General IFC Recruitment Information

IFC encourages year-round recruitment with an additional structured “recruitment week” each fall and spring semester. Once a student has achieved the minimum university eligibility requirements, they are able to join a fraternity.  Bids may be issued and accepted by registered, eligible individuals in accordance with University and IFC policies during fall and spring semesters.

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Recruitment Dates

Below are a list of recruitment dates for the upcoming semesters.  Recruitment is a 365/24/7 process, so events may be held outside of these periods at the discretion of the organization.  During the specified recruitment periods listed below, each organization will only hold the event(s) listed.  For information on additional events outside of the informal/formal recruitment week, please contact the organization of interest.

Fall 2016 IFC/IGC Fraternity Recruitment Schedule: September 18-23, 2016 

Thursday September 8th, X-Period, College of Business Auditorium

IFC Open House

  • The Interfraternity Council will be presenting on what to expect over the week of recruitment, as well as having representatives from all chapters present.

Monday, September 12th, 5:30pm, Bear Stadium

2nd Annual IFC Strike Out Hunger Charity Softball Game

  • The UCA Fraternity Community will take on the UCA PD in a charity game to help raise canned goods for the UCA Food Pantry.
  • Tailgate before the game at 5:30, First Pitch, 7:05
  • 1 Canned Good Item or $3 Entry

Sunday, September 18th, 1:00pm, Ida Waldron Auditorium

Fraternity Daze

  • Come out and meet each of our chapters and learn about the IFC/IGC Fraternity Community here at UCA. There will be food and Diamond Bear Root Beer Floats for you to enjoy! Please plan on staying until at least 3:00pm.

Fall 2016 Individual IFC/IGC Chapter Recruitment Events

  • During the week, each of our chapters have various time slots to host events. They are set up for you to attend all of them if you would like or to attend the ones you want to. To see the detailed schedule of locations please click here.

Monday, September 19th

  • 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.—Pi Kappa Alpha
  • 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.—Phi Gamma Delta
  • 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.—Sigma Tau Gamma
  • 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.—Phi Sigma Kappa
  • 10:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.—Beta Upsilon Chi

Tuesday, September 20th

  • 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.—Beta Upsilon Chi
  • 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.—Phi Sigma Kappa
  • 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.—Sigma Nu
  • 9:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.—Sigma Phi Epsilon
  • 10:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.—Kappa Sigma

Wednesday, September 21st

  • 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.—Sigma Phi Epsilon
  • 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.—Sigma Nu
  • 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.—Kappa Sigma
  • 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.—Phi Gamma Delta
  • 9:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.—Sigma Tau Gamma
  • 10:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.—Pi Kappa Alpha

Thursday, September 22nd

  • 4:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.— Fraternities will be hosting various events throughout the day, check back for more details

 Friday, September 23rd

IFC/IGC Fraternity Bid Acceptance

12:00-2:30 PM: Individuals interested in picking up bid can report to the Student Life Office (Student Center room 207).

2:30 PM: Individuals interested in participating in the Bid Day Ceremony must report to the Student Center Ballroom.

4:00 PM: Bid Acceptance Ceremony on the Old Main front steps.

Spring 2015 IFC/IGC Fraternity Recruitment Schedule

January 24-29- Recruitment Week

IFC/IGC Fraternity Bid Acceptance – Friday, January 29th, 2016

Fraternity Bid Day

Please direct questions about IFC recruitment to Collin Condit, IFC VP of Recruitment, at

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Greek Life Orientation Session Guidelines

Only registered, eligible students that have completed a Greek Life Orientation session we be allowed to accept bids to join a fraternity at any time of the year.  Greek Life Orientation sessions must be completed prior to accepting a bid and students will not be allowed to accept a bid and complete a session at a later date.  Additionally, Greek Life Orientation sessions must be completed in the same academic year as a bid is accepted.  Attendance at a Greek Life Session during a previous academic year does not waive the need for attendance during a later academic year’s session.  No exceptions will be granted with these guidelines.

Fall 2015 Greek Life Orientation Dates, Times, and Locations

Fall 2016 Sessions: 

  • Thursday, August 18, 4:30pm, SC215
  • Thursday, August 25, x-period, SC215
  • Wednesday, August 31, 6:30pm, SC215
  • Tuesday, September 6, x-period
  • Wednesday, September 14, 4:00pm
  • Monday, September 19, 4:00pm
  • Thursday, September 22, x-period

        (X-Period is from 1:40-2:30pm)

After September 23rd, 2016, contact the Student Life Office to schedule a one-on-one Greek 101 session at 501-450-3137.

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