Recruitment and Intake Schedules
Recruitment & Intake Schedules
Each of the four governing councils and their respective chapters have different methods of recruitment and intake. You will find more information about their events and important dates listed below. For any questions about a specific process, please email email@example.com or check out the council webpage. Don't forget to get registered for recruitment and submit your grade release!
STEP ONE! -- Be sure to register for IFC Recruitment and complete the subsequent information form via CampusDirector. It is strongly encouraged to attend all IFC Recruitment events in order to receive the best information going into chapter recruitment events.
IFC PNM Orientation (REQUIRED): Wednesday, August 23 | 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
This event will cover what it means to be a potential new member and how to be successful during fraternity recruitment. This event is ONLINE ONLY and will be required for all potential new members going through recruitment. Registration is required to attend.
Registration link: https://osu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JMx2zlzyRkmguo5Bwldbsw
IFC Tabling Fair: Thursday, August 24 | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
During the IFC tabling fair, you will be able to meet the brothers of each fraternity. In addition, you will be able to learn the values and principles of each fraternity. We encourage you to get recruitment schedules and contacts of chapters that interest you the most. You are able to stop by the tabling fair at any time between 6-8pm.
Location: Archie Griffin West Ballroom located in the Ohio Union, 2nd Floor (1739 N High St, Columbus, OH 43210)
IFC Recruitment Office Hours: Friday, August 25 | 2:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Stop by the IFC office located in the Keith B. Key Center for Student Leadership and Service in the Ohio Union, 2nd Floor to get all your recruitment questions answered from current IFC fraternity members! This is a great opportunity to receive answers for all your questions about housing, cost, bid distribution, and more.
Location: SFL Council Suite, KBK Center - Ohio Union, 2nd Floor
Time: 2:30 - 5:00 p.m.
IFC Chapter Events Begin Friday, August 25
Potential new members can check out the various recruitment events hosted by all IFC organizations. Schedules for events will be shared via chapter Instagram pages and from the IFC email if students registered for recruitment.
Multicultural Greek Council
Most chapters in MCGC host individual intake processes that are determined by the local chapter and national organization. Chapters will share informational meeting times and locations via social media, word of mouth, and other campus marketing strategies. Intake activities may begin as early as the first day of classes and must conclude by the last day of classes. Be sure to check out MCGC's events to learn more about the council and its chapters!
National Pan-Hellenic Council
All chapters in NPHC host individual intake processes that are determined by the local chapter and national organization. Chapters will share informational meeting times and locations via social media, word of mouth, and other campus marketing strategies. Intake activities may begin as early as the first day of classes and must conclude by the last day of classes. Be sure to check out NPHC's events to learn more about the council and its chapters!
Be sure to check out our PHA organizations at the Student Involvement Fair on Sunday, August 20. Sign up for PHA Informal Recruitment, as known as Continuous Open Bidding, on the PHA website.
Primary Recruitment (also known as formal recruitment) will begin the first week of classes in Spring 2024. Registration for PHA Primary Recruitment will open later this fall. Be sure to check out the PHA website and Instagram for updates on registration!