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?

Spring 2018 recruitment begins at Meet the Greeks on 2/6/18. Fraternities will be holding recruitment events from 2/8/18 to 2/20/18. Bids will be sent out on 2/21/18. 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?

The most important events for recruitment are our formal recruitment days. All prospective new members who hope to receive a bid must attend one of our two formal recruitment days.

In the 2018 Spring semester, formal recruitment 1 will be held on 2/11/18 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm in Kimmel 912. Formal recruitment 2 will be held on 2/17/18 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm in the GCASL Grand Hall.

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 student currently attending New York University. They must also attend one of the two formal recruitment events and register using the form on the home page. 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 our President Max Kaplan (mdk405@nyu.edu) or our VP of Recruitment and Publicity Ginno Geocadin (gpg242@nyu.edu).


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