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Panhellenic Recruitment

Panhellenic sororities recruit new members through Formal Recruitment Week in the fall and Informal Recruitment in the spring. During Formal Recruitment, potential new members are able to meet with members of each of our 13 chapters, and then will revisit fewer chapters as the week progresses through a mutual selection process. Each round of recruitment is tailored so that potential new members learn about the chapters, their philanthropies, sisterhood, and lasting commitment. During Informal Recruitment in the spring, potential new members are able to attend Greek Expo, and as a result may be invited to meet-and-greets with the chapters that are recruiting to talk more about the potential for membership. Not all chapters recruit during the spring semester.

Formal Recruitment registration will open by May 1st, 2017.

2017 Fall Panhellenic Formal Recruitment Schedule
Wednesday, August 16

Move-in & Orientation

  • When you register for Formal Recruitment, you are automatically added to the early move in list for your residence hall!
  • Recruitment Orientation will be in Thompson-Boling Arena for all women participating in Formal Recruitment.
Thursday, August 17

Go Greek Round

  •  Talk to some members from each of the 13 Panhellenic sororities.
  • 15-minute rounds, with 10 minute breaks in between, and lunch provided during the break. 
Friday, August 18

Philanthropy Round #1

  • Learn more about the different philanthropic efforts in the Panhellenic community and each organization.
  • Visit up to 10 organizations on this day
  • Spend 30 minutes in each chapter, with 15 minute breaks in between. 
Saturday, August 19

Philanthropy Round #2

  • Learn more about the different philanthropic efforts in the Panhellenic community and each organization.
  • Visit up to 10 organizations on this day
  • Spend 30 minutes in each chapter, with 15 minute breaks in between. 
Sunday, August 20

Sisterhood Round #1

  • Learn more about the unique sisterhood and qualities of each organization.
  • Visit a maximum of 6 organizations on this day
  • 45 minutes in each chapter, with 20 minute breaks in between.
  •  All Formal Recruitment activities will have concluded by 2pm to allow all participants to attend Welcome Week activities.
Monday, August 21

Sisterhood Round #2

  • Learn more about the unique sisterhood and qualities of each organization.
  • Visit a maximum of 6 organizations on this day
  • 45 minutes in each chapter, with 20 minute breaks in between.
  •  All Formal Recruitment activities will have concluded by 2pm to allow all participants to attend Welcome Week activities.
Tuesday, August 22

Preference Round

  • Visit a maximum of 3 chapters on this day
  • Spend 60 minutes in each chapter, with 20 minutes in between.
  • This is the final and most serious round of Formal Recruitment.  Chapters will show a more serious side of their organization, including revealing some ritual and having conversations about what the chapter means to them personally.
Wednesday, August 23

Bid Day

  •  Bid Day activities will conclude by 10pm.

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Go Greek Round

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Philanthropy Round

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Sisterhood Round

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Preference Round

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Bid Day

Click here for the Recommendation Letter Checklist

A recommendation is a written reference by an alumna to her sorority chapter. The letter is an introduction about a potential member’s academics, activities, and character. It is best if letters of recommendation are received by the chapters no later than August 1. However, if you miss this deadline, it is still in your best interest to send in the letter.

  1. Select which alumna will write a letter of recommendation for you. If you know a sorority alumna, ask if she would be willing to write a letter to her sorority on your behalf. The recommendation letter does not need to come from a UT alumna, but it does need to come from an alumna of each respective sorority.
  2. Provide the alumna who will be writing your letter of recommendation with:
    • Two pictures and a copy of your resume
    • Already addressed and stamped envelope
    • Note: If an electronic form is available, the alumna is encouraged to utilize the electronic form. If she wishes to mail in a letter or print out the form and mail that in, it will be accepted by the sorority.
  1. Send a thank-you note to the alumna after she has taken the time to write you a recommendation. This can also help you ensure that your letter was sent in by the deadline.
Chapter Letter
Recommended
or Required
Mailing Address Additional Information
Alpha Chi Omega Recommended 2912 Sorority Village Circle
Knoxville, TN 37916
Recommendation
Information
Alpha Delta Pi Required 2621 Ann Baker Furrow Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37916
Recommendation
Information
Alpha Omicron Pi Required 2509 Ann Baker Furrow Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37916
Recommendation Form
Chi Omega RIF Required
Accompanying
Recommendation
Letter Preferred
2630 Ann Baker Furrow Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37916
RIF Information
Delta Delta Delta Required 2620 Ann Baker Furrow Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37916
Recommendation Form
Delta Gamma Recommended 2906 Sorority Village Circle
Knoxville, TN 37916
Recommendation Form
Delta Zeta Required 3018 Sorority Village Circle
Knoxville, TN 37916
Recommendation Form
Kappa Delta Required 2515 Ann Baker Furrow Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37916
Recommendation
Information
Kappa Kappa Gamma Required 3010 Sorority Village Circle
Knoxville, TN 37916
Recommendation
Information
Phi Mu Required 2610 Ann Baker Furrow Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37916
Recommendation
Information
Pi Beta Phi Recommended 3006 Sorority Village Circle
Knoxville, TN 37916
Recommendation
Information
Sigma Kappa Required 2601 Ann Baker Furrow Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37916
Recommendation
Information
Zeta Tau Alpha Recommended 2600 Ann Baker Furrow Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37916
Recommendation
Information

 

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