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2013 Greek Recruitment Policy


Formal Recruitment Rules 

  1. The 2013 Fall Formal Recruitment period is defined as September 23-September 26, 2013.
  2. Any first-year, transfer, or upperclassman interested in participating in Recruitment must register online through the link provided on the Recruitment website.  This is the only form of registration which is acceptable.
  3. There is a $55 non-refundable Recruitment registration fee which must be paid online when registering by noon on September 20, 2013.  All potential new members must have registered and paid the registration fee online by this time in order to participate in formal recruitment activities.
  4. Any male student registered as a full-time student (9- or more credit hours) and not on academic probation will be eligible for recruitment.  Upperclassmen and transfer students must have a 2.0 GPA to register for recruitment.
  5. All potential new members must attend a Recruitment Information Session hosted by IFC prior to the formal recruitment period.
  6. All formal recruitment functions will be held on campus and must end by 10pm. The time limit for Smokers will be as such:  1st Smoker-15 minutes per house; 2nd Smoker-1 hour; 3rd Smoker-45 minutes to 1 hour.
  7. All formal recruitment functions will be alcohol free.  No alcohol in any form may be served or consumed by anyone during a formal recruitment function.
  8. New members are required to visit all the chapters to which they are invited.
  9. Strict silence is defined as no communication in any form (verbal, written, or electronically transmitted (text, email) between a potential new member and a fraternity member(s)).  Strict silence is to be observed during the hours of 11pm on Wednesday, September 25 until the formal Bid Day signing ceremony on Thursday, September 26.   
  10. New members must not be under the influence of alcohol or any illegal substances when bids are distributed or they will not be allowed to participate in Bid Day.


2013 IFC Recruitment Dates 

Monday, Sept 2      Recruitment event dates, activities, band contracts, and new member schedules due to Office of Greek Life                          

Friday, Sept 6        Informal Recruitment Begins 

Friday, Sept 20      Recruitment Registration Deadline $55        

Monday, Sept 23   First Smoker                                       

Tuesday, Sept 24   Second Smoker                                 

Wednesday, Sept 25 Third Smoker                                                                                    

Thursday, Sept 26    IFC Bid Day Ceremony

Friday, Nov. 8          All New Member Activities must be completed 

Tuesday, Nov 19       Initiation Deadline 

All current and prospective members of fraternities and sororities must abide by this policy.  It is the responsibility of the chapter presidents to educate their members about this policy.