’s basketball, an institution may communicate with a prospective studentathlete (or the prospective student-athlete’s relatives, legal guardians or coach) during the July evaluation periods, provided the communication does not occur until the calendar day after one of the following events occurs: (Adopted: 1/14/08, Revised: 1/15/11, Effective 8/1/11)

(a) T he prospective student-athlete signs a National Letter of Intent (NLI) or the institution’s written offer of admission and/or financial aid; or (b) T he institution receives a financial deposit in response to the institution’s offer of admission.

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administrator designated by the athletics director) to do so, regardless of who makes the initial contact. If permission is not granted, the second institution shall not encourage the transfer and the institution shall not provide athletically related financial assistance to the student-athlete until the student-athlete has attended the second institution for one academic year. If permission is granted to contact the student-athlete, all applicable NCAA recruiting rules apply. If an institution receives a written request from a student-athlete to permit another institution to contact the student-athlete about transferring, the institution shall grant or deny the request within seven days (see Bylaw 13.02.1) of receipt of the request. If the institution fails to respond to the student-athlete’s written request within seven business days, permission shall be granted by default and the institution shall provide written permission to the student-athlete.

Bylaw 13.1.3.3.1 – Official Visit Exception Institutional coaching staff members (see Bylaw 13.1.3.4.1) may make unlimited telephone calls to a prospective student-athlete during the five days immediately preceding the prospective student-athlete’s official visit (per Bylaw 13.6) to that institution. If more than one call per week occurs under this exception and a scheduled official visit is canceled due to circumstances beyond the control of the prospective student-athlete or the institution (e.g., trip is canceled by the prospective student-athlete, inclement weather conditions), such calls shall not be considered institutional violations and shall not affect the prospective studentathlete’s eligibility. However, the institution shall submit a report to the conference office noting the cancellation of the official visit and the reasons for such cancellation.

Bylaw 13.1.3.3.1.1 – Telephone Calls in Conjunction with Official Visit Athletics department staff members may make unlimited telephone calls to a prospective student-athlete or those individuals accompanying the prospective student-.athlete during the prospective student-athlete’s official visit transportation and during his or her official visit.

Bylaw 13.1.3.3.2 – Letter of Intent Signing Date Exception Institutional coaching staff members may make unlimited telephone calls to a prospect on the initial date for the signing of the National Letter of Intent and during the two days immediately following the initial signing date.

Bylaw 13.1.3.3.2.1 – Football Exception In football, institutional coaching staff members may make unlimited telephone calls to prospects during the 48 hours before and 48 hours after 7 a.m. on the initial signing date for the National Letter of Intent.

Bylaw 13.1.3.3.3 – Telephone Calls After Commitment There shall be no limit on the number of telephone calls by the institution to a prospective student-athlete (or the prospective student-athlete’s relatives or legal 90


guardians) beginning the calendar day after one of the following events occurs: (a) T he prospective student-athlete signs a National Letter of Intent (NLI) or the institution’s written offer of admission and/or financial aid; or (b) T he institution receives a financial deposit in response to the institution’s offer of admission.

Bylaw 13.1.3.3.4 – Telephone Calls After Receipt of Financial Aid Deposit On or after May 1 of a prospective student-athlete’s senior year in high school, there shall be no limit on the number of telephone calls by an institution to the prospective student-athlete, provided the institution has received a financial deposit in response to the institution’s offer of admission.

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Bylaw 13.1.3.4.1 – Permissible Callers – Institutional Coaching Staff Members – General Rule All telephone calls made to a prospective student-athlete (or the prospective student-athlete’s parents, legal guardians or coaches) must be made by the head coach or one or more of the assistant coaches who count toward the numerical limitations in Bylaw 11.7.4 (see Bylaw 11.7.1.2). In bowl subdivision football and women’s rowing, such telephone calls also may be made by a g. raduate assistant coach, provided the coach has successfully completed the coaches’ certification examination per Bylaw 11.5.1.1.

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Bylaw 13.1.3.4.1.1 – Exceptions – Prior to NLI Signing of Other Written Commitment Prior to a prospective student-athlete signing a National Letter of Intent or the institution’s written offer of admission and/or financial aid or before the institution receives a financial deposit in response to the institution’s offer of admission, the following institutional staff members may make telephone calls to a prospective student-athlete (or the prospective student-athlete’s parents or legal guardians) as specified: (a) Woman Administrator. It is permissible for an institution’s chancellor or president, faculty athletics representative, director of athletics and senior woman administrator to return (as opposed to initiate) telephone calls from a prospective student-athlete (or the prospective student-athlete’s parents or legal guardians). Under such circumstances, there are no restrictions on the content of the conversation that may occur during the call; however, any return call is subject to any applicable limitations on the number of telephone calls that an institution may place to a prospective student-athlete. 91


(b) A  cademic Advisors. It is permissible for academic advisors (including academic advisors within the athletics department) to make calls to a prospective student-athlete (or the prospective student-athlete’s parents or legal guardians) related to admissions or academic issues, subject to any applicable limitation on the number of telephone calls an institution may place to a prospective student-athlete. (c) C  ompliance Administrators. It is permissible for a compliance administrator to return telephone calls from a prospective student-athlete with no limit on the timing or number of such telephone calls, provided the calls relate only to compliance issues.

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(d) N  oncoaching Staff Members and Noncountable Coaches -- Telephone Calls in Conjunction with Official Visit. A noncoaching staff member or a coach who does not count toward the numerical limitations on head and assistant coaches in Bylaw 11.7.4 may initiate telephone calls to a prospective studentathlete or those individuals accompanying the prospective student-athlete during the prospective student-athlete’s official visit transportation and during his or her official visit.

Bylaw 13.1.3.4.1.2 – Additional Exceptions – Noncoaching Staff Members and Noncountable Coaches – After Commitment A noncoaching institutional staff member or a coach who does not count toward the numerical limitations on head and assistant coaches in Bylaw 11.7.4 may make telephone calls to the prospective student-athlete (or the prospective studentathlete’s relatives or legal guardians) beginning the calendar day after one of the following events occurs: (Adopted: 1/15/11 effective 8/1/11) (a) T he prospective student-athlete signs a National Letter of Intent (NLI) or the institution’s written offer of admission and/or financial aid; or (b) T he institution receives a financial deposit in response to the institution’s offer of admission.

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Bylaw 13.4.1 – Recruiting Materials In sports other than men’s basketball and men’s ice hockey, an institution shall not provide recruiting materials, including general correspondence related to athletics, to an individual (or his or her parents or legal guardians) until September 1 at the beginning of his or her junior year in high school. In men’s basketball and men’s ice hockey, an institution shall not provide recruiting materials, including general correspondence related to athletics, to an individual (or his or her parents or legal guardians) until June 15 at the conlcusion of his or her sophomore year in high school. In men’s basketball, if an individual attends an educational institution that uses a nontraditional academic calendar (e.g., Southern Hemisphere) an institution shall not provide recruiting materials, including general correspondence related to athletics, 92


to such an individual (or his or her parents or legal guardians) until the day after the conclusion of the individual’s sophomore year in high school.

Bylaw 13.4.1.1 – Printed Recruiting Materials As specified below, an institution may provide the following printed materials to prospective student-athletes, their parents or legal guardians, their coaches or any other individual responsible for teaching or directing an activity in which a prospective student-athlete is involved: (a) General Correspondence. General correspondence may be sent only by mail, subject to the following provisions: (1) The correspondence shall include a single sheet of institutional letterhead, which .hall not exceed 8 1/2 by 11 inches in size; (2) There are no restrictions on the design or content of one side of the single sheet of i.nstitutional letterhead. The opposite side shall be blank, except for text (typed or .handwritten) used to communicate a message to the recipient and any other handwritten information; (3) Additional pages of the correspondence shall be limited to plain white paper (not t. o exceed 8 1/2 by 11 inches in size) and black ink. The additional pages shall be blank, .except for text (typed or handwritten) used to communicate a message to the recipient a. nd any other handwritten information; (4) Attachments to general correspondence may only include materials printed on plain w . hite paper (not to exceed 8 1/2 by 11 inches in size) with black ink that are not .created for recruiting purposes, except for other permissible printed materials (e.g., c. amp brochures, questionnaires); (5) An envelope used to send the correspondence may only include the institution’s .name and logo or an athletics logo (in addition to the postage, return address and a. ddressee information) on the outside, must be blank on the inside when produced and .may not exceed 9 by 12 inches; and (6) All institutional staff members (e.g., faculty members, athletics department staff .members and administrators) may prepare general correspondence. (b) Business Cards. (c) Camp Brochures. Brochures are not restricted by content or design, but are .restricted to a single two-sided sheet, not to exceed 17 by 22 inches in size when .opened in full. Camp brochures may be provided to a prospective student-athlete at any time. (See Bylaw 12.5.1.6) (d) Questionnaires. An institution may provide questionnaires to a prospective student-athlete at any time. 93


