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Panhellenic Council

Recruitment

Formal Sorority Recruitment occurs in the fall semester, right after school begins. It is the best opportunity to meet all five chapters. Participants are encouraged to keep an open mind throughout the process. Formal Recruitment is a mutual selection process, meaning that both the potential new members and the sororities are making selections throughout the process.

How can I register for Formal Recruitment?

Fall 2017 Formal Recruitment will be held Friday, August 25th through Sunday, August 27th, with a mandatory meeting on Wednesday, August 23rd and Bid Day on Sunday, August 27th.

Click here to register for 2017 Sorority Recruitment

Letters of Recommendation

Please attempt to have at least one letter of recommendation from friends or family for each chapter.

Sorority Mailing Addresses for Recommendation Letters

What to Expect During Recruitment

Open House

This night allows you to get a glance at each sorority hall and meet the members. Just be yourself, relax, and smile!

What to wear: Sun dress, skirt, dressy pants, nice top.

Philanthropy

Philanthropy Day is designed to inform you about the service opportunities available in each chapter. Each sorority will tell you about its individual philanthropy and may invite you to assist with a service project. The chapters will also tell you about leadership positions their members hold and sisterhood activities within the chapter.
What to wear: Nice jeans, pants or skirt, nice top.

Preference

Preference is filled with candlelight and songs and provides an entirely different look at the special bonds within the sororities. This night is extremely serious. Preference is focused on each sorority’s expression of fraternal ideals and sisterly values. By this day you should have an idea of which sorority you may want to join.
What to wear: Dressiest night of Recruitment; dress as if for a wedding or wear Sunday clothes.

Bid Day

This is the conclusion of Recruitment. You may receive an invitation to pledge a sorority. Bid day is a fun, entertaining time for new members and sorority sisters.
What to Wear: Shorts and recruitment t-shirt.