Recruitment Schedule

National Panhellenic Conference - Sororities
(Alpha Sigma Alpha, Phi Sigma Sigma, and Sigma Sigma Sigma)

The NPC sororities will host a minimally-structured recruitment in September 2018. Interested women may register online by completing the Fraternity/Sorority Life Interest Form. There is no cost to participate. To be eligible to receive a bid, potential new members (PNMs) must, a) meet minimum GPA (high school or college) and enrollment requirements, and b) gain exposure to all three Panhellenic sororities during a build-up event or by attending one event per sorority. PNMs are encouraged to attend as many recruitment events as they can to increase their chances of receiving a bid. Each PNM may receive between zero and three bids on Bid Day. If offered multiple bids, they must choose one.    

PNMs should remember to sign in at all events!

Build-Up Events:

  • Tues., Sept. 11, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Batten Center
    Student Involvement Fair
  • Fri., Sept. 14, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Godwin Lawn
    Welcome to the Neighborhood Cookout (Meet the Greeks, enjoy food and a DJ!)
  • Tues., Sept. 18, 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Brock Village Fire Pit and Sorority Townhouses
    S'Mores and Open Doors (Meet the chapters, see the townhouses, enjoy s'mores!)
  • Thurs., Sept. 20, 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Boyd Dining Center
    Panhellenic Fun and Info Night (Learn about recruitment, meet the chapters, build a cupcake!)

Chapter Rounds

  • Wed., Sept. 26, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Shafer Room, Boyd Dining Center
    Sigma Sigma Sigma Open House (Nacho Typical Sorority)
  • Wed., Sept. 26, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., Pearce Hospitality Suite, Batten Center
    Phi Sigma Sigma Open House (Sisterhood)
  • Thurs., Sept. 27, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Pearce Hospitality Suite, Batten Center
    Sigma Sigma Sigma Open House (Baby Hats and Chats)
  • Thurs., Sept. 27, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Alpha Sigma Alpha Townhouse, Brock Village
    Alpha Sigma Alpha Open House (Racing Through Recruitment)
  • Thurs., Sept. 27, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Phi Sigma Sigma Townhouse, Brock Village
    Phi Sigma Sigma Open House (Philanthropy)
  • Fri., Sept. 28, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Shafer Room, Boyd Dining Center
    Alpha Sigma Alpha Open House (Come Dine With Us: Pancakes and Philanthropies)
  • Fri., Sept. 28, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Dance Studio, Batten Center
    Sigma Sigma Sigma Invite-Only Round (Preference)
  • Sat., Sept. 29, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Pearce Hospitality Suite, Batten Center
    Alpha Sigma Alpha Open House (Memories are Made of This)
  • Sat., Sept. 29, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Shafer Room, Boyd Dining Center
    Phi Sigma Sigma Invite-Only Round (Preference Dinner)

Bid Day

  • Sun., Sept. 30, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., by Phone
    Bid Day: Office of Student Activities Notifies PNMs They've Received Bids
  • Sun., Sept. 30, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Batten Center 019
    Bid Distribution in Private Meetings
  • Sun., Sept. 30, 2 p.m., Batten Center 019
    Secret Bid Decisions Due to Office of Student Activiites
  • Sun., Sept. 30, 3 p.m., Convocation Hall, Batten Center (not open to the public)
    Bid Day Reveal / "Running Home"
  • Sun., Sept. 30, 3:30 p.m., Batten Center
    Chapter Celebrations Begin

National Pan-Hellenic Council Organizations
(Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Phi Alpha, and Zeta Phi Beta)

Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Phi Alpha, and Zeta Phi Beta use a recruitment process known as new member intake. The process is by invitation only. Students who are interested in joining one of these organizations should attend information sessions and other chapter-hosted programs to meet the current members and find out more about their traditions and requirements.

Interfraternity Council Fraternities
(Chi Beta Psi, Phi Kappa Tau & Sigma Nu)

Fall IFC Rush dates: September 17-21, 2018

Fraternity recruitment happens twice per academic year, once in the fall and once in the spring. Eligible men include those who are full-time Virginia Wesleyan University students and have a GPA that meets the standards of the respective member fraternities. Interested men may register online by completing the Fraternity/Sorority Life Interest Form. There is no cost to participate in Rush, though fraternities have member dues. Men are encouraged to attend multiple Rush events to get to know the chapters and increase their chances of receiving a bid. Men who receive multiple bids must select one to accept on Bid Day.  There is no obligation to join.

Fall 2018 Rush Schedule

  • Mon., Sept., 17, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m., Brock Village Townhouse 108 ... Chi Beta Psi's Bros and BBQ
  • Mon., Sept., 17, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., CMAC ... Sigma Nu's Dodgeball
  • Tues., Sept. 18, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m., Honors Village Fire Pit Area (rain: Brock Village Townhouse 107) ... Sigma Nu's Handshakes and Milkshakes
  • Tues., Sept. 18, 5:45 p.m. - 8 p.m., Meet at Brock Village Townhouse 108... Chi Beta Psi's Top Golf Trip
  • Wed., Sept. 19, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m., University Commons (near Greer ESC; rain plan CMAC) ... Chi Beta Psi's Ultimate Frisbee
  • Wed., Sept. 19, 5:45 p.m. - 8 p.m., Meet at Marlin Grille ... Sigma Nu's Cloud 9 Trip
  • Thurs., Sept. 20, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m., University Commons (near Batten; rain plan TBA) ... Sigma Nu's Big Ball Volleyball
  • Thurs., Sept. 20, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Brock Village Townhouse 108 ... Chi Beta Psi's Game Night
  • Fri., Sept. 21, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., Shafer Room, Boyd Dining Center ... Sigma Nu's Game Night
  • Fri., Sept. 21, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Brock Village Townhouse 108 ... Chi Beta Psi's Luau
  • Sat., Sept. 22 ... Bid Day ... Bids Acceptances Due to Office of Student Activities! 
Note: Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity is recolonizing and will not participate in Rush Week. However, a recruiter will visit campus October through November to help build the chapter. Please contact Brandon Bassham (bbassham@vwu.edu) for information on the opportunity to be a founding father.