(e) Nonathletics Institutional Publications. An institution may provide nonathletics .institutional publications available to all students at any time (e.g., official academic, a. dmissions and student-services publications published by the institution and available to all students). (f) NCAA Educational Material Published by the NCAA (e.g., NCAA Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete). Such material may be provided to a prospective student-athlete at any time. (g) Athletics Publications. An institution may produce a recruiting brochure or media g. uide (but not both). The publications may have only one color of print inside the .cover and may not exceed 8 1/2 by 11 inches in size and 208 pages in length. An .institution may not produce a separate media guide that is intended to supplement the .one permissible recruiting brochure or media guide. Such supplemental information .(e.g., historical information, records) may be posted on the institution’s Web site and .may be printed in black and white, and provided to the media. An institution may not c. reate a portfolio of information (e.g., pictures) to be used in the recruiting process u. nless it is considered the institution’s one permissible athletics recruiting publication. An institution may produce additional media publications for separate purposes (e.g., .postseason media guide, spring football practice guide), provided the additional .publications are not provided to prospective studentathletes (or their parents or legal guardians). (h) Game Programs. Game programs (which may not include posters) may be provided to prospective student-athletes only during official and unofficial recruiting visits and may not be mailed. (i) Pre-enrollment Information. Necessary pre-enrollment information regarding .orientation, conditioning, academics and practice activities, may be provided to a .prospective student-athlete, provided he or she has signed a National Letter of Intent .or institutional financial aid agreement or has been officially accepted for enrollment. (See Bylaw 13.4.2.5) (j) Institutional Note Cards. Institutional note cards may not exceed 8 1/2 by 11 .inches when opened in full. In addition, such cards may only contain the institution’s .name and logo or an athletics logo on the outside, must be blank on the inside (one side .of the card when opened in full) when produced and may include only handwritten .information (e.g., words, illustrations) on the inside when provided to the recipients. (k) Postcards. An institution may send an institutional postcard, provided its dimensions do not exceed 4 1/4 by 6 inches, it includes only the institution’s name and .logo or an athletics logo on one side when produced and it includes only handwritten .information, (e.g., words, illustrations) on the opposite side when provided to the .recipients. Blank postcards issued by the U.S. postal service also may be sent.

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Bylaw 13.4.1.1.1 – Express Mail Services An institution is not permitted to use express mail delivery services and may only use first-class mail or a lesser rate of service (e.g., parcel post) with no extra services (e.g., certified mail, delivery confirmation) to provide permissible printed recruiting materials to prospective student-athletes, their parents or legal guardians, their coaches or any other individual responsible for teaching or directing an activity in which a prospective student-athlete is involved, who reside within the 50 United States, other than the National Letter of Intent or other written admissions and/ or financial aid commitment .to attend the institution and necessary pre-enrollment information per Bylaw 13.4.1.1(i).

Bylaw 13.4.1.1.2 – Athletics Publications . n institution may produce a printed media guide; however, an institution shall not A provide a printed media guide or any other printed athletics publication not listed in Bylaw 13.4.1.1 to a prospective student-athlete, his or her parents or legal guardians, the prospective student-athlete’s educational institution or any individual involved in the coaching of a prospective student-athlete. It is not permissible to make a printed media guide or any other printed athletics publication not listed in Bylaw 13.4.1.1 available free of charge to a prospective student-athlete, his or her parents or legal guardians, the prospective student-athlete’s educational institution or any individual involved in the coaching of a prospective student-athlete, even if such publications are available to other members of the general public free of charge. An institution may not create a printed portfolio of information (e.g., pictures) to be used in the recruiting process. An institution may only provide a media guide to a prospective student-athlete via an electronic mail attachment or hyperlink. (Revised: 1/15/11 effective 8/1/11, applicable to media guides produced for the 2011-12 academic year and thereafter)

Bylaw 13.4.1.1.2.1 – Media Guide Restrictions . printed media guide may have only one color of print inside the cover and may not A exceed 8 1/2 by 11 inches in size and 208 pages in length. An institution may not produce a separate printed supplement media guide. Any supplemental information (e.g., historical information, records) may be posted on the institution’s Web site and may be printed in black and white, and provided to the media.

Bylaw 13.4.1.2 – Electronic Transmissions Electronically transmitted correspondence that may be sent to a prospective student-athlete (or the prospective student-athlete’s parents or legal guardians) is limited to electronic mail and facsimiles. (See Bylaw 13.1.6.2.) All other forms of electronically transmitted correspondence (e.g., Instant Messenger, text messaging) are prohibited. Color attachments may be included with electronic mail correspondence sent to a prospective student-athlete, provided the attachment only includes information that is not created for recruiting purposes, except for items that are specifically permitted as printed recruiting materials (e.g., questionnaires), a media guide and video and audio materials, as permitted in Bylaw 13.4.1.5. 95


Attachments other than a media guide and permissible video and audio materials shall not include any animation, audio or video clips and there shall be no cost (e.g., subscription fee) associated with sending the item attached to the electronic mail correspondence. (Revised: 1/15/11 effective 8/1/11, applicable to media guides produced for the 201112 academic year and thereafter)

Bylaw 13.4.1.2.1 – Exception – Men’s Basketball Electronic correspondence (e.g., electronic mail, Instant Messenger, facsimiles, text messages) may be sent to a prospective student-athlete (or the prospective studentathlete’s parents or legal guardians), provided the correspondence is sent directly to the prospective student-athlete (or his or her parents or legal guardians) and is private between only the sender and recipient (e.g., no use of chat rooms, message boards, post to “walls”). (See Bylaws 13.1.6.2 and 13.10.2.) Color attachments may be included with electronic correspondence, provided the attachment only includes information that is not created for recruiting purposes, except for items that are specifically permitted as printed recruiting materials (e.g., questionnaires), a media guide and video and audio materials, as permitted in Bylaw 13.4.1.5. Attachments other than a media guide and permissible video and audio materials shall not include any animation, audio or video clips and there shall be no cost (e.g., subscription fee) associated with sending the item attached to the electronic correspondence.

Bylaw 13.4.1.2.2 – Exception – Electronic Transmissions After Commitment There shall be no limit on the forms of electronically transmitted correspondence sent to a prospective student-athlete (or the prospective student-athlete’s relatives or legal guardians) beginning the calendar day after one of the following events occurs: (a) T he prospective student-athlete signs a National Letter of Intent (NLI) or the institution’s written offer of admission and/or financial aid; or (b) T he institution receives a financial deposit in response to the institution’s offer of admission.

Bylaw 13.4.1.2.2 – Exception – Electronic Transmissions After Receipt of Financial Deposit . n or after May 1 of a prospective student-athlete’s senior year in high school, there O shall be no limit on the forms of electronically transmitted correspondence that may be .sent by an institution to the prospective student-athlete, provided the institution has .received a financial deposit in response to the institution’s offer of admission.

Bylaw 13.4.1.2.3 – Exception – Electronic Mail and Facsimiles Regarding Institutional Camp or Clinic Logistical Issues – Sports Other Than Men’s Basketball Electronic mail and facsimiles to an individual (or his or her parents, legal guardians, relatives or coach) that relate solely to institutional camp or clinic logistical issues 96


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Bylaw 13.4.1.4 – Responding to Prospective Student-Athlete’s Request Institutional staff members (including athletics staff members) may respond to a prospective student-athlete’s letter or electronic mail requesting information from an institution’s athletics department prior to the permissible date on which an institution may begin to provide recruiting materials to a prospective student-athlete, provided the written response does not include information that would initiate the recruitment of the prospective student-athlete or information related to the institution’s athletics program (e.g., the reply contains an explanation of current NCAA legislation or a referral to the admissions department).

Bylaw 13.4.1.3 – Other Recruiting Materials An institution may post recruiting materials not listed in Bylaw 13.4.1.1 on its Web site. General information (e.g., information not created for recruiting purposes) posted to an institution’s Web site (e.g., press release, competition schedule) may be sent to a prospective student-athlete via electronic mail as an attachment or a hyperlink or such information may be printed on plain white paper with black ink and provided to a prospective student-athlete as an attachment to general correspondence, via facsimile or .during any permissible on- or off-campus contact.

