Recruiting Rules and Information for sports other than Football and Men's/Women's Basketball |

Telephone Calls

  • One call in March of the prospect's junior year in high school.
  • One call per week beginning or after July 1 following the completion of the prospect's junior year in high school; thereafter calls shall not be made more than once per week.
  • Texas Tech may accept collect and toll-free calls from prospect's and their parents or legal guardians beginning July 1 of the prospect's junior year in high school.
  • Texas Tech may receive telephone calls placed by a prospect at the prospect's own expense at any time.


That period of time when coaches can be involved in off-campus recruiting activities designed to assess the academic qualifications and playing ability of prospects. No contacts shall be made during this time.


A face-to-face encounter between a prospect and/or their family and coaching staff members.

  • In sports other than football and basketball, each institution is limited to seven recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined) during the academic year and not more than three of the seven opportunities may be contacts.

Recruiting Materials

  • You may receive recruiting materials from Texas Tech beginning September 1 of your junior year in high school. This includes general correspondence and email. Questionnaires and camp brochures may be sent prior to this time.

Official Visits

An expense paid trip to visit campus.

  • Every prospect is limited to five expense-paid visits. Not more than one to a single institution.
  • Your first opportunity to visit is the opening day of classes your senior year in high school.
  • You must present the institution with a transcript and a test score (PSAT, SAT, PLAN, ACT, PACT PLUS).
  • Your visit must not last longer than 48 hours.
  • Your parents or legal guardians must provide their own transportation unless they ride in a car with you.
  • Upon arrival to campus, Texas Tech can pay for lodging and meals of your parents, legal guardians and/or spouse.
  • You may receive three complimentary admissions to a Texas Tech home athletic event.

Unofficial Visits

A visit to Texas Tech at your own expense.

  • You may visit Texas Tech at your own expense an unlimited number of times.
  • You may receive three complimentary admissions to a Texas Tech home athletic event.
  • You may only talk with the coaches on-campus.
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