Schedule of Formal Recruitment

Indiana University Panhellenic Association participates in Spring Formal Recruitment. Potential New Members or PMNs return to campus the week prior to the first week of classes. Below is the Schedule for Spring Recruitment 2018. To get a more detailed schedule of recruitment, please click on the link below. 

Please also see our frequently asked questions page for more information!

Fall Semester

During the fall semester, women interested in participating in formal recruitment will need to register through our registration website! Registration for formal recruitment will open October 1, 2017. Register here! If you are interested in applying for a need-based partial/full scholarship to help with cost of registration, please email Shannon McPike at

Panhellenic Information Sessions

Sunday, October 1, 2017 @ 6pm & 8pm

Join us at the Whittenburger Auditorium in the IMU to learn about opportunities within Panhellenic sororities. Everyone is welcome! Registration for recruitment opens Oct. 1 on

PNM Orientation

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

PNMs will return to campus to attend PNM orientation. During this time, PNMs will hear more about the recruitment process, hear from some of the individuals working behind the scenes from Panhellenic and Student Life and Learning about about what joining a sorority at Indiana University means. PNMs will attend orientation with their Rho Gamma and the other women in their Rho Gamma's group.


Open Invite

Wednesday, January 3 - Friday, January 5, 2018

Women will have the opportunity to visit all 22 chapters over the course of three days, January 3rd - 5th, during Open Invite. At the conclusion of these two days the PNMs will rank their favorite 16 chapters.

Philanthropy and Service Round

Saturday, January 6 - Sunday, January 7, 2018

The Philanthropy and Service Round will take place the following two days on January 6th and 7th. During these days women will have the opportunity to return to chapters they were invited back to, at a maximum of 16 chapters. At the chapters, women will learn more about each chapters philanthropy, one of the most important aspects of sorority life. At the conclusion of these two days the PNMs will again rank their favorite 9 chapters.

First Day of Spring Semester

Monday, January 8, 2018

In between the two weekends of recruitment, PNMs will attend the first week of classes. During this time, there will be no recruitment activities for PNMs to concentrate on classes.

Sisterhood Round

Friday, January 12 - Saturday, January 13, 2018

January 12th recruitment activities start up again and PNMs will participate in Sisterhood Round. On these days, women will have an opportunity to visit up to 9 of the 16 chapters they visited the previous weekend.

Preference Round

Sunday, January 14, 2018

January 14th is Preference Round, where women will have the opportunity to visit up to 3 of their chapters from Second Invite. At the conclusion of this day they will rank their chapters in order of preference and sign an MRABA agreement (see frequently asked questions).



Bid Night

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Bid day is Tuesday, January 16th. During the evening, potential new members will hopefully receive a bid from one of their Preference chapters.