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VP of Recruitment: Katie Plumer

Recruitment Dates

Spring '13 Coming Soon

  • Rush starts: The second week of classes (regardless of semester)
  • Requirements to pledge: 2.5 cumulative GPA or 3.0 First Semester Freshmen
  • Theme: Live, Laugh, Love with Delta Zeta

Commonly used terms during Greek Organization Recruitment:
Rush- The membership recruitment process where a student shows interest in an organization; takes place the second two weeks of classes
C.O.R./C.O.B.- Continual Open Recruitment/Continual Open Bidding- As a campus which uses Informal Recruitment, campus Sorority’s are able to continually give Bids through the semester and start new members into the New Member Process
Club Rush- An event held by the University, the Sunday before classes start where all the campus organizations, Greek life, and student organizations have a station and are able to give out information about their organization
Bid- A formal invitation to join a specific Greek organization
Formal Recruitment
A series of parties or events given by each sorority during a period which is scheduled and governed by Panhellenic Council.
Potential- A potential New Member to your organization/ a person who shows interest in a particular organization
Defer- The choice to wait to sign your bid until the next semester
New Member
A member who has not been initiated but signed their bid to go through with the New Member Process to join the organization. 
Alpha Academy- Campus required session where New Members learn about Greek life and what to expect and what is expected from them
T.I.P.S.- Campus required session where New Members learn about the risks of drinking 

Fall '12 on bid day

Advantages of Membership

  • have a higher retention rate as college students
  • tend to make larger gifts when donating to various causes
  • are more likely to volunteer in their communities
  • are more likely to be active in civic affairs
  • are more likely to be civically responsible citizens during adulthood.


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