Interfraternity Council (IFC) Men's Spring Recruitment 2017

Recruitment Registration

Registration for IFC Recruitment closed at Midnight on Sunday, February 5th. No late registrations will be accepted. Please check back later during the spring semester for information about fall IFC recruitment.


Statement on Unrecognized Chapters

The following chapters were found responsible for significant violations of the Elon Honor Code and are not recognized by Elon University as registered student organizations.  They are unable to participate in the recruitment of new members or community activities of any kind: Sigma Pi (unrecognized since Fall 2014); Pi Kappa Phi (unrecognized since Spring 2015)

For more nformation about these chapters, contact the Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life. 

Eligibility Requirements

1. All undergraduate male students, who obtain at least a 2.8 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 2017 grades will 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.

Appeal to Participate

The Interfraternity Council’s eight fraternities have all made a commitment to scholarship and academics.  The Interfraternity Council has set a GPA minimum of 2.8 in order to participate in any recruitment activities.  Exceptions are granted in rare cases when there are extreme extenuating circumstances. However please be aware that the Office of Fraternity & Sorority life will still report the University-verified GPA, and granting an appeal does not guarantee an invitation to join a fraternity.

All appeals must be approved by the Interfraternity Council. Appeals may be emailed to including the name, datatel number and the appeals document, found HERE. Appeals are due by 5pm on Friday, February 3rd

Spring 2017 Recruitment Schedule

Wednesday, February 8th

6-7pm: IFC Registered PNM Orientation - Oaks 212

7-9:30pm: Open Houses - Loy Center Houses

Thursday, February 9th

Open House Round 1 - Loy Center Houses

6-7pm: Kappa Alpha Order & Kappa Sigma

7-8pm: Sigma Phi Epsilon & Zeta Beta Tau

8-9pm: Beta Theta Pi & Delta Upsilon

9-10pm: Lambda Chi Alpha & Sigma Chi

Friday, February 10th

Open House Round 2 - Loy Center Houses

6-7pm: Beta Theta Pi & Sigma Phi Epsilon

7-8pm: Kappa Sigma & Zeta Beta Tau

8-9pm: Delta Upsilon & Kappa Alpha Order

9-10pm: Lambda Chi Alpha & Sigma Chi

Saturday, February 11th

Invitation Round - Loy Houses

11-12:30pm: Group A

12:30-2:00pm: Group B

Sunday, February 12th

Bid Day

12:00-4:00pm: Bid Distribution by Chapters

6:00-7:00pm: Bid Signing Ceremony - McKinnon Hall

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.