Add a Chapter to Your Story!

Thank you for your interest in joining the Panhellenic community! Service opportunities, professional development, leadership positions, and life-long friendships are just a few of the reasons for joining a Panhellenic chapter. Sorority membership greatly enhances your college experience. All women who are interested in sorority life are encouraged to explore the recruitment process.

Recruitment Rules

1.    A woman is eligible to participate in recruitment if she is a regularly matriculated student, has completed 12 credit hours, and has a minimum of 2.7 GPA.

2.    A signed Preference card is binding. If the Potential New Member receives a bid under the preference system, she is ineligible to be pledged to any other national sorority on the same campus for one calendar year. If the Potential New Member does not receive a bid under the preference system, she is eligible for Continuous Open Recruitment.

3.    A person who has ever been an initiated member of an existing NPC sorority shall not be eligible for membership in another NPC sorority.

4.    The use of alcoholic beverages in recruitment functions is prohibited.

5.    The participation of men in recruitment functions is prohibited.

6.    The Potential New member shall attend Orientation Night and all the parties to which she has received and accepted invita- tions. Potential members DO need to attend all scheduled classes during this week.

  • In the event of illness or other emergency, she shall notify her Recruitment Counselor or the Panhellenic Advisor prior to the party she will miss.

PNM Rights
Continuous Open Recruitment Rules

Primary Recruitment

This spring our chapters will be inviting potential new members to join our sisterhoods. These organizations will hold primary recruitment January 19-27, 2018.   If you are interested in joining any of our organizations, please contact us to learn about the different ways you can join our community.

WHEN IS THE DATE?

This spring our chapters will be inviting potential new members to join our sisterhoods. These organizations will hold primary recruitment January 19-27, 2018.   If you are interested in joining any of our organizations, please contact us to learn about the different ways you can join our community.

Recruitment Orientation

Your recruitment experience will begin... with Recruitment Orientation on Friday, January 19, 2017 at 6pm. On this day, you will be assigned to your recruitment group and Recruitment Counselor. Your Recruitment Counselor will provide you with all the information you need to have a fun and stress-free week! 

  • Suggested Dress: Jeans/Casual

 

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Day 1: Meet the Sisters/Philanthropy Round

Recruitment beings with... a chance to get you to know the benefits of sorority membership. These recruitment parties will give you the opportunity to get to know individual sorority members, ask questions, and find out what sorority life is all about. During the first recruitment round, known as Philanthropy Round, sororities will share with you the responsibilities and benefits of going Greek as well as their sorority's philanthropic cause.

  • Suggested Dress: Jeans/Casual

 

  • Timeline: Saturday, January 20
  • PNMs Arrive:       10:15am

  • Party 1:    10:55am-11:40am

  • Break:       11:40am-11:55am

  • Party 2:    12:00pm-12:45pm

  • Break:      12:45pm-1:00pm

  • Party 3:    1:05pm-1:50pm

  • Lunch Break:   1:50pm-2:30pm

  • Party 4:   2:35pm-3:20pm

  • Break:     3:20pm-3:35pm

  • Party 5:   3:40pm-4:25pm

  • PNM Preferences:   4:30pm 3rd Floor SLA

 

  • Note: Each potential new member is permitted to attend a maximum of three Sisterhood Night Parties.

 

Alpha Gamma Delta

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Alpha Omicron Pi

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Alpha Phi

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Sigma Sigma Sigma

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Phi Sigma Sigma

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Day 2: Sisterhood Round

The second night of recruitment ... allows the potential new members the chance to visit up to three sororities again in an informal setting. A crucial part of sorority life is the sisterhood bond shared between its members. During the Sisterhood Round each sorority will have the opportunity to share its mission and values with the potential new members, and provide the girls with some insight into the ideals it for which they stand.

  • Suggested Dress: Business Casual

 

  • Timeline: Sunday, January 21
  • PNMs Arrive    10:15am

  • Party 1:     10:55am-11:40am

  • Break:      11:40am-11:55am

  • Party 2:    12:00pm-12:45pm

  • Break:      12:45pm-1:30pm

  • Party 3:   1:30pm-2:15pm

  • Break:      2:15pm-2:30pm

  • Party 4:    2:30pm-3:15pm

  • PNM Preferences    3:30pm 3rd Floor SLA

 

  • Note: Each potential new member is permitted to attend a maximum of two Preference Night Parties.

