Recruitment Schedule

Meet the Greeks

Wednesday, August 31
Time: 7:00 pm (promptly starts at 7:00)
Location: Chestnut Room, Kilcawley Center

Interested in joining Greek Life? Come to Meet the Greeks, an informational session where you can talk to the different councils and decide which is right for you!

Information Sessions

Wednesday, September 7 and/or Tuesday, September 13
Time: 7:00 pm (promptly starts at 7:00)
Location: Room 2068, Kilcawley Center

Information sessions are a chance for you to meet the sisters of all four of our sororities and learn a little bit about each chapter and their sisterhood. These sessions are not mandatory, but attendance is highly recommended! Whether you’re 10% or 100% sure you want to join a sorority, the information sessions are a great introduction to Greek Life.

Meet the Recruitment Counselors

Thursday, September 15
Time: 7:00 pm (promptly starts at 7:00)
Location: Rossi Room, Kilcawley Center

Your sorority recruitment counselor will give you an overview of what to expect during recruitment next week.

Fall Formal Recruitment

Open House Night
Thursday, September 22
Time: 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Chestnut Room, Kilcawley
The first round of Formal Recruitment is the Open House round, where each sorority will have the opportunity to share its mission and values with the potential members, and provide them with some insight into the ideals it stands for during 30 minute rounds. Potential Members will attend all four sororities during this round.

Philanthropy Night
Friday, September 23
Time: 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Chestnut Room, Kilcawley Center

Philanthropy Night is the second opportunity during formal recruitment for potential members to meet sorority actives while learning about each chapters’ annual service projects and events. Some chapters may even have you participate in a service project to be donated to the individual sorority's philanthropy, to give you an idea of the types of volunteer work the YSU sororities participate in. Potential members may visit as many as three sororities during this round.

Preference Round
Saturday, September 24
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Cove, Kilcawley Center

The last round of recruitment, Preference is a sentimental ceremony in which the actives demonstrate to the potential members their bonds of sisterhood and what their sorority truly means to them. Potential Members are included in the ceremony and should use this event to help make their decision concerning which sorority makes them feel the most comfortable. Potential members may attend as many as two parties during this round.

Preference Round Overview - 9:00 am - 9:20 am
Event #1 - 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Event #2 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Membership Agreement Signing and Final Chapter Selection
After attending their last preference round ceremony, potential members will go directly to sign their Membership Recruitment Acceptance Binding Agreement and make their final chapter selections. The signing of the MRABA is a personal decision and one each potential member must make on their own. Potential members should not discuss their chapter selections with anyone prior to signing their membership agreement.

Selections - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Bid Day
Saturday, September 24
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Cove, Kilcawley Center

The new members will meet at a designated location to receive their bids, participate in a Panhellenic Ceremony, and then go as a new member class to the designated reveal area. They will be greeted by their new sisters and activities will last throughout the day so new members can get to know their new member class.