The Northwest Missouri State University Department of Intercollegate Athletics welcomes inquiries from prospective student-athletes. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to complying with NCAA recruiting rules. If you are a high school-aged student, please keep the following rules in mind during the recruitment process.
- In Division II sports other than football, telephone calls to a prospect or prospect's relatives or legal guardian(s) cannot be made prior to June 15 following the junior year of high school. In the sport of football, telephone calls to a prospect's relatives or legal guardian(s) cannot be made prior to August 15 following the junior year of high school.
- In both Division I and II, institutions may not provide recruiting materials to a prospect until September 1 at the beginning of the prospect's junior year of high school. Only NCAA educational materials, camp brochures, and questionnaires may be sent to a prospect prior to the September 1 date.
- If you are a high school junior or senior, don't forget to register with the NCAA Initial Eligibility Clearinghouse. You must be certified by the Clearinghouse in order to participate in athletics as a freshman at the NCAA Division I or II level. See your guidance counselor for more information, or call the NCAA Eligibility Hotline at (800) 638-3731.
If you are a transfer from a four-year college, Northwest must have written permission from your current or previous school in order to contact you about your transfer options.