Fall Formal Recruitment 2016
Thanks for your interest in learning more about the 14 National Panhellenic Council (NPC) Chapters and 1 Affiliate Chapter at The University of Iowa. If you would like to learn more about the chapters, please check out the 2016 Fraternity and Sorority Life Joint Publication!

Online Registration:
You are able to register online at any time before Saturday, August 20th at 5:00pm for a cost of $85. You can use a credit card to sign-up online.

Registration is open now! Click here to register for Fall 2016 Formal Recruitment.

Don't miss our Go Hawks! Go Greek! sessions during Orientation on the evening of Day 1 (7:30pm) and afternoon of Day 2 (2:50pm) in the Iowa Theater!

UI PHC Recruitment
260 IMU
Iowa City, IA 52242

All Panhellenic recruitment registrations are final. We are unable to offer refunds!

Panhellenic Recruitment Registration will close on Saturday, August 20th at 11:59pm. No exceptions!

If you have any questions about PHC Sorority Recruitment, please contact Molly Huerkamp, the PHC VP for Recruitment.

Fraternity & Sorority Life Family/Parent Orientation Sessions
Fraternity & Sorority Life offers Parent Orientation sessions for those with students joining the Fraternity & Sorority community at Iowa. There are two sessions to help accommodate move-in schedules. Please feel free to attend one of the following program dates:

Wednesday, August 27, 2016 - Illinois Room, 3:00 pm

Questions About Fall Formal Recruitment? Read This!

  • Women’s Formal Recruitment is hosted by the Panhellenic Council (PHC), and is the ONLY way to meet all of the 14 National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) chapters at the University of Iowa.
  • As a new or returning student at Iowa, Formal Recruitment is a great introduction to college life and an excellent chance to form a network of close friends within a few days of arriving on campus.
  • As a recruitment guest, you will have the opportunity to attend events at each of the 14 NPC chapters. Throughout the week, by a process of mutual selection, guests will narrow their choices until they find a chapter to call home.
  • Formal Recruitment is an opportunity to meet hundreds of other women, get acquainted with campus, and finally begin your new life as a college student. Without a doubt, you will meet women who will be your best friends during your college years and beyond. By participating in formal recruitment, you are taking the first step toward and active and enriching experience as a sorority member at Iowa.

How Fall Formal Recruitment Works
Formal Recruitment occurs over the 1st and 2nd weekends of school and is conducted through means of a mutual selection process. At the end of each round, recruitment guests will priority rank in order the chapter they would most like to see again. Likewise, the chapters will issue invitations back to the recruitment guests they most wish to see again. This process continues throughout the week until Preference Round. Immediately following the last preference event, preference card signing will be explained to all recruitment guests.

How to File a Recruitment Infraction

Any chapter member, student, faculty/staff member, potential new member or community member can file an infraction against one of the UI PHC chapters. If you believe that an infraction has occurred, we encourage you to complete the PHC Violation Form and submit to the PHC at: 145 IMU or via e-mail to the PHC Chief Justice, Kendal Corkle. Please complete the form located here: PHC Violation Form. This form must be completed and submitted to the PHC within 30 days of the incident occurring.

Withdrawal Survey: 

Spring Informal Recruitment Fair
Several sororities at the University of Iowa will be hosting Spring Recruitment events. If you would like to check out which chapters may be accepting new members for the spring, please consider joining us for our Open House in Spring 2016. This is will be "come and go" event and the attire is casual. Any Panhellenic (PHC) sorority under 155 members is eligible to accept new members in the Spring. In addition, you may have an opportunity to meet sororities from the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) and Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) to learn more about joining these groups. The event is free!

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Molly Huerkamp, the PHC VP for Recruitment.