Status: Adopted Final
Bylaws: Amend 13.02.5.5, as follows:
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. It remains permissible, however, for an institutional staff member to write or telephone a prospective student-athlete during a dead period. [D]
13.02.5.5.2 Exception -- After Commitment.
AExcept for the application of Bylaw 13.02.5.5.2.1, a prospective student-athlete is no longer subject to the application of a dead period after one of the following events occurs:
(a) The prospective student-athlete signs a National Letter of Intent (NLI) or the institution's written offer of admission and/or financial aid; or
(b) The institution receives a financial deposit in response to the institution's offer of admission.
13.02.5.5.2.1 December and January Dead Period -- Bowl Subdivision Football. In bowl subdivision football, it is not permissible for an institution to make an in-person, on- or off-campus contact with a prospective student-athlete during the December and January dead period, even if the prospective student-athlete has signed the institution's written offer of admission and/or financial aid or the institution has received the prospective student-athlete's financial deposit in response to its offer of admission. However, it is permissible for the institution to make such contact with a prospective student-athlete who has arrived in the locale of the institution for initial full-time enrollment.
Source: NCAA Division I Interpretations Committee (January 27, 2016, Item No. 2)
Proposal Category: Incorporation
Topical Area: Recruiting
|Jan 27, 2016:||Submit; Submitted for consideration.|
|Apr 6, 2016:||Adopted|
|I||13.02.5.5.2||Exception -- After Commitment.|