Bylaw 13.4.1.5 – Video/Audio Materials An institution may not produce video or audio materials to show to, play for or provide to a prospective student-athlete except as specified in this section. Permissible video or audio material may only be provided to a prospective studentathlete via an electronic mail attachment or hyperlink, except as provided in Bylaw 13.4.1.5.4.

Bylaw 13.4.1.5.1 – Media Available to All Students Official academic admissions and student-services media produced by the institution and available to all students may be provided to prospective student-athletes.

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Bylaw 13.4.1.5.3 – Computer-Generated Recruiting Presentations An institution may produce a computer-generated recruiting presentation (e.g., using presentation software) to show to, play for or provide to a prospective studentathlete, subject to the following provisions: (a) The presentation may be posted to the institution’s Web site; (b) The presentation may include general informational video/audio material that .relates to an institution or its athletics programs and is not created for recruiting purposes; (c) The presentation may not be personalized to include a prospective studentathlete’s name, picture or likeness; and (d) The presentation may not be created by an entity outside the institution.

Official Visits Bylaw 13.02.16.1 – Official Visit An official visit to a member institution by a prospective student-athlete is a visit financed in whole or in part by the member institution.

Bylaw 13.6.2.1 – One Visit Limitation A member institution may finance only one visit to its campus for a prospect.

Bylaw 13.6.2.2 – Number of Official Visits – Prospect Limitation A prospective student-athlete may take a maximum of five expense-paid visits, with no more than one permitted to any single institution. This restriction applies regardless of the number of sports in which the prospect is involved and only for expense paid visits to Divisions I and II institutions. NE

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Bylaw 13.6.2.2.1 – First Opportunity to Visit In sports other than men’s basketball, a prospective student-athlete may not be provided an expense-paid visit earlier than the opening day of classes of the prospective student-athlete’s senior year in high school. In men’s basketball, a prospective student-athlete may not be provided an expense-paid visit earlier than January 1 of his junior year in high school.

Bylaw 13.6.2.6 – Number of Official Visits – Institutional Limitation The total number of official visits a member institution may provide prospective student-athletes in the following sports on an annual basis (August 1 through July 31) shall be limited to: 98


(a) Football – 56 (b) Basketball – 12 (c) -Baseball – 25

Bylaw 13.6.2.6.2 – Unused Visits – Football I. n football, an institution may retain a maximum of six unused visits from the previous academic year. Such visits may be used only during the following academic year.

Bylaw 13.6.3 – Requirements for Official Visit The following requirements must be met before an institution may provide an official visit to a prospective student-athlete: (a) A high school or preparatory school prospective student-athlete must present the institution with a score from a PSAT, SAT, PLAN or ACT taken on a national testing date under national testing conditions, except that a state-administered ACT may be used to meet the requirement. The score must be presented through a testing agency document, on a high school or preparatory school academic transcript (official or unofficial) or through the use of the applicable testing agency’s automated-voice system. An international prospective student-athlete who requires a special administration of the PSAT, SAT, PLAN or ACT may present such a score upon the approval of the Academics Cabinet or the Initial-Eligibility Waiver Committee; (b) A prospective student-athlete must present this institution with a high school (or college) academic transcript; (c) A high school or preparatory school prospective student-athlete must register with the NCAA Eligibility Center; and (d) A high school or preparatory school prospective student-athlete must be placed on the institution’s institutional request list (IRL) with the NCAA Eligibility Center.

Bylaw 13.6.2.3.1 – Non-qualifier in First Year A person who is not a qualifier and who is enrolled at a two-year college may not be provided an expense-paid visit to a member institution until he or she has completed an academic year at a two-year college.

Bylaw 13.6.2.3.2 – Transfer Student If a student-athlete attending a four-year institution desires to transfer and that institution provides the permission required (per Bylaw 13.1.1.3), it is permissible for a second institution to provide the student-athlete one official visit to that institution’s campus.

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Bylaw 13.6.4 – Length of Official Visit An official visit to an institution shall not exceed 48 hours. A prospect may remain in the locale in which the institution is located after the permissible 48-hour period for reasons unrelated to the official visit, provided that at the completion of the 48-hour visit, the individual departs the institution’s campus and the institution does not pay any expenses thereafter, including the cost of return transportation to the prospect’s home. Additionally, if the prospect does not return home prior to attending the institution, the one-way transportation to the campus would be considered a violation of Bylaw 13.5.4, which prohibits transportation to enroll.

Bylaw 13.6.4.1 – 48-Hour Period Defined The 48-hour period of the official visit begins at the time the prospect arrives on the institution’s campus, rather than with initiation of the prospect’s transportation by a coach or the time of the prospect’s arrival at the airport or elsewhere in the community. The prospect’s transportation to and from the campus must be without delay for personal reasons or entertainment purposes. The institution may not pay any expenses for entertainment (other than the actual and reasonable cost of meals) in conjunction with the prospect’s transportation. At the completion of the 48-hour visit, the prospect must depart the institution’s campus immediately; otherwise, the institution may not pay any expenses incurred by the prospect upon departure from the institution’s campus, including the cost of the prospect’s transportation home. Exception: Coaching staff members shall not accompany a prospect in the coach’s sport to or from an official visit unless the prospect travels only by automobile. If such transportation is used, the 48-hour period of the official visit shall begin when the coach begins transporting the prospect to campus.

Bylaw 13.6.4.1.1 – Coach Accompanying Prospective Student-Athlete When a coach accompanies a prospective student-athlete on an official visit by automobile, per Bylaw 13.6.2.2.3, that 48-hour period shall begin when the coach begins transporting the prospect to campus. A coach who makes an in-person, off-campus contact (any dialogue in excess of an exchange of a greeting) with the prospect or the prospect’s parents during a permissible contact period prior to transporting the prospect to campus for an official visit is charged with a countable 100


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Bylaw 13.6.4.1.2 – Lodging in the Locale of the Institution Before Visit A prospective student-athlete may receive lodging in the locale of the institution without beginning the 48-hour period if the prospective student-athlete arrives in the locale too late to begin the official visit that day. In sports other than men’s basketball, such expenses may not be provided for any other individual who is accompanying the prospective student-athlete on the official visit (e.g., parents, spouse) before the start of the 48-hour period, including the cost of additional occupants in the same room, if applicable. In men’s basketball, an institution may provide such expenses for a prospective student-athlete’s parents or legal guardians (expenses for up to two people) without beginning the 48-hour period.

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Bylaw 13.6.7.1.1 – Meals and Lodging While in Transit It is permissible for an institution to pay a prospective student-athlete’s actual costs for reasonable expenses (e.g., meals, lodging) incurred while traveling to and from campus on the official visit. In men’s basketball, an institution may pay the actual costs for meals and lodging for a prospective student-athlete’s parents or legal guardians (expenses for up to two people) that are incurred while traveling to and from campus to accompany the prospective student-athlete on his or her official visit.

Bylaw 13.5.2.2 – Automobile Transportation When a prospective student-athlete travels by automobile on an official paid visit, the institution may pay round-trip expenses to the individual incurring the expense (except the prospect’s high school coach as provided in Bylaw 13.8.1.1) at the same mileage rate it allows its own personnel. Any automobile may be used by the prospect, provided the automobile is not owned or operated or its use arranged by the institution or any representative of its athletics interest.

Bylaw 13.5.2.2.1 – Prospective Student-Athlete’s Friends and Relatives A prospective student-athlete’s friends, relatives or legal guardians(s) may receive cost-free transportation to visit a member institution’s campus only by accompanying the prospective student-athlete at the time the prospective student-athlete travels in an automobile to visit campus.

Bylaw 13.5.2.6 – Transportation of Prospective Student-Athlete’s Relatives, Friends or Legal Guardians An institution shall not permit its athletics department staff members or representatives of its athletics interests to pay, provide or arrange for the payment of transportation costs incurred by relatives, friends or legal guardians of a prospective student-athlete to visit the campus or elsewhere; however, an institution may: [R] Restitution - For violations of articles designated as “restitution,” if the value of the benefit provided to the individual (prospective or enrolled student-athlete) is 101


$100 or less, the eligibility of the individual shall not be affected conditioned upon the individual repaying the value of the benefit to a charity of his or her choice. The individual, however, shall remain ineligible from the time the institution has knowledge of the receipt of the impermissible benefit until the individual repays the benefit. A violation of such a provision remains an institutional violation per Constitution 2.8.1, and documentation of the individual’s repayment shall be forwarded to the enforcement services staff with the institution’s self-report of the violation. (a) P  rovide automobile-mileage reimbursement to a prospective student-athlete on an official visit, even if relatives or friends accompany the prospective student-athlete; (b) P  ermit the parents or legal guardians of a prospective student-athlete to ride in an automobile driven by a coaching staff member for the purpose of providing ground transportation to a prospective student-athlete as part of an official visit; and (c) P  rovide transportation between its campus and any bus or train station or airport for the parents, relatives or legal guardians of a prospective studentathlete making an official visit. NE

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Bylaw 13.5.2.6.1 – Exception – Transportation Expenses for a Prospective Student-Athlete’s Parents or Legal Guardians – Men’s Basketball In men’s basketball, an institution may pay the actual round-trip costs for a prospective student-athlete’s parents or legal guardians (expenses for up to two people) to accompany the prospective student-athlete on his official visit.

Unofficial Visits Bylaw 13.02.16.2 – Unofficial Visit An unofficial visit to a member institution by a prospective student-athlete is a visit made at the prospective student-athlete’s own expense. The provision of any expenses or entertainment valued at more than $100 by the institution or representatives of its .athletics interests shall require the visit to become an official visit, except as permitted in Bylaws 13.5 and 13.7.

Bylaw 13.7.1 – Number Permitted . prospective student-athlete may visit a member institution’s campus at his or her A own .expense an unlimited number of times. A prospective student-athlete may make unofficial visits before his or her senior year in high school.

Bylaw 13.7.1.1 – Exception – Men’s Basketball In men’s basketball, a prospective student-athlete may not make an unofficial visit during the month of July; however, a prospective student-athlete is permitted to make an unofficial visit during July beginning the calendar day after he signs a

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National Letter of Intent or the institution’s written offer of admission or financial aid, or the institution receives a financial deposit from the prospective student-athlete in response to the institution’s offer of admission.

Bylaw 13.7.1.2 – Exception – Women’s Basketball In women’s basketball, a prospective student-athlete may not make unofficial v. isits during the July evaluation periods (see Bylaw 13.1.6.4.2).

Bylaw 13.02.5.5 – Dead Period A dead period is a period of time when it is not permissible to make in-person recruiting contacts or evaluations on or off the institution’s campus or to permit official .or unofficial visits by prospective student-athletes to the institution’s campus. The provision of complimentary admissions to a prospective student-athlete during a dead period is prohibited, except as provided in Bylaw 13.7.2.5 for a prospective student-athlete who visits an institution as part of a group. During a dead period, a coaching staff member may not serve as a speaker at or attend a meeting or banquet at which prospective student-athletes are in attendance, except as provided in Bylaw 13.1.9.1, and may not visit a prospective student-athlete’s educational institution. It remains .permissible, however, for an institutional staff member to write or telephone a prospective student-athlete during a dead period.

Bylaw 13.02.5.4.2 – Exception – Unofficial Visit During Dead Period After Commitment A prospective student-athlete is permitted to make an unofficial visit during a dead period beginning the calendar day after one of the following events occurs: (a) T he prospective student-athlete signs a National Letter of Intent (NLI) or the institution’s written offer of admission and/or financial aid; or (b) T he institution receives a financial deposit in response to the institution’s offer of admission.

Bylaw 13.5.3 – Transportation on Unofficial Visit . uring any unofficial recruiting visit, the institution may provide the prospective D student-athlete with transportation to view practice and competition sites in the prospective student-athlete’s sport and other institutional facilities and to attend a home athletics contest at any local facility. An institutional staff member must accompany the .prospective student-athlete during such a trip. Payment of any other transportation expenses, shall be considered a violation. For violations in which the value of transportation is $100 or less, the eligibility of the individual (prospective or enrolled student-athlete) shall not be affected conditioned upon the individual repaying the value .of the benefit to a charity of his or her choice. The individual, however, shall remain .ineligible from the time the institution has knowledge of the receipt of the .impermissible benefit until the individual repays the benefit. Violations of this bylaw .remain institutional violations per Constitution 2.8.1, and documentation of the .individual’s repayment shall be forwarded to the enforcement services staff with the institution’s self-report of the violation.

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Bylaw 13.7.2.1 – Complimentary Admissions-General Restrictions . uring an unofficial visit, the institution may not pay any expenses or provide any D entertainment except a maximum of three complimentary admissions (issued only through a pass list) to a home athletics event at any facility within a 30-mile radius of a member institution’s main campus in which the institution’s intercollegiate team practices or competes. Such complimentary admissions are for the exclusive use of the prospective student-athlete and those persons accompanying the prospective student-athlete on the visit and must be issued on an individual-game basis. Such admissions may provide seating only in the general seating area of the facility used for conducting the event. Providing seating during the conduct of the event (including intermission) for the prospective student-athlete or the prospective student-athlete’s parents (or legal .guardians) or spouse in the facility’s press box, special seating box(es) or bench area is specifically prohibited.

Bylaw 13.7.2.1.1 Exception – Nontraditional Family If a prospective student-athlete is a member of a nontraditional family (e.g., divorce, separation), the institution may provide up to two additional complimentary admissions to the prospective student-athlete in order to accommodate the parents accompanying the prospective student-athlete (e.g., stepparents) to attend a home athletics event.

Bylaw 13.7.2.1.2 – Meals A prospective student-athlete on an unofficial visit to an institution may pay the actual .cost of meals (or the regular cost of training-table meals) and eat with other prospective student-athletes who are on their official visits or with enrolled student-athletes.

Bylaw 13.7.2.1.2.2 – Exceptions – Sports Other Than Football and Basketball In sports other than football and basketball, a prospective student-athlete visiting an institution’s campus as part of an admissions event (open house) may be provided with one meal in the institution’s on-campus student dining facility and may have contact with institutional coaching staff members only during such an event without the visit counting as an official visit. The institution must be able to certify that it is the institution’s normal policy to provide such a meal to all prospective studentathletes (including nonathletes) attending the admissions event.

Bylaw 13.7.2.1.3 – Housing – Lodging in Dormitories . prospective student-athlete on an unofficial visit may stay in an enrolled student- A athlete’s dormitory room only if the prospective student-athlete pays the regular institutional rate for such lodging.

Bylaw 13.7.2.3 – Conference Tournaments . member institution may not provide complimentary admissions to a prospective A student-athlete for a postseason conference tournament. The prospective student- 104


athlete may purchase tickets only in the same manner as any other member of the general public.

Bylaw 13.7.2.4 – NCAA Championships or Other Postseason Contests T. he provision of complimentary or reduced-cost admissions to prospective student- athletes for an NCAA championship (all rounds) or other postseason contests (e.g., bowl game, NAIA or NIT championship) constitutes excessive entertainment and is prohibited. The prospective student-athlete may purchase tickets to such events only in the same manner as any other member of the general public.

Bylaw 13.7.3 – Activities During Unofficial Visit An institution may not arrange miscellaneous, personalized recruiting aids (e.g., personalized jerseys, personalized audio/visual scoreboard presentations) and may not permit a prospective student-athlete to engage in any game-day simulations (e.g., running onto the field with the team during pregame introductions) during an unofficial visit. Personalized recruiting aids include any decorative items and special additions to any location the prospective student-athlete will visit (e.g., hotel room, locker room, .coach’s office, conference room, arena) regardless of whether the items include the prospective student-athlete’s name or picture.

Recruiting/Scouting Services N

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Bylaw 13.14.3.1 – Basketball and Football In basketball and football, an institution may subscribe to a recruiting or scouting service involving prospective student-athletes, provided the institution does not purchase more than one annual subscription to a particular service and the service: (a) I s made available to all institutions desiring to subscribe and at the same fee rate for all subscribers; (b) Publicly identifies all applicable rates; (c) D  isseminates information (e.g., reports, profiles) about prospective studentathletes at least four times per calendar year; (d) P  ublicly identifies the geographical scope of the service (e.g., local, regional, national) and reflects broad-based coverage of the geographical area in the information it disseminates; (e) P  rovides individual analysis beyond demographic information or rankings for each prospective student-athlete in the information it disseminates; and (f) P  rovides access to samples or previews of the information it disseminates before purchase of a subscription.

