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Panhellenic Council Sorority Recruitment
Thank you for your interest in joining a Panhellenic sorority at Iowa State! Joining a Panhellenic organization is one of the most important decisions that you will make during your undergraduate years. Being a member of a Panhellenic sorority is a lifetime commitment, and we are happy you have chosen to look further into this opportunity.
Panhellenic chapters provide recruitment opportunities in two ways:
Panhellenic Formal Recruitment: This is the most common way to join a Panhellenic organization. Held each fall before classes begin, potiential members will have the opportunity to get a sneak peek into all Panhellenic organizations. Women have the opportunity to move into their assigned residence halls early, meet women in their residence halls living around them and visit with each chapter. If you are interested in joining a Panhellenic organization, we recommend that you participate in Formal Recruitment, as many chapters will reach their capacity during this process. Registration for Formal Recruitment 2013.
Recruitment will be held August 17-22, 2013.
Saturday, August 17: Women will move into their assigned residence hall rooms on Saturday, August 17, 2013 beginning at 8:00 AM.Events will begin at 5:00 PM on Saturday.
Sunday, August 18: Women will visit all 15 Colleigate Panhellenic Council chapters
Monday, August 19: Women will visit up to nine chapters
Tuesday, August 20: Women will visit up to six chapters
Wednesday, August 21: Women will visit up to three chapters
Thursday, August 22: Bid Day
The cost for participating in formal recruitment is $25. Please provide payment upon registration.
There are also room and meals fee depending on where you are living for the Fall 2013 semester. This covers moving into the residence halls early (for those women living on-campus) and all meals for the week. The residence halls don't official open until Tuesday, August 20 for all students. The last day to cancel your registration is August 1, 2013.
The following will be assessed on participants' August university bill.
Estimated room and meals cost to participate in Formal Recruitment:
Room (if living in the Department of Residence) $25/day for early move-in (Saturday through Monday), depending on room assignment=$75*
For women not living in the Department of Residence (off-campus), the cost to participate in Formal Recruitment will include meals only.
For women living in Frederiksen Court and SUV, no early move-in fee will be assessed.
Meals (provided by ISU Dining):
Living on-campus with a meal plan=$59
Living on-campus in upper-division housing without a meal plan or living off-campus=$120
For women participating in university-sponsored summer programs, room and board will be charged accordingly depending on summer contract.
Note: *The standard rate for students wishing to move-in early is $50/day; for students affiliated with an approved Iowa State office or organization, the cost is $25/day. Women who sign-up for Formal Recruitment, move into their Department of Residence assignment, and then decide not to participate in Formal Recruitment will be subject to the standard $50/day. Women must participate in Formal Recruitment activities through Sunday evening at 8:30 PM in order to qualify for the $25/day rate.