What is an Official Visit?
An official visit is a visit to a school where the school is allowed to pay for all or some of the trip. There are limits on how many official visits you can have to any particular school. Official visit rules vary by sport so be sure to check with the NCAA about official visit regulations.
An official visit by a prospect is a visit to campus that is financed in whole or in part by the College. A prospective student-athlete is permitted to take a maximum of five official visits, with no more than one to any single institution, beginning no earlier than the opening day of senior year classes for a prospective student-athlete in most sports. Before arriving on campus, a prospective student-athlete needs to provide their transcript and (ACT, SAT, or PSAT) test scores to the institution, as well as register with the NCAA Eligibility Center. The visit can last no longer than 48 hours and, during the visit, the institution is permitted to provide transportation, accommodations, entertainment, complimentary admissions, and meals.
An unofficial visit by a prospect is a visit made to a College at the prospect's own expense. A prospective student-athlete is permitted to visit any institution an unlimited number of times during any year in high school at their own expense except during dead periods (certain dates during the year that coaches are not able to have contact with prospects). An institution is, however, permitted to provide complimentary admissions to athletics events. Although these meetings do not have to be prearranged, it is most beneficial if they are to ensure you and the coaches may have contact at this time.
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