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Bylaw 13.14.3.2 – Sports Other Than Basketball and Football In sports other than basketball and football, an institution may subscribe to a recruiting or scouting service involving prospective student-athletes, provided the

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service is made available to all institutions desiring to subscribe and at the same fee rate for all subscribers. An institution is permitted to subscribe to a service that provides scholastic and/or nonscholastic video. The institution may not contract with a service in advance to have a particular contest recorded or provided.

Bylaw 13.14.3.1.1 – Video-Only Services An institution is permitted to use or subscribe to a video service that only provides video of prospective student-athletes and does not provide information about or analysis of prospective student-athletes. Use of a subscription to such a service is subject to the provisions of Bylaw 13.14.3, except for subsections (c) and (e).

Bylaw 13.14.3.3 – Subscription Limited to Approved Services – Basketball and Football In basketball and football, an institution shall not subscribe to a recruiting or scouting service unless the service has been approved by the NCAA pursuant to an annual approval process.

Bylaw 13.1.7.20 – Off-Campus Observation of Recruiting of Scouting Service Video . ff-campus observation of a prospective student-athlete via video made available by O a .recruiting or scouting service is considered an evaluation activity and is subject to applicable evaluation regulations.

Admissions and Graduation Data Bylaw 13.3.1.2 – Report Distribution The NCAA Eligibility Center shall provide the information contained within the report to a prospective student-athlete and his or her parents or legal guardians after he or she has registered with the Eligibility Center and the Eligibility Center has received an institution’s request to add the prospective student-athlete to the institution’s request list. The NCAA shall make a compilation of graduation data available to prospective student-athletes’ guidance offices and high school and two-year college coaches via the NCAA Web site.

Banned Drug List & Information about Nutritional Supplements Bylaw 13.3.2.2 – Report Distribution The NCAA Eligibility Center shall provide the NCAA banned drug list, and .information about nutritional supplements (see Bylaw 31.2.3.4), to a prospective s. tudent-athlete and his or her parents or legal guardians after he or she has registered w . ith the Eligibility Center. 106


Bylaw 13.3.3 – Notification of Initial-Eligibility Standards The NCAA Eligibility Center shall provide information regarding the initial-eligibility standards contained in Bylaw 14.3 to a prospective student-athlete and his or her parents or legal guardians after he or she has registered with the Eligibility Center.

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DIRECTORY

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Staff Directory Athletic Department Mailing Address: 570 Normal Street Memphis, TN 38152 Athletic Director’s Office (Room 101) Tom Bowen, Athletic Director 678-5395 Lish Trice, Assistant to the AD 678-3083 Judy Davis-Lewis, 678-5395 Administrative Associate Jashell Mitchell, 678-2300 Administrative Assistant to the Athletic Director

jlewis6@memphis.edu ltrice@memphis.edu jlewis6@memphis.edu jmtchll7@memphis.edu

Compliance Office (Room 103) Lynn Parkes, 678-2088 Associate AD-Compliance/SWA Nicole Green, 678-3085 Assistant AD, Compliance Ryan Crews, Compliance Assistant 678-3046 Kristin Hopkins Rusboldt, 678-2388 Coordinator, Student-Athlete Development

lparkes@memphis.edu ngreen@memphis.edu rccrews@memphis.edu khopkins@memphis.edu

Athletic Media Relation (Room 203) Bob Winn, Associate AD-External Affairs

678-2337

bwinn@memphis.edu

TBA, 678-2397 Asst. Athletic Director-Media Relations (Football)

TBA

Lamar Chance, 678-2349 Assistant Media Relations Director (Men’s Basketball)

lchance1@memphis.edu

Tammy DeGroff, 678-5787 tdegroff@memphis.edu Assistant Media Relations Director (Women’s Basketball, Men’s Tennis) Brandon Kolditz, 678-2444 wkolditz@memphis.edu Assistant Media Relations Director (Secondary Football, Softball, Publications) Jared Brown, Multimedia Specialist (Rifle)

678-4640

jsbrown8@memphis.edu

Mark Taylor, 678-5108 mtylor16@memphis.edu Asst. Media Relations Director (Women’s Soccer, Baseball) Blake Barington, 678-5182 bcbrngtn@memphis.edu Athletics Communications Assistant (M Golf, W Tennis) Travis Chell, 678-3291 tlchell@memphis.edu Athletics Communications Assistant (Volleyball, Women’s Golf) Brad Pope, 678-5294 sbpope@memphis.edu Athletics Communications Assistant (M & W Track and Cross Country, M Soccer)

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Martha Woods, Administrative Secretary

678-2337

mwoods@memphis.edu

Athletic Training Darrell Turner , Head Athletic Trainer Rosalyn Sims, Assistant Athletic Trainer Brad Anderson, Assistant Athletic Trainer Sarah Rabe, Assistant Athletic Trainer

678-2847 678-4456 678-2247

dmtrner3@memphis.edu rrsims1@memphis.edu b.anderson@memphis.edu

678-4456

sbrabe@memphis.edu

Marketing (Room 203) -- Main Phone 901-678-1671 Brandon Hays, 678-4142 Director of Marketing/Promotions Megan MacLeod, 678-2972 Asst. Director of Marketing/Promotions Brynn Conapitski, 678-1792 Marketing & Promotions Assistant Jake Schwartz, 678-4324 Marketing & Promotions Assistant Leah Jones, 678-2943 Marketing & Promotions Student Assistant

bhays@memphis.edu mmcleod1@memphis.edu bkcnptsk@memphis.edu

lcjones3@memphis.edu

Ticket Office (Room 163) Melissa Moore, 678-4143 Asst. AD-Ticketing/Customer Serv. Susan Day, Asst. Ticket Manager 678-4573 Letonia Williams, Ticket Office Assistant 678-5584 Freddie Barnett, Ticket Office Assistant 678-2331

mmoore@memphis.edu susanday@memphis.edu llwill@memphis.edu

Tiger Scholarship Fund (Second Floor, Penny Hardaway Hall of Fame) Bill Lansden, 678-5076 Associate AD - Development Carl Evans, 678-5346 Assistant Athletics Director for Development Matt Kirinovic, 678-2308 Assistant Director, Tiger Scholarship Fund Ryan Alpert, 678-1369 Assistant Director, Tiger Scholarship Fund Judy Gupton, 678-4406 Athletic Special Events Coordinator TBA, M Club Director 678-4878 Donna LaRiviere, 678-4585 Athletic Development Assistant Esther Hollie, Office Coordinator 678-2338

blansden@memphis.edu csevans1@memphis.edu m.kirinovic@memphis.edu rgalpert@memphis.edu Jgupton1@memphis.edu wffltchr@memphis.edu dlarivir@memphis.edu ehollie@memphis.edu

Corporate Development/Tiger Sports Properties (Room 119) Brad Harrison, General Manager

323-6618 X2040 bharrison@learfield.com

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Todd Poley, Account Executive Todd Kucinski, Associate General Manager Joshua Wheeler, Sponsorship Coordinator Lana Danko, Account Executive

323-6618 X2042 tpoley@learfield.com 323-6618 X2041 tkucinski@tigersportsproperties.com 323-6618 X2044 jwheeler@tigersportsproperties.com 323-6618 X2043 ldanko@learfield.com

Athletic Department Support Staff Bill Lofton, Associate AD-Finance Eddie Cantler, Assistant AD-Support Services Susan Blackwell, Accounting Clerk Barbara Chapman, Secretary for Olympic Sports Frankie Conklin, Spirit Squads Coord. Denna Greer, Budget Analyst. Darby Dunnagan, Videographer Stella Green, Admin. Secretary/Olympic Sports Marc Hohorst, Equipment Manager Mike Jenkins, Asst. Strength Coach Wade Johnston, Athletics Web Videographer Charlotte Peterson, Special Administrative Assistant Mike Stark, Strength Coach Fred Stewart, Business Manager Lou Strasberg, Travel Coordinator Ronnie Vinson, Administrative Secretary Jennifer Walker, Administrative Secretary Wes Wheeler, Computer Analyst

678-5556 678-4135

wlofton@memphis.edu ecantler@memphis.edu

678-4113 678-2452

sblckwll@memphis.edu bchapman@memphis.edu

624-9000 678-2468 678-4129 678-4118

fconklin@memphiselite.com djgreer1@memphis.edu ddnnagan@memphis.edu slgreen@memphis.edu

