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What is an official visit?

Future student-athlete frequently asked questions



Any visit to a college campus by you and your parents paid for by the college. The college may pay all or some of the following expenses:

  • Your transportation to and from the college.
  • Room and meals (three per day) while you are visiting the college; and
  • Reasonable entertainment expenses, including three complimentary admissions to a home athletics contest.

You must have a Certification Account with the NCAA Eligibility Center before you can go on an official visit.