IFC Recruitment

The Interfraternity Council holds a formal recruitment process each January for all students and an informal process for upper class students each fall. Registering early is highly recommended, as the cost increases throughout the registration process. Students interested in joining should refer to the eligibility requirements, as well as any required events listed in the schedule of events. We look forward to helping you explore the membership opportunities in the IFC community!

How to Join

IFC strives to create a positive experience for all those involved in the recruitment process. To ensure this, each potential new member will sign an agreement on the first day of recruitment to abide by the SMU and IFC policies. Students who violate this agreement may be disqualified from joining a fraternity that semester. In addition, any student who commits a conduct violation at any point during recruitment week will be removed from the recruitment process and not allowed to accept a fraternity bid.

There are NO exceptions to the registration deadline. The register button can be found at the bottom of the page. 

IFC Formal Recruitment Registration:

Monday, September 12th at 8:00AM: Formal recruitment registration opens.

Wednesday, November 30th at 5:00PM: Formal recruitment registration closes- there are no exceptions to this deadline. 

Cost of IFC Recruitment: Recruitment cost is $200 from November 1st to 30th.

IFC Fair – November 16th at 3:00pm in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballroom. This event is Mandatory for all PNMs to attend in-personIf you are unable to attend, IFC will have a make up presentation you can watch. Below you will find the makeup presentation and attendance link to show proof you watched the video: 


Formal Recruitment 2023

Orientation- Wednesday, January 11th

First Round- Thursday, January 12th

Invitation Round- Friday, January 13th

Bid Day- Saturday, January 14th






Spring 2023 Formal Recruitment registration is currently closed. To find out about more opportunities to join the community, please email IFC at ifc@smu.edu for more information. 


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