678-2848 734-9954 678-4129

mhohorst@memphis.edu mpjnkins@memphis.edu wjhnstn1@memphis.edu

734-0262

cepetrsn@memphis.edu

678-5027 678-4116 678-3856 678-2461 678-2088

mstark@memphis.edu fstewart@memphis.edu lstrsbrg@memphis.edu vvinson@memphis.edu jjwalker@memphis.edu

678-5319

wwheeler@memphis.edu

Baseball (Room 207) Daron Schoenrock, Head Coach Fred Corral, Associate Head Coach Clay Greene, Asst. Coach/Recruiting Coordinator Al Woods, Director of Baseball Operations

678-4137 678-4139 678-5702

apcorral@memphis.edu crgreene@memphis.edu

351-0062

awoods4@memphis.edu

Football (Room 136) Justin Fuente, Head Coach 678-5119 Barry Odom, Defensive Coordinator/Saf. 678-5119 111


Darrell Dickey, Offensive Coordinator/RBs Brad Cornelsen, Quarterbacks Holman Wiggins, Wide Receivers Galen Scott, Linebackers James Shibest, Special Teams Coordinator/TE Vance Vice, Offensive Line Chris Vaughn, Cornerbacks Tim Billings, Defensive Line Jeff Kupper, Football Operations Adam Lechtenberg, Player Personnel Rohrk Cutchlow, Strength and Conditioning Sherri Schwartz, Assistant to the Head Coach

678-5119 678-5119 678-5119 678-5119 678-5119 678-5119 678-5119 678-5119 678-5119 678-5119 678-1534

jskupper@memphis.edu a.lechtenberg@memphis.edu rcutchlw@memphis.edu

678-4140

slschwrt@memphis.edu

Golf (Room 207) Grant Robbins, Head Men’s Golf Coach 678-4136 Beth Walthal Harrelson, 678-4121 Head Women’s Golf Coach Adrian Sportsman Harrelson, 678-4121 Assistant Women’s Golf Coach Tim Harrelson, 678-4121 Volunteer Assistant Women’s Golf Coach

crobbins@memphis.edu eharrlsn@memphis.edu bsprtsmn@memphis.edu

Men’s Basketball (Room 230) Josh Pastner, Head Coach Aki Collins, Asst. Coach Damon Stoudamire, Assistant Coach Jimmy Williams, Assistant Coach Eric Sebastian, Director of Basketball Operations Melissa Norris, Office Coordinator Brad Anderson, Athletic Trainer Julian Swartz, Assistant Director of Operations James Alford, Operations Assistant Jordan VerHulst, Video Coordinator

678-2346 678-2346 678-2346 678-2346 678-2346 678-2346 678-2247 678-2346 678-2346 678-2346

Rifle (Room 207) Butch Woolbright, Head Coach John Dowdy, Asst. Coach

678-2452 678-2452

lwlbrght@memphis.edu

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Softball (Room 201) Natalie Poole, Head Coach 678-3432 nmpoole1@memphis.edu Andy Lott, Assistant Coach 678-1195 jalott@memphis.edu Roya St. Clair, Assistant Coach 678-2498 rstclir1@memphis.edu Soccer (Room 207) Richie Grant, Head Men’s Coach 678-4141 rjgrant@memphis.edu Nick Glaser, Asst. Men’s Coach 678-5949 nglaser@memphis.edu Robert Sausaman, 678-5949 rsausamn@memphis.edu Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach Brooks Monaghan, 678-3427 bmonaghn@memphis.edu Head Women’s Soccer Coach Jonny Walker, Asst. Women’s Coach 678-5732 jcwlker2@memphis.edu Jodi Grant, Asst. Women’s Coach 678-2598 jodi.grant@memphis.edu

Tennis (Room 207) Paul Goebel, Head Men’s Tennis Coach 678-5309 Mark Finnegan, 678-5309 Assistant Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach Lee Taylor Walker, 678-2328 Head Women’s Tennis Coach

pgoebel@memphis.edu mjfinngn@memphis.edu ltwalker@memphis.edu

Track & Field/ Cross Country (Room 201) Kevin Robinson, 678-4295 Head Men’s & Women’s Track/Cross Country Coach Nick Fortenberry, Asst. Coach 678-1430 Doug Clark, 462-4778 Asst. Track Coach (Cross Country/Distance) Tyler Fraizer, Asst. Track Coach 678-1438 Chrissie Feldmann, Asst. Track Coach 678-5924

kmrobnsn@memphis.edu nfrtnbrr@memphis.edu dsclark1@memphis.edu tfraizer@memphis.edu crfldmnn@memphis.edu

Volleyball (Room 201) April Jauregui, Head Coach James Onikeku, Assistant Coach Marko Majstorovic, Assistant Coach

678-4232 678-2312 678-2312

aharrimn@memphis.edu jonikeku@memphis.edu mmjstrvc@memphis.edu

Women’s Basketball (Room 203) Melissa McFerrin, Head Coach Keila Whittington, Associate Head Coach Erin Grant, Assistant Head Coach Michael Wholey, Assistant Coach Donease Smith, Director of Operations Tara Gibson, Video Operations Larrick Johnson, Office Coordinator

678-4120 678-4120 678-4797 678-3738 678-2123 678-4532 678-4120

kwttng1@memphis.edu Eagrant@memphis.edu mwholey@memphis.edu dmsmth12@memphis.edu ljohnsn8@memphis.edu 113


Academic Support Dr. Joe Luckey, 678-2714 jluckey@memphis.edu Director of Athletic Academics Bob Baker, 678-2707 rhbaker@memphis.edu Associate Director (MSoccer) Sharyne Connell, 678-3982 skcnnell@memphis.edu Academic Counselor (Football) Kristin Henke, 678-3466 khenke@memphis.edu Academic Counselor (MBKB, Softball, WGolf) Ashlesha Lokhande, 678-4467 slkhande@memphis.edu Academic Counselor (Football) Meghan Pfeiffer, 678-2447 mpfiffer@memphis.edu Academic Counselor (Women’s Basketball, Track & Field) Bridget VanLandeghem, 678-3309 bvnlndgh@memphis.edu Academic Counselor (Baseball, WSoccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Rifle, MGolf) Sharon Richardson, Admin. Associate 678-2714 scrichar@memphis.edu Jennifer Rowe, Learning Specialist 678-2738 jlrowe@memphis.edu

UM ADMISSIONS

NCAA ELIGIBILITY CENTER

Application Fee Domestic – $25 International – $50 www.memphis.edu

Registration Fee Domestic – $60 International – $85 www.eligibilitycenter.org

Testing Codes ACT Code – 3992 SAT Code – 1459

Testing Codes ACT Code – 9999 SAT Code – 9999

WES Contact Info. Phone: 212-966-6311 E-mail: info@wes.org or http://wes.org

Submit OFFICIAL documents to: NCAA Eligibility Center mailing address: NCAA Eligibility Center 1802 Alonzo Watford Sr. Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202

TOEFL Phone: 609-921-9000 www.ets.org/toefl Submit OFFICIAL transcripts to: University of Memphis c/o Kimya Massey Athletic Academics 600 Wilder Tower Memphis, TN 38152 901-678-2707

Contact Numbers Domestic – 877-262-1492 International – 317-223-0700 Fax Number – 317-968-5100

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RECRUITING FORMS

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RECRUITING PERSON DAY LOG


Recruiting-Person Day Log MBB & WBB Only

This form shall be used to document compliance with NCAA Bylaws 13.02.7, 13.02.7.1, and 13.02.8 which limit the number of permissible recruiting-person days for Men’s and Women’s Basketball

NCAA Bylaw 13.02.7 & 13.02.8 Recruiting Person Days– Men’s & Women’s Basketball In men’s basketball, a recruiting-person day is defined as one coach engaged in an off-campus recruiting activity of a men’s basketball prospective student-athlete, including a prospective student-athlete who has signed a National Letter of Intent (or the institution’s written offer of admission and/or financial aid), on one day (12:01 a.m. to midnight); two coaches engaged in recruiting activities on the same day shall use two recruitingperson days. 1) Men’s basketball staff members shall not exceed 130 recruiting-person days during the academic year contact and evaluation periods. (Adopted: 4/28/05 effective 8/1/05, Revised: 3/28/07, 5/9/08) 2) Women’s basketball staff members shall not exceed 100 recruiting-person days during the academic year contact and evaluation periods. (Adopted: 4/28/05 effective 8/1/05, Revised: 1/8/07 effective 8/1/07, 3/27/07, 5/9/08)

NCAA Bylaw 13.02.7.1 Tournament Application Each day of a tournament or tier of a tournament in which a coach engages in off-campus evaluation activity shall count as a separate recruiting-person day. (Adopted: 12/12/06)

Coach 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.

