STUDENT-ATHLETE COMPLIANCE HANDBOOK
2012-2013 SMU STUDENT-ATHLETE HANDBOOK (.pdf)
STUDENT-ATHLETE RECRUITING ACTIVITIES
13.02.5.1 Permissible Recruitment Activities for Enrolled Student-Athletes
(a) Off-campus contacts. Off-campus, in-person recruiting contacts that are unavoidable incidental contacts between enrolled student-athletes (or other enrolled students) and a prospect are permissible if such contacts do not occur at the direction of a coaching staff member.
(b) Telephone contact. It is permissible for an enrolled student-athlete to receive telephone calls made at the expense of a prospect subsequent to July 1 following the completion of the prospect's junior year in high school. Telephone calls made by enrolled students (excluding student-athletes) pursuant to an institution's regular admissions program directed at all prospective students shall be permissible.
(c) Written correspondence. It is permissible for an enrolled student-athlete to engage in written correspondence, provided it is not done at the direction and/or expense of the member institution. (Revised: 1/9/96 effective 8/1/96)
(d) Unavoidable incidental contact. If unavoidable incidental contact occurs between a student-athlete and a prospect (even at the prospect's high school), such contact is permissible, provided the institution had no prior knowledge of the occurrence of the contact.
13.02.5.2 Impermissible Recruitment Activities for Enrolled Student-Athletes
(a) Recruitment expenses. An institution may not provide an enrolled student-athlete with transportation or expenses to recruit a prospect except those expenses specified as permissible when a student-athlete serves as a student host.
(b) Telephone calls. Enrolled student-athletes or other enrolled students shall not make or participate in telephone calls to prospects at the direction of a coaching staff member or financed by the institution or a representative of its athletics interests.
(c) Transportation. A student-athlete acting as a student host shall not be provided an automobile by the institution or representatives of its athletics interests for use by the host or the prospect during a prospect's official visit to the campus.
(d) Student host. A student-athlete serving as a student host must be enrolled in the member institution being visited by the prospect. A nonqualifier (see Bylaw 14.02.9) may not serve as a student host during his or her first academic year of residence.
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