College Baseball Recruiting 101: NCAA Division II Rules

Here is a list of NCAA Division II rules for recruiting and scholarships. These rules are very similar to the Division I format but tend to be more lenient.

Recruiting Info, Off-Campus Contact and Phone Calls

  • Starting on June 15th prior to the potential student-athlete’s junior year in high school, a Division II coach can email, call or schedule an off-campus visit with the PSA and their parents.


  • There is no limit on the amount of times and NCAA Division II school can host an PSA on an unofficial visit (unpaid). The only time a PSA can't visit a school is during a "Dead Period"
  • NCAA Division II programs can begin hosting PSA's on official (paid) visits starting 1st day of classes the PSA's senior year of high school.
  • There is no limit on the total amount of official (paid) visits that can take place for either the program or PSA.

Recruiting Calendar

  • NCAA Division II coaches can recruit at all times except during two 48 hour dead periods


  • NCAA Division II schools have a maximum of 9 total full-scholarships that they will break down into multiple scholarship packages for multiple PSA's
  • Most programs at the Division II level aren't fully funded even with 9 full scholarships

Academic Scholarships

  • In order to receive academic aid from a NCAA Division II program you must meet 1 of the 3 following requirements
    • Upper 20% of high school class
    • 3.5 high school GPA or higher
    • 100 sum ACT score or SAT equivalent

For more information about the college recruiting process, please contact Coach Jamie Quinn ( or Coach Andrew Romanella (

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