DI: In women's basketball, off-campus recruiting contacts shall not be made with an individual (or her relatives or legal guardians) before September 1 at the beginning of her junior year in high school. Contacts that occur during a prospective student-athlete's junior year may occur only at the prospective student-athlete's educational institution or residence. [D] (Adopted: 1/19/13 effective 8/1/13, Revised: 10/30/14)
DII: In-person, off-campus recruiting contacts and telephone calls shall not be made with a prospective student-athlete or a prospective student-athlete's relatives or legal guardians before June 15 immediately preceding the prospective student-athlete's junior year in high school. [D] (Revised: 1/10/91 effective 7/1/91, 1/11/94 effective 3/15/94, 1/10/95, 1/14/97, 1/12/99, 1/11/00 effective 8/1/00, 1/14/12 effective 6/15/12; for any prospective student-athlete entering his or her junior year in high school 6/15/12 and thereafter, 1/17/15 effective 8/1/15)
DIII: In-person, off-campus recruiting contacts shall not be made with a prospective student-athlete or the prospective student-athlete's relatives or guardian(s) until the prospective student-athlete has completed his or her sophomore year in high school. U.S. service academy exceptions to this provision are set forth in Bylaw 13.16.1. (Revised: 1/10/91 effective 7/1/91, 1/11/94 effective 3/15/94, 1/10/95, 1/14/97, 8/3/06, 1/19/12, 1/17/15 for prospective student-athletes who complete their sophomore year in high school during the 2014-15 academic year or later)
NAIA: NAIA recruiting rules are different from other associations. NAIA rules do not restrict when or how often you and college coaches can communicate with high school students. There is no recruiting calendar or limit on the number of communications or what form they take ... phone, email, text or in person.
CONTACT DEFINED: A contact is any face-to-face encounter between a prospective student-athlete or the prospective student-athlete's relatives, guardian(s) or individual of a comparable relationship and an institutional athletics department 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., positions himself/herself in a location where contact is possible) or that takes place on the grounds of the prospective student-athlete's educational institution or at the site of organized competition or practice involving the prospective student-athlete or the prospective student-athlete's high school, preparatory school, two-year college or all-star team shall be considered a contact, regardless of the conversation that occurs. Any communication (e.g., face-to-face, telephone call or electronic transmission) with a prospective student-athlete at the site of organized competition involving the prospective student-athlete by athletics personnel who are attending the competition or who are aware of the competition also shall be considered a contact.