 

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Primary Recruitment

5 Chapters, 3 Days, and Thousands of Sisters

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Day 3: Preference Night Round

The third and final night of recruitment ... Preference Night, is a sentimental ceremony in which the active members demonstrate to the potential new members their bonds of sisterhood and what their sorority truly means to them. Potential Members are included in the ceremony/rituals and should use this night to help make their decision concerning which sorority makes them feel most at home. Listen carefully to what the women say; they are revealing to you the strongest characteristics of their chapter. Potential new members may attend as many as two parties during this round.

  • Suggested Dress: Cocktail Attire

 

  • Timeline: Friday, January 26
  • PNMs Arrive        6:30pm

  • Party 1:                  7:00pm-8:00pm

  • Break:                    8:00pm-8:30pm

  • Party 2:                  8:35pm-9:35pm

  • MRABA Signing   9:35pm

 

Finance Options

Dues

Phi Sigma Sigma: $715 (inclusive)

Alpha Gamma Delta: $318

Alpha Omicron Pi: $566

Sigma Sigma Sigma: $355 + badge fee

Alpha Phi: $652.45

 

Below show a breakdown of each of the sorority’s BREAKDOWN of dues on campus:

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Alpha Gamma Delta

New Members

Chapter New Member Fee: $ 42.00
Chapter Dues: $ 318.00
Initiation Fee: $ 255.00

ONE TIME NEW MEMBER TOTAL: $615.00

*Initiated Member's Chapter Dues: $ 318.00

Alpha Omicron Pi

New Member (all-inclusive for Spring 2017 semester)

New Member Fee:  $44.00

Initiation Fee:  $165.00

Badge Fee: $99.00

International Dues/Fees:  $57.50

Chapter Dues:  $191.00

Total:  $556.50

Initiated Members (all-inclusive for Spring 2017 semester)

Total: $330.00

Alpha Phi

New Members

New Member Fee (One time fee to Internationals): $55.00

Badge Fee (One time fee for New Member's Alpha Phi Pin): $70.00

Initiation Fee (One time fee for New Member's Initiation): $170.00

Chapter Bond (One time fee): $100.00

Chapter Dues (Sisterhood events, social events, and chapter activities): $246.00

Founders' Day Pennies (Yearly fee to represent every year we’ve been founded): $1.44

New Member Total

$642.44 (For the entire school year)

Sigma Sigma Sigma

New Member

New Member Fee (go right towards National Headquarters): $190.00

Local Dues (cover chapter specific obligations such as helping to pay for our philanthropy events as well as paying for registration and travel to Officer Academy, Convention, and the Dunham Women of Character Leadership Conference): $160.00

Total: $350.00 + Badge

(cheapest badge $95.00)

Initiated Sisters

National Dues (only in Fall): $284.00

Local Dues: $196.00

Total: ($386 in Fall and $94 in Spring)

$480 (for entire school year)

*We do not do all-inclusive dues, which is why ours are cheaper than some other chapters. We pay separately for things such as apparel and social events

Phi Sigma Sigma

New Member (all-inclusive for Spring 2017 semester)

New Member Fees (paid to Headquarters): $110

Initiation Fees (paid to Headquarters): $220

Chapter Dues (paid to chapter): $220

Total: $550

Sisters / Initiated Members (all-inclusive for Spring 2017 semester)

Chapter Dues (paid to chapter): $380

Total: $380

*Our dues are all inclusive which means our members do not pay for anything chapter related beyond the dues: shirts/apparel, formals, retreats, sisterhood programming and events)

Bid Day!

Bid Day is the last day of Recruitment ... It is the day potential new members receive their invitation, or bid, to join a sorority, It is an exciting day because it is when potential new members meet their new sorority sisters. Recruitment Counselors distribute bids that morning, following the distribution of bids the potential new members are introduced to their new sorority.

  • Suggested Dress: Casual

 

  • Timeline: Saturday, January 27
  • Chapter Arrive     2:30pm
  • PNMs arrive         TBD

  • Bid Day will begin at 3pm in O'Pake, the Upper Gym

 

  • Note: Excitement levels are HIGH!

 

Get In Touch

We would love to hear from you!

President: Olivia Heisterkamp, oh649140@sju.edu

VP Risk Management and Scholarship: Genia Brown, gb641118@sju.edu

VP Programming and Education: Catie Hoffman, ch643717@sju.edu

VP Recruitment: Melissa Navrot, mn668962@sju.edu

Secretary: Annelise McBryan, am643496@sju.edu

VP Finance: Amanda Papadoulos, ap660582@sju.edu

VP Communications: Anastasia Faia, af659939@sju.edu

Advisor: Stacey Sottung, ssottung@sju.edu