Joining a fraternity or sorority is often referred to as a "mutual selection process." While potential new members are getting information about the over 30 organizations on campus, the current members of the organization are getting to know the potential new members! There will definitely be a fit for you with one of our organizations, you just need to attend one of the many recruitment or intake events. Please visit the "Our Organizations" page to find out more information about the specific organizations and chapters on our campus, or keep scrolling through this page to look at all of the options for membership.
Interested in joining an organization for the Fall 2017 semester? Your first stop should be the August Involvement Fair! Organizations will be tabling on College Green on Sunday August 27 in the afternoon following the First Year Student Convocation. This is a great opportunity for potential members to meet all of our fraternities and sororities in one setting!
The Interfraternity Council (IFC) oversees a Fall and Spring structured recruitment process. The executive board members host several information events to help potential members understand the recruitment process for member fraternities. Individual organizations will then host their own events, and potential members may choose to visit as many or as few organizations as they wish throughout the week. The Interfraternity Council executive board then hosts a values presentation and bid distribution event for potential members. To learn more information or register for recruitment, please visit the IFC Website.
The Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) and National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) organizations will host their own individual interest meetings and membership selection/intake processes throughout the academic year. Interested members can learn more about NPHC organizations by attending the Meet the Greeks event each September. Those interested in membership in an MGC or NPHC organization are encouraged to do their own research and attend educational and volunteer programs sponsored by the organization in order to express an interest in membership.
The Women's Panhellenic Association (WPA) hosts a formal recruitment process every Fall semester on the weekends typically following Labor Day for member sororities. The process involves several optional information sessions, followed by the first event called "Recruitment Orientation" where potential members will receive an overview of the process and meet their Rho Gamma (stands for recruitment guide, similar to an Orientation Leader). After Kickoff, potential members will meet all 10 sororities, and each round of recruitment receive invitations to visit organizations before potentially receiving one invitation for membership on Bid Day. Registration for this process is required and can be completed by visiting the WPA website.