Schedule of Formal Recruitment

Indiana University Panhellenic Association participates in Winter Formal Recruitment. Potential New Members or PMNs return to campus the week prior to the first week of classes after Winter Break. Below is the Schedule for Recruitment 2019. 

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

Fall Registration 

OCTOBER 15th, 2018

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 15th, 2018. Register here! If you are interested in applying for a need-based partial/full scholarship to help with cost of registration, please email Nia  Casso at

Panhellenic Information Sessions

September, 2018

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

PNM Orientation

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 @7PM

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

Thursday, January 3 - Friday, January 4, 2019

Women will have the opportunity to visit all 22 chapters over the course of three days, January 3rd - 4th, during Open Invite. At the conclusion of these two days the PNMs will rank their favorite 16 chapters.

*Times are not provided after Open Invite Round as times vary for each student.

Philanthropy and Service Round

Saturday, January 5 - Sunday, January 6, 2019

The Philanthropy and Service Round will take place the following two days on January 5th and 6th. 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 7, 2019

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 11- Saturday, January 12,  2019

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 13, 2019

January 13th 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 15, 2019

 During the evening, potential new members will hopefully receive a bid from one of their Preference chapters.