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Panhellenic Recruitment Important Dates and Schedule


Fall Recruitment: Continuous Open Bidding (COB) - Upperclass Women only

This recruitment process in the Fall semester is for upperclass women only (those that have passed and completed at least 12 college credit hours at SMU or previous college/university if transferring in a long semester (i.e. Fall or Spring))

It is important to note that not all chapters participate in COB. 

September 3, 2019  6:30 PM 

Fall Recruitment Information Session

 (FOR UPPERCLASS WOMEN ONLY)

Hughes Trigg Student Center Promenades 
****For upperclass women only wanting to join a sorority in the Fall.


Chapters participating in Fall recruitment will host various events throughout the semester.

September 6, 2019 Noon

COB registration closes. All interested women must submit their information online by this deadline

Spring Formal Recruitment: First Year Women & Upperclass Women

ATTENTION - In order to be eligible to receive a bid (membership invitation) during the formal recruitment process, Potential New Members MUST attend all Mandatory meetings during the fall semester and all events the week of recruitment. There are no exceptions to this policy.

Tuesday August 27, 2019    6:30 PM

All Greek Information Session

Hughes Trigg Student Center Ballrooms - not mandatory but highly recommended if you plan to join a fraternity or sorority

Sunday, September 8, 2019  Recruitment Registration Opens
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 6:00 PM

Mandatory Formal Recruitment Information Session #1

Hughes Trigg Student Center Ballrooms

You must attend both information sessions to be eligible to go through formal recruitment in January.

Friday, October 25, 2019

11:59 PM

Deadline to Register for Recruitment in January
Late registrations will not be accepted.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 6:00PM

Mandatory Formal Recruitment Information Session #2 

Hughes Trigg Student Center Ballrooms
You must attend both information sessions to be eligible to go through formal recruitment in January.

Friday, January 10, 2020        TBD            

Mandatory Orientation Meeting

Hughes Trigg Student Center Ballroom
You must be present at this meeting to be eligible to participate in formal recruitment in January.

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Open House Round 

Hughes Trigg Student Center
Potential New Members will visit all of the chapters to meet women from each Panhellenic chapter.

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Philanthropy Round

Hughes Trigg Student Center
During the Philanthropy Round, each chapter will demonstrate their commitment to philanthropy through craft projects and speakers. You will be participating in the craft projects. PNMs will visit a maximum of 6 chapters

Monday, January 13, 2020

Sisterhood Round 

Hughes Trigg Student Center
Chapters will educate you on their sisterhood. PNMs will visit a maximum of 4 chapters

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 

Preference Round 

Hughes Trigg Student Center
This is your final opportunity to interact with the chapters before bid day.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Bid Day
Today you will meet your new sisters! Chapters have retreats planned for new members. Please prepare to stay overnight.