Registration for IFC Recruitment is now open and will close at 5 pm on January 27. Click here to register.
1. All undergraduate male students, who obtain at least a 2.7 cumulative grade point average after a minimum of 12 credit hours at Elon University and are in good standing with the University, are eligible to participate in fraternity recruitment. *Winter Term 2015 grades do not count toward your cumulative grade point average for eligibility purposes.
2. All participants must complete the registration and pay the $30 registration fee online to be eligible to receive a bid.
The Interfraternity Council’s nine fraternities have all made a commitment to scholarship and academics. The IFC has set a GPA minimum of 2.7 in order to participate in any recruitment activities. Exceptions are on granted in rare cases when there are extreme extenuating circumstances.
*The Interfraternity Council will begin accepting Spring Recruitment Appeals on January 5 and the deadline for appeals is January 23
IFC recruitment is not limited to underclassmen. Any student with a GPA below a 2.7 who wishes to join a fraternity should consider increasing his overall GPA and participating in recruitment activities in Fall 2014 or Spring 2015.
Questions may be directed to Jordan King in the Office of Greek Life by calling 336-278-7326 or by stopping by Moseley 224.
Recruitment will take place during the first week of Spring semester classes, February 2-6. The Spring 2015 recruitment schedule will be determined at the beginning of January. Please refer to the relative recruitment schedule below for planning purposes.
Recruitment Schedule for last Spring
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
6-8 pm: House Tours (optional)
This event will begin in McKinnon Hall in the Moseley Center at 6 pm. This is an opportunity for students to tour the IFC fraternity Chapter houses in the Loy Neighborhood and meet many members of each fraternity. All students interested in the recruitment process are encouraged to attend.
4-5 pm: Convocation in Lakeside Hall, Moseley Center - Introduction to the Interfraternity Council and brief overviews of the nine IFC fraternities
5-9 pm: Potential New Members (PNMs) are invited to individual “open-house” events at each of the fraternity houses. PNMs can decide to which events they would like to attend. Chapters will host events at the following times:
7-10 pm: Potential New Members (PNMs) are invited to individual “open-house” events at each of the fraternity houses. PNMs can decide to which events they would like to attend. Chapters will host events at the following times:
7-9 pm: All fraternities will host two-hour events in their houses during this time.
6-11 pm: Fraternities will hold closed voting sessions.
If you are not receiving a bid, you will be notified by 1 pm via email.
3-6 pm: Bids will be distributed to students in their residences.
8 pm: Bid Signing ceremony in KOBC for any student who receives and plans to accept a bid.
* Students wishing to observe the Jewish Sabbath may arrange to receive and sign their bids early on Friday. Please contact Jordan King in the Greek Life Office to make arrangements.
Fraternities have the ability to and are encouraged to recruit 365 days a year. All formal Recruitment events should follow the risk management policies of the individual organizations and of the University and are to be alcohol free.