A prospective student-athlete is a high school student who
has begun the ninth grade, regardless of whether the student participates in
athletics. In addition, you are considered a prospective student-athlete if an
institution provided you or your family financial assistance or any other
benefit that is not offered to other prospective student-athletes.
NOTE: It is impermissible for alumni, boosters or
representatives of athletics interest to be involved in the recruiting process.
A prospect remains a prospect until one of the following
The individual 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;
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
The individual officially registers and enrolls and attends
classes during the summer prior to initial enrollment and receives
institutional athletics aid.
The following links will guide you through the process of
becoming a student-athlete: