Recruitment FAQ

Why go Greek?

There are a number of reasons why one should go Greek. From the social aspect to the philanthropic and service opportunities, Greek life has a wide range of appeal. However, the number one reason why you should go Greek is the community itself. Simply put, Greek life provides its members a home away from home. Our fraternities offer their members the potential for a lifetime of camaraderie and friendship.

When is Recruitment?

Fall 2018 recruitment begins at Meet the Greeks on 9/5/18. Fraternities will be holding recruitment events from 9/8/18 to 9/22/18. Bids can be accepted the week of 9/23/18 to 9/30/18. The specific event dates for each fraternity can be found on the calendar at the bottom of the page.

What is the Recruitment Process like?

Our recruitment process is a mostly informal process. The first opportunities to meet our fraternities are at Club Fest and Meet the Greeks. From there, fraternities each host 3 events throughout the recruitment period. Prospective new members are free to attend as many or as few events as they please.

Events range in nature from interviews to playing pool, but all events are geared towards trying to help prospective new members find a brotherhood.

What are the important events for Recruitment?

Potential New Members are strongly encouraged to attend our Info Sessions on 9/9/18 from 1pm-3pm and 9/15/18 from 9am-12pm. PNMs need not stay the whole time, rather a brief presentation about Greek life will be given every 15 minutes and fraternities will be in various rooms to answer more specific questions.

First year students who attend Welcome Week can also find us on 8/30/18 from 12pm-2pm for a brief orientation.

Who is eligible to receive a bid?

In order to be eligible to receive a bid, a potential new member must be a full time Undergraduate student currently attending New York University. PNMs must register via the form on the home page and also complete a brief module detailing rules, regulations, and other vital information before receiving a bid. Individual chapters may have more rigid requirements.

Other Questions?

If you have any other questions or concerns about recruitment, feel free to reach out to the IFC President Max Kaplan (mdk405@nyu.edu) or the IFC VP of Recruitment and Publicity Ginno Geocadin (gpg242@nyu.edu).

Orientation Power Point here


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