Date

Location

Comments


Coach 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60.

Date

Location

Comments


Coach 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 86. 87. 88. 89. 90. 91. 92. 93. 94. 95. 96. 97. 98. 99. 100.

Date

Location

Comments


Coach 101. 102. 103. 104. 105. 106. 107. 108. 109. 110. 111. 112. 113. 114. 115. 116. 117. 118. 119. 120. 121. 122. 123. 124. 125. 126. 127. 128. 129. 130.

Date

Location

Comments


EVALUATION DAY LOG


Evaluation Day Log MFB, WSB, WVB Only This form shall be used to document compliance with NCAA Bylaws 13.02.6.2 which limits the number of permissible evaluation days for Football, Softball, and Women’s Volleyball

NCAA Bylaw 13.02.6.2 An evaluation day is defined as one coach engaged in the evaluation of any prospective student-athlete on one day (12:01 a.m. to midnight). Two coaches making evaluations on the same day shall use two evaluation days. The combined total of such days for all staff members shall not exceed 42 in football (54 for U.S. service academies), 50 in softball and 80 in women’s volleyball. (Adopted: 1/9/96 effective 8/1/96; Revised: 1/12/99 effective 8/1/99, 4/27/00 effective 8/1/01, 4/25/02 effective 8/1/02, 4/28/05 effective 8/1/05, 1/14/08 effective 8/1/08, 4/14/08)

Coach 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35.

Date

Location

Comments


Coach 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80.

Date

Location

Comments


PSA RECRUITING PROFILE


DESCRIPTION OF FORMS PSA Profile The PSA Profile is designed as an aid to assist each coach in maintaining complete, accurate, and up to date files for each recruit. Coaches and individual sports are free to use their own profile sheets or the PSA Profiles in the Coaches Recruiting Handbook. Coaches must submit documentation of all phone calls and contacts/evaluations in the time period prescribed by the Athletic Compliance Office. Coaches may do this by submitting Telephone Recruiting Logs and Contact/Evaluation Logs on a monthly basis. The PSA Profile IS NOT intended to replace these logs but is designed as an aid to assist in recording and documenting all telephone calls and contacts/evaluations.

Telephone Recruiting Log Telephone Recruiting Logs should be completed by each coach on a monthly basis and submitted to the Athletic Compliance Office in the prescribed time period. Telephone Recruiting Logs should be filled out completely and accurately.

Contact/Evaluation Log Contact/Evaluation Logs should be completed by each coach and submitted as an attachment to the travel reimbursement for each recruiting trip. If a contact/ evaluation takes place at any time and the coach does not submit a travel reimbursement then the Contact/Evaluation Log should be submitted as soon as possible following the Contact/Evaluation. Contact Evaluation Logs should be filled out completely and accurately.

Athletics Recruitment Expense Claim and Request for Meal Reimbursement Athletic Recruitment Expense Claims and Request for Meal Reimbursements should be submitted in a timely manner following each and EVERY Official Visit. These forms are included in the Coaches Recruiting Handbook as examples only and can be found at http://bf.memphis.edu/forms/finance.php.


um prospective student-athlete recruiting profile Name______________________________________________________________________ SSN #______________________________ DOB_________/_________ /___________ Home Phone_______________________________________ Cell_____________________________________ Email_________________________________________________ Address____________________________________________________________________ City________________________________ State_________ Zip_________________ Legal Guardian Phone # (Mom)____________________________________ (Dad)______________________________________ (other)___________________________________ Current Counselor_____________________________ Phone_________________

Academics

High Schools Attended: (1)_____________________________________________ (2)__________________________________ (3)____________________________ Colleges Attended: (1)_______________________________________ 2YR or 4YR (2)_______________________________________________________ 2YR or 4YR Graduation Date____________________

ACT_________

GPA_________

Core Courses______________________ Passed______________ In Progress Core Courses Needed______________________________________________

ATHLETICs

Coach________________________ Email________________________________

men’s basketball

Sophs: 1 call per month beginning on June 15th after S. year Juniors: 1 call per month through July 31st after Jr. year Seniors: 2 calls per week beginning Aug 1st of Sr. year **Unlimited phone calls to Seniors during contact periods**

Football

Juniors: 1 phone call between April 15th and May 31st Seniors: 1 phone call per week beginning Sept 1st

Cell_______________________________ Other____________________________

**Unlimited phone calls to Seniors during contact periods**

AAU / Club Team_____________________________________________________

women’s basketball

Position_____________________________

Best Marks_________________

Desired Position______________________

Injuries____________________

Juniors: 1 phone call on or after April 9th; 1 phone call during the month of May; 1 phone call between

June 1st and 20th; 1 phone call between June 21st and 30th; and 3 phone calls during the month of July after Jr. year Seniors: 1 phone call per week beginning Aug 1st **Unlimited phone calls to Seniors during contact periods**

ALL OTHER SPORTS WITH RECRUITING CALENDARS

Juniors: 1 phone call per week beginning July 1st after Jr. year of high school Seniors: 1 phone call per week **Unlimited phone calls to Seniors during contact periods**

ALL OTHER SPORTS WITHOUT RECRUITING CALENDARS

Juniors: 1 phone call per week beginning July 1st after Jr. year of high school Seniors: 1 phone call per week

Strengths / Weaknesses____________________________________________ Other____________________________________________________________

all other sports

Beginning July 1 after Jr. year 7 recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined). No more than 3 of the 7 opportunities can be contacts.

men’s and women’s basketball

No more than 7 recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined). Not more than 3 opportunities can be contacts.

Football

Contacts: 6 contacts (no more than 1 during any calendar week) beginning on Nov 29th Evaluations: 1 Fall Evaluation; 2 Evaluations (1 athletic and 1 academic) between April 15th and May 31st


um prospective student-athlete recruiting LOG FSA’s Full Name______________________________________________________________ Contact Numbers: (1)________________________ (2)_________________________

Week of:

Call, Contact, Evaluation, Other 2011

Week of:

PHONE CALLS Call, Contact, Week of: Evaluation, Other 6-Nov 2011

Call, Contact, Evaluation, Other

Week of:

Call, Contact, Evaluation, Other

26-Feb

3-Apr

17-Jul

13-Nov

4-Mar

10-Apr

24-Jul

20-Nov

11-Mar

17-Apr

7-Aug

27-Dec

18-Mar

24-Apr

14-Aug

4-Dec

25-Mar

1-May

21-Aug

11-Dec

1-Apr

8-May

28-Aug

18-Dec

8-Apr

25-Dec

15-Apr

15-May

4-Sep

22-May

11-Sep

29-May

18-Sep

8-Jan

5-Jun

25-Sep

15-Jan

6-May

12-Jun

2-Oct

22-Jan

13-May

19-Jun

9-Oct

29-Jan

20-May

26-Jun

16-Oct

5-Feb

27-May

3-Jul

23-Oct

12-Feb

3-Jun

10-Jul

30-Oct

19-Feb

10-Jun

2012

22-Apr 29-Apr

17-Jun

Notes:

24-Jun

CONTACTS AND EVALUATIONS Date

Date

Date

Date

Date

Date

Date

Coach

Coach

Coach

Coach

Coach

Coach

Coach

Contact/ Eval

Contact/ Eval

Contact/ Eval

Contact/ Eval

Contact/ Eval

Contact/ Eval

Contact/ Eval

UM COACH PRINT NAME____________________________________________ SIGNATURE___________________________________________ DATE_____________________


TELEPHONE RECRUITING LOG


TELEPHONE RECRUITING LOG MONTH______________________________ SPORT________________________________________________ COACH_______________________________________________

Date

C = Cell O = Office Phone # X = Other Prospect’s Name Called

Person Talked To (PSA, Mom Sister, etc.)

