Sunday, August 18 - Recruitment Convocation (11:00 am - 12:30 pm)
This is mandatory for women already signed up for recruitment but open to women interested but who have still not registered. You will meet your recruitment counselors, known as Pi Chi's, will receive an overview of the recruitment week, recruitment rules, and hear a presentation about Circle of Sisterhood - East Carolina's Panhellenic Philanthropy.
Thursday, August 22 & 23 - Meet and Greet Day (6:00 -9:30 pm / 3:30-11:00 pm)
You will visit all nine Panhellenic sororities and have the opportunity to meet a few women in each organization. At the end of this day you will prioritize the chapters in the order that you would be interested in going back to if invited the next day. Transportation will be provided back to residence halls on Friday night.
Saturday, August 24 - Philanthropy Day (12:00-9:00 pm)
You will visit up to seven organizations to learn about the organizations that they support with their time and who they help to raise money for. You will also receive information about the financial obligations of membership for each group. At the end of this day you will again prioritize the chapters you visited in the order that you would be interested in going back to if invited the next day.
Sunday, August 25 - House Tour Day (1:00-9:30 pm)
You will visit up to five organizations to take a house tour and continue to get to know the chapter members. At the end of this day you will again prioritize the chapters that you visited in the order that you would be interested in going back to the next day if invited.
Monday, August 26 - Preference Day (4:00 - 11:00 pm)
You will visit up to three chapters this evening and have the opportunity to participate in a ceremony that is special to each organization. This is the most formal and serious night of recruitment and the chapter will spend time sharing what makes their sisterhood special and unique. At the end of this day you will rank your remaining chapters in order of interest and sign a Membership Recruitment Acceptance Binding Agreement (MRABA) stating that you would be willing to receive an invitation to membership from any group listed on your MRABA form. Transportation will be provided back to residence halls at the end of the evening.
Tuesday, August 27 - Bid Day (5:30 -6:30 pm with chapter events following)
You will receive a bid from up to one organization that was listed on your MRABA and will become a new member of one of the Panhellenic sororities at ECU. You will have the chance to get to know the other members of your pledge class and celebrate with your new sorority at events planned by your new chapter.
Each chapter has different financial obligations; semester costs range differ depending on your membership status (new member, active in house member, active out of house member). Average Costs are listed below:
New Member Semester Cost - $1,006.06
Active In House Cost - $3,628.89
Active Out of House Cost - $740.00
There is no minimum GPA to sign up for recruitment but each chapter has their own individual requirement to extend a bid. This lowest minimum chapter GPA requirement is a 2.0 unweighted from high school or college.
Registration cost is $50.00 without a meal plan and $65.00 with a meal plan from June 1 - July 31
and $65.00/$80.00 after August 1