Spring Recruitment 2019
For the Panhellenic Council, Continuous Open Bidding (COB) can happen all year long in both the fall and spring semesters. These COBs are membership invitations extended by individual Panhellenic organizations to interested women. If you are interested in the COB process there will be a Panhellenic Spring Open House on January 16th from 6:00-7:30pm.
Panhellenic Preview will be on March 19th, 2019. Panhellenic Preview is a day-long opportunity for interested high school students, current University students, and parents/supporters to learn more about the 13 different Panhellenic sororities, the Formal Recruitment process, and the benefits of sorority membership.
Registration for Panhellenic Preview is $50 and that covers a meal, t-shirt, and all materials provided for the day. Attire for the day is casual and comfortable!
Panhellenic Preview Schedule:
10:00am-10:45am: Check-In at Sorority Village
10:45am – Welcome and Orientation
11:30am-1:30pm – Visit 5 chapters for 15 minutes each
1:30pm – Lunch
2:30pm-6:00pm – Visit remaining 8 chapters for 15 minutes
Registration for Panhellenic Preview 2019 will open on January 15th, 2019!
Panhellenic Recruitment 2019
The best way to meet all 13 of our Panhellenic chapters is by participating in Primary Recruitment. Over a multi-day process, potential new members will have the opportunity to meet chapter members, learn about each organization’s membership requirements, connections to national philanthropic organizations, commitment to leadership and sisterhood, time obligations, and financial costs.
Registration for 2019 Panhellenic Primary Recruitment will open Friday, June 1st, 2019.
Cost of registration from June 1st – July 20th is $130. This goes to cover the expenses of running Primary Recruitment including but not limited to bus transportation to and from Sorority Village, three provided meals, temporary bathroom facilities, marketing expenses, and a Go Greek round t-shirt.
Price of registration will increase to $150 on July 21st. Registration for Primary Recruitment will close Sunday, August 12th at midnight.
You can register at https://utkpanhellenic.mycampusdirector2.com/landing/
Below is the 2019 Fall Primary Recruitment Schedule.
Primary Recruitment Schedule
Wednesday, August 14th - Move-In & Recruitment Orientation
Women registered for Primary Recruitment will be allowed to move into their permanent residence halls beginning at 9:00am. Details will come from Residence Hall Directors. Recruitment Orientation will begin at 6:00pm at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Thursday, August 15th - Go Greek Round
Participants will have the opportunity to visit all 13 Panhellenic chapters and begin to learn more about each one.
Friday, August 16th & Saturday, August 17th - Philanthropy and Service Round
Participants will have the opportunity to visit up to 10 chapters over a two-day period to learn about their community service involvement and philanthropic fundraising relationships.
Sunday, August 18th & Monday, August 19th - Sisterhood Round
Participants will have the opportunity to visit up to 6 chapters over a two-day period to learn more about what it actually means to be a member of a Panhellenic sorority. Conversations will include financial costs, time commitment, academic standards, leadership involvement expectations, and life as a sorority member beyond your four years of college.
Tuesday, August 20th - Preference Round
Participants will have the opportunity to visit up to 2 chapters and will learn more about why each organization is special to each of its members. Pieces of ritual may be shared during this special time to demonstrate the values and bonds of the organization.
Wednesday, August 21st - Bid Day
Bid Day will happen after the First Day of Classes.
Have questions right now about 2019 Primary Recruitment? Contact these people for your specific question or concern:
Contact Cara Hunter, Vice President of Recruitment at email@example.com for:
– Special accommodations
– Financial information
– Recommendation Letters
Contact Vanna Dodson, Vice President of Recruitment Counselors at firstname.lastname@example.org for;
– Issues/Edits to registration on Campus Director
– GPA and Academics
– Scheduling Conflicts
Contact Natalie Zepeda, Panhellenic President at email@example.com for;
– Life as a member of a Panhellenic sorority
– Housing Obligations
– Life on campus