A Day to Day Schedule

Remember to mark your calendars for August 23 (Orientation) & 24-27, 2017!  Below is a schedule for recruitment that will help you prepare. All events are required. This schedule to subject to change. The final schedule will be distributed at Orientation.

Schedler Honors College Students: Formal recruitment will conflict with the Honors retreat. Honors students will attend Round One on Thursday, August 24 and will be excused from Round Two on Saturday, August 26.  The Honors College will have you back to campus by the start of Round Three on Sunday, August 27.  Please talk to Dr. Patricia Smith in the Honors College or Lindsey Shurley, the Assistant Director of Student Life, if you have any questions.

August 23, 2017 –

Orientation
  • Dress: casual cute. You won’t see any affiliated sorority women – just your Pi Chi and Panhellenic Exec!
  • 11:00am – Check In Opens
  • 11:15am – Orientation Begins
  • Location: Student Center Ballroom
  • You will receive your recruitment shirt (to wear during the 2nd round of recruitment), recruitment booklet, meet your Pi Chi and recruitment group peers, and learn many more details about the recruitment process.

 

August 24 & 25, 2017 –

Round One
  • Dress: summer dressy casual; dress, skirt, or romper outfit
  • 4:30: meet with your Pi Chi group on campus for dinner and a meeting before your events start for the night
  • 6:00-9:25pm – Round One – you will visit all of the 5 Panhellenic sororities
  • This round is two evenings, however, you will only visit the sororities on one of the evenings. The other evening you will participate in an activity with your Pi Chi group.

 

August 26, 2017 –

Round Two
  • Dress: Recruitment t-shirt and capris/shorts/skirt
  • 10:45 am – Meeting with counselor group & lunch
  • 12-8:30pm – Round Two – you will visit up to 4 of the sororities

 

August 27, 2017 –

Round Three & MRABA (bid card) signing
  • Dress: semi-formal or cocktail dress
  • 8:15am – meeting with counselor group
  • 9:00-3:20pm – Preference Rounds – you will visit up to 2 of the sororities
  • Once you leave your last round, there is no talking as you go to MRABA signing and your preferences cannot be discussed with anyone (including a sorority member or your Pi Chi)
  • Immediately after your last round – MRABA signing – you will list (in order of preference) the sororities/sorority you visited for Preference Round and from which you are willing to accept an invitation of membership
Bid Acceptance
  • Dress: shorts and a tank top (you will get a t-shirt from the sorority you are matched to)
  • 5:00-7:00pm – Must be reachable by phone
  • 7:00pm – Panhellenic Counselor & Exec Revealment & Bids Issues, Ida Waldran Auditorium (inside Old Main Hall)