College Recruiting


 

Swimming in College - Terms & Fast Facts!
[updated 11/30/2021]

 

First Call                   You can start receiving calls June 15th prior to your Junior year

 

Calls                          No more than one per week from the school

                                  No limit on how often athletes call the school

 

Official Visits             Any time after classes begin Junior year

                                  All expenses paid

                                  48 hours max on campus

 

Number of Visits       You are allowed a MAX of 5 official visits

 

Requirements for Official Visits        

                                   -        Must be registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center

                                   -        Must send the school’s athletic department your:

o   Transcript w/ Current Classes

o   SAT / ACT Scores

 

National Letter of Intent

                                        Not all schools adhere to the NLI process

                                        Signing Day is generally the second Wednesday of November

                                        Open ended – no longer an “early” and “late” period

 

Unofficial Visits                Unlimited

                                         Athlete pays all their own expenses

                                         Can attend athletic events with two tickets for family members

 

“Junior Days”                   Many schools hosting these- chance to get in an early unofficial visit

 

Athletic Funding               Fully funded men:  9 Scholarships

                                         Fully funded women:  14 Scholarships

 

Who is “Fully funded?”

                                         All Power 5 Conferences

                                         Very few mid-major conferences

 

Visit https://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future for a wealth of information about playing college sports, differences in divisions, processes, rules and more!