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Fraternity Recruitment Fall 2016

August 28 - September 2

 

Sunday, August 28th

2:00pm –Participants (also referred to as Potential New Members) will meet at the Mendenhall Student Center to check-in, receive their t-shirt and attend orientation. Orientation will be facilitated by the Interfraternity Council Executive Board and provide Potential New Members with an understanding of the week, what to wear and what to expect as they move through the fraternity recruitment process. During this time, Potential New Members will be broken into smaller groups that they will spend the first two days of recruitment with.These groups will be led by Greek organization members who have disaffiliatedfrom their organization to help participants get from place to place on Mondayand Tuesday. Participants will also have an opportunity to meet all of thechapters participating in a brief meet and greet.

Monday, August 29th

5:00-9:30 pm – Recruitment Day 1. Potential New Members will meet withtheir group leaders and head to their first location. Chapters will be locatedthroughout campus and up to ¾ mile walking distance. Potential New Memberswill visit 10 chapters on this day. Each student will spend up to 15 minutes ateach location allowing at least 10 minutes to relocate to the next recruitmentlocation.

Tuesday, August 30th  

5:00-9:30 pm – Recruitment Day 2. Just like the first day, students will bebroken off into their same groups. The first day will consist of meeting 10chapters, while the second day will cover the last 10.

After finishing the recruitment tours, fraternities will submit their“preference” lists on CampusDirector (the same site where participantsregistered for recruitment – please keep your login and password). This willnotify Potential New Members of where they are invited back to for Wednesdayand Thursday. Details will be provided at this time as well. Potential NewMembers will be able to access their schedule after Wednesday at noon.

Wednesday, August 31st  

5:00 - 9:00 pm - Preference Day #1 – Potential New Members will be notifiedby the CampusDirector website what organizations have preferred them. The Potential New Memberswill then be on their own to seek out these chapters and learn more about themindependently.

Thursday, September 1st  

5:00-9:00 pm - Preference Day #2 – Just as Wednesday, Potential New Memberswill be notified either through the CampusDirector website via someone in thefraternity (either the recruitment chair and/or the President). Once again, thePotentialNew Members will be seeking out the chapters independently.This will be the last time a Potential New Members has to meet achapter.

Friday, September 2nd

1:00 - 4:00 pm - Bid Day -  Potential New Memberswill pick up their bids (or invitation for membership) between 1:00 - 4:00 pmin Mendenhall Room 244.  Potential New Members will then make a selectionof which invitation they would like to accept. Once the Potential New Member hasaccepted their bid, the Greek Life office will notify the chapters of their newmembers.