Recruitment 2018 Sign Up August 1st, 2018: Through our Website The Recruitment 2018 link is officially open for those interested in joining a sorority. Click here to register! Haven't paid yet after signing up? Click here to do so! UWO Sororities Info Table September 2018 (specific days TBA): Concrete Beach Make sure to stop by Concrete Beach by the UCC during these dates. Members of the Panhellenic Council and Rho Gammas will be at the UWO Sororities booth to answer any questions, comments, or concerns in addition to sharing great experiences. This is a great way to get information before Recruitment weekend officially begins!
Recruitment Info Session September 19th, 2018 @ time TBA: Location and room TBA Come out to our 1 hour Sorority and Recruitment 2018 information session. Here you will be able to learn more about the recruitment process, what sorority life is like, and ask any questions you have. Representatives from each sorority, along with women in the Panhellenic Council, will be there for you to chat with.
Meet your Recruitment Counsellor (Rho Gamma) Night *MANDATORY FOR ALL REGISTERED* September 21st, 2018 @ time TBA: International and Graduate Affairs Building (IGAB) Atrium This is officially the first night of Recruitment! The Recruitment process begins with Meet your Recruitment Counsellor night. RC’s or Rho Gammas are there to guide Potential New Members throughout the weekend and recruitment process, she will be like your orientation leader. All Potential New Members must attend to meet their assigned Recruitment Counsellor and get organized in your groups so everything flows smoothly the next morning. Even MORE information about the recruitment process will be shared, and you will get to meet other Potential New Members who will be going through Recruitment 2018 with you too! Be ready to get well rested this night as you will have to wake up early the next day to meet with your Recruitment Counsellor and the rest of your group to begin house tours.
Recruitment Round 1 *MANDATORY FOR ALL REGISTERED September 22nd, 2018 @ 8am-5pm: Meet at Alumni Hall In the first round of recruitment (this day,) you will get to meet women from all five sororities at their designated recruitment locations in 30 minute recruitment “parties.” Transportation between recruitment locations/”parties” is provided, unless they are close enough to walk to. Dress business casual and comfortable, bring an umbrella and a sweater weather permitted, and wear shoes that you are comfortable in wearing for the whole day. At the end of this day once all visits are completed, you will submit a list of FOUR sororities you’d like to visit again to your Recruitment Counsellor. At the end of the night, you will receive a schedule for your Round 2 parties from your Recruitment Counsellor before the next round begins on the next day.
Recruitment Round 2 *MANDATORY FOR ALL REGISTERED September 23rd, 2018 @ 8am-5pm: Meet at Alumni Hall In the second round, you will visit UP TO four sororities. You may only visit 1, or 2, or 3 sororities during this round (this is the schedule/information you will be receiving from your Recruitment Counsellor the night before). During these longer parties (45 minutes) you will learn about the sorority’s philanthropic commitments and much more. Transportation between recruitment locations is provided. Dress business casual, and remember to prioritize being comfortable. At the end of this round, you will submit a list of TWO sororities (of those you visited during this round) you’d like to visit again to your Recruitment Counsellor. You will receive a schedule for your Round 3 parties (Preference Night) at the end of this night/before the next round begins.
Recruitment Round 3: Preference Night *MANDATORY FOR ALL REGISTERED September 24th, 2018 @ 7pm-10pm: Preference Night Locations In this final round of Recruitment, you will visit either 1 or 2 sororities for one hour each. Your Recruitment Counsellor would have sent you a schedule with locations and times the night before. This night you will go straight to your preference locations rather than meeting with a group. During this party, you will learn more about the Chapter’s sisterhood and what it truly means to be a member of their sorority on a more personal level. This round is dressier - wear a dress that makes you feel good! Transportation between recruitment locations during this round is NOT provided. There will be a long enough break for you to take the bus or take a cab to your next location. The Panhellenic Council and Recruitment Counsellors are there to help you! At the end of this round, you will submit a list of your 1st choice and your 2nd choice sorority (of those you visited during this round).
BID DAY! September 25th, 2018 @ time TBA: Top of UC Hill To celebrate the end of recruitment, the Panhellenic Council hosts Bid Day. This is an exciting day where Potential New Members find out which Sorority they have been invited to join! Our campus-wide bid day involves gathering at the top of UC hill, handing out bids to Potential New Members who were invited to join a sorority, and a sorority reveal of each Panhellenic Council and Recruitment Counsellor member. Once that is done, Potential New Members will open their bid cards at the same time and run off to their new homes at the bottom of the hill! Each sorority may have their own bid day later that day to continue the celebration. Questions? Click here for our Recruitment FAQs! Please feel free to message us through our social media accounts (Instagram and FB) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you may have about Recruitment 2018!