1. ___________

C

O

X __________________ ________________ ___________________ ______________ ______________________________________

2. ___________

C

O

X __________________ ________________ ___________________ ______________ ______________________________________

3. ___________

C

O

X __________________ ________________ ___________________ ______________ ______________________________________

4. ___________

C

O

X __________________ ________________ ___________________ ______________ ______________________________________

5. ___________

C

O

X __________________ ________________ ___________________ ______________ ______________________________________

6. ___________

C

O

X __________________ ________________ ___________________ ______________ ______________________________________

7. ___________

C

O

X __________________ ________________ ___________________ ______________ ______________________________________

8. ___________

C

O

X __________________ ________________ ___________________ ______________ ______________________________________

9. ___________

C

O

X __________________ ________________ ___________________ ______________ ______________________________________

10. ___________

C

O

X __________________ ________________ ___________________ ______________ ______________________________________

11. ___________

C

O

X __________________ ________________ ___________________ ______________ ______________________________________

12. ___________

C

O

X __________________ ________________ ___________________ ______________ ______________________________________

13. ___________

C

O

X __________________ ________________ ___________________ ______________ ______________________________________

14. ___________

C

O

X __________________ ________________ ___________________ ______________ ______________________________________

15. ___________

C

O

X __________________ ________________ ___________________ ______________ ______________________________________

16. ___________

C

O

X __________________ ________________ ___________________ ______________ ______________________________________

17. ___________

C

O

X __________________ ________________ ___________________ ______________ ______________________________________

Length of Conversation

Notes

COACH SIGNATURE___________________________________________________________________________________ DATE________________________________________ FORM R-3

Revised 12 2008


CONTACT/EVALUATION LOG


CONTACT / EVALUATION LOG MONTH______________________________ SPORT________________________________________________ COACH_______________________________________________

C = Contact Date Time Length E = Evaluation Prospect’s Name

C = Contest H = Home S = School Location T = Tournament (City / State)

1. ___________ _____________

C

E

______________________________

C

H

S

T

____________________ _____________________

2. ___________ _____________

C

E

______________________________

C

H

S

T

____________________ _____________________

3. ___________ _____________

C

E

______________________________

C

H

S

T

____________________ _____________________

4. ___________ _____________

C

E

______________________________

C

H

S

T

____________________ _____________________

5. ___________ _____________

C

E

______________________________

C

H

S

T

____________________ _____________________

6. ___________ _____________

C

E

______________________________

C

H

S

T

____________________ _____________________

7. ___________ _____________

C

E

______________________________

C

H

S

T

____________________ _____________________

8. ___________ _____________

C

E

______________________________

C

H

S

T

____________________ _____________________

9. ___________ _____________

C

E

______________________________

C

H

S

T

____________________ _____________________

10. ___________ _____________

C

E

______________________________

C

H

S

T

____________________ _____________________

11. ___________ _____________

C

E

______________________________

C

H

S

T

____________________ _____________________

12. ___________ _____________

C

E

______________________________

C

H

S

T

____________________ _____________________

13. ___________ _____________

C

E

______________________________

C

H

S

T

____________________ _____________________

14. ___________ _____________

C

E

______________________________

C

H

S

T

____________________ _____________________

15. ___________ _____________

C

E

______________________________

C

H

S

T

____________________ _____________________

FORM R-3

Quick Note

Revised 12 2008


EXPENSE CLAIM


Athletics Recruitment Expense Claim SSN#:

Coach’s name: Index #/Acct. Code: Prospect’s name: Prospect’s Street Address: State:

City: Arrival Time:

Departure Time:

Zip:

Date(s) of Official Visit:

to

Lodging, mileage, and airfare reimbursements to be paid directly to student recruit should be submitted on an approved Claim for Traveling Expenses form. PAY TO OTHERS

PAY TO COACH

Automobile: I hereby acknowledge a mileage claim of miles at $0.46 per mile.

$

$

This results in a total receipt of $

$

$

A. TRANSPORTATION Airline: Make payment to Travelennium.

.

__________________________________________________ Recruit’s Signature Date B. STUDENT HOST(S) (I.) I hereby acknowledge receipt of $ paid to me in cash for expenses in connection with hosting the prospective student athlete named above.

$

__________________________________________________ Student Host (I)’s Signature Date (II.) I hereby acknowledge receipt of $ paid to me in cash for expenses in connection with hosting the prospective student athlete named above.

$

__________________________________________________ Student Host (II)’s Signature Date C. LODGING Name of hotel (Attach room folio):

$

$

D. MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSES (Including meals, parking, etc. If additional spaces are required, attach additional sheet. Receipts are required. Meal reimbursements require completed Request for Meal Reimbursement Form. Date Explanation $

$

$

$

$

$

$

$ TOTAL DUE CLAIMANT:

$

I certify that this expense statement and claim is true and correct. Coach’s Signature________________________________________ Date___________ Department Approval_____________________________________ Date___________ Compliance Office________________________________________ Date___________ Accounting___________


MEAL REIMBURSEMENT


Request for Meal Reimbursement FORM R-10

The University Of Memphis Policy UM1311 Purchase of Meals provides additional information for completing this form.

Meal Reimbursement Request for: Guest Meals

Employee Meals

Non-employee Group

Meal(s): Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

Other (specify):

Guest(s):

University Personnel:

Event, Date, Purpose and Comments:

Make Payment or Reimbursement to: Banner UID:

Total Number of People in Group:

Department Name: Index Number/Acct Code:

Date: Amount of Request $

This expenditure is approved for payment in accordance with University Operating Procedure No. 2D:01:01O. The following signatures are required for all meal reimbursement requests: Prepared By (Please Print): ___________________________________ Date:________ Email/Ext: ______________________________________________________________ Claimant’s Signature: ______________________________________ Date:__________ Department Head/Higher Authority Signature: _________________________________ Department Head/Higher Authority Name: The University of Memphis, one of the Tennessee Board of Regents institutions, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University.


POST VISIT REPORT

136


official visit post visit report

university of memphis athletic compliance office

Prospect Full Name___________________________________________________________ Sport ________________________________________________________________ Arrival Date / Time ___________________________________________________________ Departure Date / Time___________________________________________________ Host Money Allotted

Yes

No

Amount $_______________________________

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner and location

Date

Provided by

Student Host

Other SAs Present

Occasional Meal, Training Table, Pre/Post Game, Other

Other Individuals Present

Meal 1 Meal 2 Meal 3 Snack

Date Meal 1 Meal 2 Meal 3 Snack

Date Meal 1 Meal 2 Meal 3 Snack Please attach additional pages if necessary to identify other SAs or other individuals (i.e. PSA’s family members, guests, etc.) present. FORM R-7

Revised 6 2011


SCOUTING SERVICE APPROVAL


Recruiting & Scouting Services Subscription Approval Form Office of Athletic Compliance Form must be submitted to the Athletic Compliance Office prior to subscribing to a scouting/recruiting service

TO BE COMPLETED BY THE HEAD COACH (OR DESIGNEE) Head Coach (or designee)_____________________________ Contact #_______________Sport______________ TO BE COMPLETED BY THE RECRUITING/SCOUTING SERVICE Name of Recruiting/Scouting Service

Website

Contact Person (Print Full Name)

Contact Number

Per Bylaw 13.14.3, an institution may subscribe to a recruiting or scouting service involving prospective student-athletes, provided the institution does not purchase more than one annual subscription to a particular service and the service is in compliance with the statements outlined below.

Please answer the questions below. 1.  Is the recruiting/scouting service made available to all institutions desiring to subscribe and at the same fee rate for all subscribers? Yes No 2. Does the recruiting/scouting service publicly identify all applicable rates? Yes No If yes, explain how/when?___________________________________________________________________ 3. Does the recruiting/scouting service disseminate information (e.g., reports, profiles) about prospective student-athletes at least four times per calendar year? Yes No If yes, please provide an example_____________________________________________________________ 4. Does the recruiting/scouting service publicly identify the geographical scope of the service (e.g., local, regional, national) and reflect broad-based coverage of the geographical area in the information it disseminates? Yes No 5. Does the recruiting/scouting service provide analysis in the information it disseminates beyond demographic information or rankings of prospective student-athletes? Yes No 6. Does the recruiting/scouting service provide access to samples or previews of the information it disseminates prior to purchase of a subscription? Yes No 7. Does the recruiting/scouting service provide videos? Yes No If yes, are the videos restricted to regularly scheduled (regular season) high school, preparatory school or two-year college contests and for which the institution made no prior arrangements for recording? Yes No

(Note: This provision is applicable only if the subscription includes video services.)

I affirm that the above information is accurate and if there are any changes, I will contact the Head Coach (or designee) listed above. Signature

Date

Head Coach (designee) Signature

Date

ATHLETIC COMPLIANCE OFFICE REVIEW

�Approved and no further action is necessary Not approved �Need updates on the following on/or before ____ / ____ / ____ : __________________________________________________________

Signature of Athletic Compliance Office Distribution: original–Coach, copy–Athletic Compliance Office

Date 3/2010


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