Fall 2022 Panhellenic Recruitment Dates

Fall 2022 Panhellenic Recruitment Dates

  • Recruitment Registration will open on June 1st.
  • Thursday, August 25th 7pm – FSL Interest Meeting
  • Monday, August 29th 7pm – Open House
  • Friday, September 2nd 7pm – Sisterhood Day 1
  • Saturday, September 3rd 10am – Sisterhood Day 2
  • Sunday, September 4th 10am – Philanthropy Round
  • Friday, September 9th 7pm – Preference Round
  • Saturday, September 10th 1pm – Bid Day

For the most up to date information about Panhellenic recruitment, please utilize the Panhellenic Instagram @hpupanhellenic or the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Instagram @hpu_fsl

Register For Sorority Recruitment

Registration for Panhellenic recruitment will open on June 1st. Registration will close on August 29, 2022 at 8:00pm

There is a $70 non-refundable registration fee. This fee is payable only through credit card and paid through the registration website.

Please note that each Panhellenic chapter has a GPA requirement for their new members.

Students that are currently serving Disciplinary Probation through the Office of Student Conduct will not be permitted to participate in any kind of membership recruitment.

If you have any questions, contact greek@highpoint.edu. For the most up to date information about Panhellenic recruitment, please utilize the Panhellenic Instagram @hpupanhellenic or the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Instagram @hpu_fsl

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Schedule of Events & What To Wear

Round One:  Sisterhood

Date: September 2, 2022 and September 3, 2022

Time: Parties will begin at 7:00pm on Friday and at 10:00am on Saturday. You will meet your Rho Gamma in Webb Ballroom in the Greek Village. Your Rho Gamma will provide you a schedule of your event times.

What to wear: Snappy Casual. Provided T-shirt, nice jeans, appropriate skirt/shorts, or pants, and comfortable shoes.

How the parties work: Parties take place over two days. You will attend 6 parties total, visiting each of the sorority houses. Each party will be 30 minutes long.

Round Two:  Philanthropy

Date: September 4, 2022

Time: Parties will begin at 10:00 am. You will meet your Rho Gamma in Webb Ballroom in the Greek Village. Your Rho Gamma will provide you a schedule of your event times.

What to wear: A little dressier/business casual. Casual dress, nice blouse with pants or skirt, flats/dressy sandals/heels

How the parties work: You may attend up to 4 parties. Most will attend less than 4 parties; this is normal! Each party will be 40 minutes long.

Round Three: Preference

Date: September 9, 2022

Time: Parties will begin at 7:00pm.  You will meet your Rho Gamma in Webb Ballroom in the Greek Village. Your Rho Gamma will provide you a schedule of your event times.

What to wear: This is a dressy day, cocktail attire is appropriate. Cocktail dress, dressy blouse with pants or skirt, heels/flats

How the parties work: You may attend up to 2 parties. Each party is 50 minutes long. This is the final round before bids are distributed for membership.

Bid Day

Date: September 10, 2022

Time: 1:00 pm – all day

What to wear: Jeans/Appropriate Shorts, Tank Top, Comfortable Shoes!

How Bid Day works: Everyone will gather together in the Kushner Banquet Hall (Cottrell 119). You will receive your Bid Card from your Rho Gamma, and will meet with a member of the Fraternity and Sorority Life staff before running home to your sorority! You will then spend the rest of the day getting to know your new sisters!

Additional Information To Consider

Cost: Joining a fraternity or sorority is a financial commitment. There is a cost to register for recruitment as well as costs to the chapter immediately upon joining. You can expect to pay dues in the amount of $800- $1200 per year for the duration of your college career.

Academics: Fraternities and sororities have high academic standards. Potential new members are advised that each chapter has a GPA requirement for their new members.

Commitment: Joining a fraternity or sorority is a large time commitment. You should be sure that you are able to commit to each aspect of the organization, including education, philanthropy, chapter events and social events. Fraternities and sororities aren’t like clubs, in that you can’t quit because you want to. You should read everything carefully that you are asked to sign!

Rules: Potential new members should review the Panhellenic Recruitment Rules that are applicable to them.

Letters of Recommendation:  Letters of recommendation (aka “rec letters”) are not required, but are welcomed.  Each sorority has their own standards for recommendations.  If you have sorority alumnae that want to write you a recommendation , please have them consult their sororities national website for procedures on writing letters of recommendation.

For the most up to date information about Panhellenic recruitment, please visit our Instagram @hpupanhellenic. If you have any questions please contact greek@highpoint.edu.

Fall 2022 IFC Recruitment Dates

Fall 2022 IFC Recruitment Dates

  • Recruitment Registration will open on June 1st.
  • Thursday, August 25th 7pm – 8:30pm – FSL Interest Meeting
  • Thursday, August 31st 7pm – 9pm – Open House
  • Friday, September 2nd 7pm – 8:30pm – IFC BBQ
  • Monday, September 5th – Round 1
  • Tuesday, September 6th – Round 2
  • Wednesday, September 7th – Round 3
  • Thursday, September 8th – Round 4
  • Saturday, September 10th – Bid Day

For the most up to date information about IFC recruitment, please utilize the IFC Instagram @hpu_ifc or the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Instagram @hpu_fsl

Register for IFC Fraternity Recruitment

Registration for IFC recruitment will open on June 1st. Registration will close on August 28, 2022 at 11:59pm

There is a $35 non-refundable registration fee. This fee is payable only through credit card and paid through the registration website.

Applicants are required to have a 2.500 high school GPA or a minimum 2.500 cumulative college GPA to be eligible. No exceptions. If you have a current college GPA from High Point University or another college/university, high school GPAs will not be considered. This includes Summer Advantage.

