Occasional Meals

Boosters of The Ohio State University are permitted to provide a student-athlete, or an entire team, with a meal on infrequent and special occasions. All booster occasional meals must be pre-approved by Athletic Compliance Office.


  • Occasional meals may only be provided on infrequent and special occasions.
  • May only be held:
    • On campus;
    • At a home competition facility; or
    • At the home of the booster.
  • Transportation may only be provided if the occasional meal is held at the home of the booster.
  • The meal may be catered.
  • Prospects may not attend occasional meals.
  • Incoming student-athletes may not attend an occasional meal in the home of a booster during the summer prior to their initial enrollment at OSU.
  • "Occasional" constitutes not more than five (5) times per academic year.
To request an occasional meal please complete the Occasional Meal: Boosters and Staff Form and submit it to the Compliance Office.

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