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Register for 2020 Panhellenic Sorority Primary Recruitment

Panhellenic Council Recruitment Expectations & Rules

Thank you for your interest in learning more about the five (5) National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) organizations at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.  If you have questions, please call us at 618-650-2686 or contact Hayleigh Lutz, Panhellenic Council Vice President of Recruitment.

Registration Options


You can register online by clicking on "Register for 2020 Panhellenic Sorority Primary Recruitment" at the top of this page.  Registration will close on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.


You and a friend can register for recruitment together and save money!  The discounted rate for you and a friend is $30.00 each or $60.00 total until July 31. From August 1-August 25, the discounted rate for you and a friend is $40.00 each or $80.00 total.  You and a friend can each complete the Find a Friend Application and mail it in together.  You will mail both applications and payment to:

SIUE PHC Recruitment

Campus Box 1168

Edwardsville, IL 62026-1168

Find a Friend applications and payment must be received by the SIUE Panhellenic Council no later than Tuesday, August 25 at 12:00 p.m. in order to register for 2020 Sorority Primary Recruitment.

Recruitment Rounds

PNM Orientation - Wednesday, August 26, 2020

This is for all potential new members (women going through recruitment) to meet your recruitment counselor, while also learning about the primary recruitment process and what you can expect.

Open House/Sisterhood Round - Thursday, August 27, 2020

During this round, you will have an opportunity to spend time with each of the five (5) Panhellenic sororites on campus and meet with the members.  This round is meant for you to learn more about each organization, while also getting your questions answered.  You will learn more about the finances for each of the organizations during this round.

What to Wear: This is a relaxed environment where casual attire is suggested.  We will be providing you with a Sorority Recruitment T-Shirt for you to wear for this round. It is recommended to wear jeans or shorts with comfortable shoes or sandals.

Philanthropy Round - Friday, August 28, 2020

During this round, you will visit up to four organizations.  You will learn about each organization's philanthropic event and the national and local philanthropic partners they support.  This round is an opportunity to get to know the organizations on a deeper level so don't be afraid to ask a lot of questions.

What to Wear: This round's attire is more business casual.  It is recommended you do not wear jeans, but do wear a nice blouse with dress pants or a skirt, or you can wear a dress.  Remember to pair this outfit with business casual dress shoes.

Preference Round - Saturday, August 29, 2020

During this round, the final round of recruitment, you will visit up to two organizations.  This round provides the most insight into the meaning of sisterhood and the benefits the sorority has to offer.  Following this round, you will select the organization(s) you would consider joining.

What to Wear: Given this is a very special round, a nice cocktail or semi formal dress and heels are the most appropriate.

Bid Day - Sunday, August 30, 2020

Bid Day is one of the most exciting days of the year.  This is the day you will find out if a chapter has invited you to join their organization!

What to Wear: You should wear a t-shirt, jeans or shorts, and comfortable shoes.  A t-shirt will be provided for all new members.

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