Students that are currently serving Disciplinary Probation through the Office of Student Conduct will not be permitted to participate in any kind of membership recruitment.

If you have any questions, contact IFC Vice President of Recruitment, Jackson Gearhard, at jgearhar@highpoint.edu or ifc@highpoint.edu. For the most up to date information about IFC recruitment, please utilize the IFC Instagram @hpu_ifc or the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Instagram @hpu_fsl

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Recruitment Week Schedule

If you have any questions, contact IFC Vice President of Recruitment, Jackson Gearhard, at jgearhar@highpoint.edu or ifc@highpoint.edu. For the most up to date information about IFC recruitment, please utilize the IFC Instagram @hpu_ifc or the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Instagram @hpu_fsl

IFC Pre-Rush Events:

  • FSL Interest Meeting, August 25th: Students who have questions about being in a fraternity or about recruitment are welcome to come and learn more.
  • Chapter Open-House, August 31st: Similar to the first night of rush, PNMs will be allowed to visit whatever fraternity house they would like to meet brothers and get shown around each of the fraternity houses
    • MANDATORY Check-in at IFC table located at the Greek basketball court for a wristband from prior to the event (7 pm-9 pm)
  • IFC BBQ, September 2nd: (Cottrell Amphitheater) Check-in at main table (7 pm-8:30 pm)

IFC Recruitment Week Schedule:

Check-In/Check-Out: Please plan to arrive at Webb Conference Center Room 202, approximately 15 minutes or earlier, prior to the start of each round to check in with the Interfraternity Council (This excludes Off-Campus night and Bid Day). You will be released to the chapter locations from Webb Conference Center (Building is located across the street from the intramural fields parking lot) . You will also check out with the Interfraternity Council at the end of each round in the Webb Conference Center lobby.

Round 1 (Round Robbin Night) – Monday, September 5th

Event Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Meeting Location: Webb 202

What to wear: Business Formal (Full Suit and Tie)

How the parties work: You are required to visit all of the chapters during this round. You will attend each fraternity location with a member from the IFC Executive Board (Stay with your group leader for the entirety of this round). Each round will be 25 minutes and you’ll have 5 minutes to rotate between each chapter house. You must check back in at the Webb Conference Center lobby at the conclusion of this round.

Round 2 (PNM Choice) – Tuesday, September 6th

Event Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Location: Webb 202

What to wear: Kakis and polo

How the parties work: You will be free to visit any chapter(s) that you would like, for any amount of time, during this round. You will start in Webb 202 to check in with your IFC Executive Board leader. You will then be able to attend any fraternity location to continue meeting their members. You must check back in at the Webb Conference Center lobby at the conclusion of this round.

Round 3 (Chapter Invites) – Wednesday, September 7th

Event Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Location: Webb 202

What to wear: Kakis and polo

How the parties work: Party attendance is by invitation only (You’ll not be permitted to enter a chapter house if you didn’t receive an official invite). You will start in Webb 202 to check in with your IFC Executive Board leader. You will then be able to visit any fraternity you have been invited back to for any amount of time. You must check back in at the Webb Conference Center lobby at the conclusion of this round.

Round 4 (Chapter Invites, Off-Campus) – Thursday, September 8th

Event Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Location: Phillips 120

What to wear: Casual

How the parties work: Party attendance is by invitation only. You will start in Phillips 120 to check in with your IFC Executive Board leader. You will then be able to attend a local off-campus location with any fraternity you have been invited back to, for any amount of time. Members of the fraternity are responsible for driving PNMs to their off campus venue, including another fraternity’s off campus venue if you were invited back to more than one. You must check back in at Phillips 120 at the conclusion of this round.

Bid Day – Saturday, September 10th

Event Time: 11:00am

Event Location: Cottrell -Kushner International Ballroom Located in Cottrell 119

What to wear: Casual (Chapters will provide a Bid Day T-Shirt)

If you have any questions, contact IFC Vice President of Recruitment, Jackson Gearhard, IFC President Braeden Boyle, or the Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Madison Simmons.

Additional Information To Consider

Academics: Fraternities and sororities have high academic standards. To join an IFC Fraternity, applicants are required to have a 2.500 high school GPA or a minimum 2.500 cumulative college GPA to be eligible. No exceptions. If you have a current college GPA from High Point or another institution, high school GPAs will not be considered.

Cost: Joining a fraternity or sorority is a financial commitment. There is a cost to register for recruitment as well as costs to the chapter immediately upon joining. You can expect to pay dues in the amount of $400- $600 per year for the duration of your college career.

Commitment: Joining a fraternity or sorority is a large time commitment. You should be sure that you are able to commit to each aspect of the organization, including education, philanthropy, chapter events and social events. Fraternities and sororities aren’t like clubs, in that you can’t quit because you want to. You should read everything carefully that you are asked to sign!

If you have any questions, contact IFC Vice President of Recruitment, Jackson Gearhard, at jgearhar@highpoint.edu or ifc@highpoint.edu. For the most up to date information about IFC recruitment, please utilize the IFC Instagram @hpu_ifc or the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Instagram @hpu_fsl

The High Point University National Pan-Hellenic Council is the governing body for 4 historically African-American fraternities and sororities on High Point University’s campus.

Chapters

The NPHC organizations that we currently have on campus are the following:

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, INC
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, INC
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, INC
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, INC
Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, INC*

If you are interested in joining an NPHC organization, please email greek@highpoint.edu

*Lambda Pi Chi is a NALFO organization.  LPC is recognized at HPU under the National Pan-Hellenic Council