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Recruiting Hosts

Student-Athlete Hosts

Current North Texas student-athletes may serve as hosts when prospects make an Official Visit to campus. Hosting a recruit is a great opportunity to show off our campus and our athletics program! Just be sure to use a little common sense and make sure that you are representing your university and your team with the highest degree of class.

North Texas provides the following to a student host entertaining a prospective student-athlete:

a) A maximum of $30 for each day of the visit to cover all actual costs of entertaining the student host(s) and the prospective student-athlete (and the prospective student-athlete's parents, legal guardians or spouse), excluding the cost of meals and admission to campus athletics events. The cost of entertainment of the institution's athletics department staff members who accompany the prospective student-athlete is also excluded. If an athletics department staff member serves as the prospective student-athlete's host, his or her entertainment costs must be included in the entertainment allowance. The entertainment allowance may not be used for the purchase of souvenirs, such as T-shirts or other institutional mementos. It is permissible to provide the student host with an additional $20 per day for each additional prospective student-athlete the host entertains;

(b) Complimentary meals, provided the student host is accompanying the prospective student-athlete during the prospective student-athlete's Official Visit; and

(c) Complimentary admissions to campus athletics events, provided the student host is accompanying the prospective student-athlete to the events during the prospective student-athlete's Official Visit.

While serving as a host, you must adhere to the following NCAA guidelines:

• You may not give the recruit any cash
• You may not use the cash to purchase souvenirs for the recruit
• You may not drive the recruit around in a vehicle provided by a university staff member or booster
• You must stay within a 30-mile radius of campus. Please plan all entertainment accordingly.
• Never allow a recruit to use your vehicle • You cannot allow boosters to talk to recruits about North Texas
• You may not take the recruit to an adult establishment if you or the recruit is under the age of 21

Nonqualifier Prohibition

The student host must be enrolled in the member institution being visited by a prospective student-athlete. A nonqualifier may not serve as a student host during his or her first academic year in residence.

Student-Athlete Host Instructions

Ten Commandments To Official Visits