Greek recruitment for upperclassmen/women

I am traveling today and tomorrow for our last New Student Reception (hello, Nashville!), so I am sharing some information from my colleague in the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life.


Fall fraternity and sorority recruitment events are just around the corner!  Because first-year students are not eligible, fall recruitment is much smaller and less formalized than in the spring.  As a reminder, students must have completed at least 12 hours of college credit and have a 2.5 cumulative grade point average. Anyone interested in joining a fraternity or sorority in the fall must submit a grade release to the Office of Student Engagement.

Interfraternity Council:

Chapters will each host their own events, and no registration is necessary.  Typically all fraternity chapters in the IFC will have a fall class.  Bids will be distributed Tuesday, September 11th.

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC):

This council does not have a coordinated recruitment calendar.  Please contact Fraternity & Sorority Life with questions about specific chapters or the general process to join.

Panhellenic Council:

Each chapter will determine if they will take new members through Continuous Open Bidding (COB).  We will not know until at least the second week of September which chapters will host recruitment events and extend bids, and it is likely that only 3-4 chapters will participate.  If your student is interested in Panhellenic Council, she may complete the interest form found here and we will keep her informed on the COB process.

If you have any questions, please go to the Fraternity & Sorority life website or reach out Betsy Adams, Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life, at

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