Office of Student Life

Sorority and Fraternity Life

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 sfl@osu.edu or check out the council webpage. Don't forget to get registered for recruitment and submit your grade release!

Spring 2022 Schedules and Events

Interfraternity Council

It is strongly encouraged for potential new members to attend IFC recruitment events, however, this is not a requirement. Many chapters in the IFC continue to recruit beyond the first two weeks of the semester, and potential new members are able to accept bids until the end of the semester. All potentional new members should get registered for recruitment with IFC.

  • IFC Bid Extensions
    • Chapters are able to extend bids (membership offers) beginning Wednesday, January 19th.
    • Potential new members may accept bids until the end of the semester.

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!

Panhellenic Association

Sign up for PHA Informal Recruitment, as known as Continuous Open Bidding, using the link below or on the PHA website.