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IFC Recruitment

IFC fraternities admit new members into their organization through Recruitment Week, also known as “Rush.” This week, typically occurring at the beginning of each semester, begins with a required orientation for potential new members and a chance to meet representatives from each chapter. The week continues with open houses, an informal invitation night, a formal invitation night, and concludes with Bid Day. There is a $50 registration fee for IFC recruitment.

IFC Membership Requirements

  • Be enrolled at UT as a full-time student
    • Students in the Volunteer Bridge Program are NOT eligible to join a fraternity
  • Have a 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Be in good standing with the university

If you have any questions regarding IFC Recruitment, please contact IFC Vice President of Recruitment, James Eun at

Register for IFC Recruitment


2017 Fall IFC Recruitment Schedule

Monday, August 21

Day 1: Orientation

11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Cox Auditorium

Tuesday, August 22

Day 2: Leadership & Service Day

1 pm – 3 pm

HSS Pavilion

Wednesday, August 23

Day 3: Brotherhood Day

5 pm – 8 pm

Fraternity Locations

Thursday, August 24

Day 4:

5 pm – 8 pm

Fraternity Locations

Friday, August 25

Day 5: Formal Invite-Back Night

5 pm – 7 pm

Fraternity Locations

Saturday, August 26

Bid Day

1 pm – 3 pm

Fraternity Locations

Sunday, August 27

Orientation (*Mandatory for anyone who accepts a bid)

2 pm – 4 pm

Cox Auditorium

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