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Recruitment FAQ's

Panhellenic Recruitment Frequently Asked Questions

1. When is Fall recruitment?
Formal Recruitment will be held Thursday, September 4 - Sunday, September 7, 2014.  There is a mandatory convocation for all potential new members that will be held Wednesday, September 3rd at 3pm in the TONK.

2.  When can I register for fall recruitment?
Online registration opens Monday, June 2, 2014 and will last until the first day of recruitment, Wednesday, September 3, 2014 @ 3pm.

3. What are recommendation letters and do I need one?
See the Letters of Recommendation link.

4. How do I register for recruitment?**
Registration is now completely online!  Beginning June 2, 2014 you will have access to our online registration site where you will fill out the application, upload a picture and make your payment of $85.  If you would prefer to deliver your check or money order in person, please bring it to Keeny Hall 337, c/o Ashley Allen.  Checks should be made out to Louisiana Tech Panhellenic.

5. What is the recruitment registration deadline?
Sorority recruitment applications and fees must be received no later than Wednesday, September 3, 2014 @ 3pm. 

6.  What do my fees cover?
The recruitment registration fee covers your recruitment t-shirt, one meal and snacks during recruitment, access to online registration, mail outs and office supplies used during recruitment.  The recruitment fee is non-refundable.

** Recruitment Registration is not complete until the application fee is received & confirmed. 
*** Please note that registering with a local Alumnae Panhellenic or third party business does not register you for recruitment.  In order to participate in Louisiana Tech's Formal Recruitment, you must complete the online application and we must receive all necessary documents.

7.  How will I know I am registered?
Once you have completed your online registration, the Panhellenic office will send an email to the address provided in your application.

8. When is Bid Day?
Sunday, September 7, 2014 @ 6pm on Sorority Lane.

9.  What happens if I have a conflict due to class? 
Panhellenic never encourages a student to miss class for a sorority event.  In the case that you have a class scheduled on either Thursday or Friday during recruitment, simply tell your Gamma Chi and we will insure that you have a special schedule.  Class will not interfere with your recruitment experience and you will be able to do both.

10.  What happens if I have a conflict due to a University sport or official event?
In the event that you participate in a Varsity sport or other University approved activity that conflicts with recruitment, we will do our best to accommodate your schedule and schedule as many parties as possible.  If you can't attend a round of recruitment, chapters will be notified of the excused absence and asked to act as if you were present.  You will work with your Gamma Chi to make your selections from a distance.

11. What do Panhellenic sororities have to offer?
Panhellenic sororities provide support systems for their members that become like a home away from home.  Greek membership fosters leadership, academic enrichment, career development, community service, and good citizenship.  Panhelelnic sororities also provide friendships and memories that will last a lifetime, making for a well-rounded and unforgettable college experience.

12. What is a Gamma Chi?
A Gamma Chi is a recruitment counselor that helps guide you during the recruitment process.  She is an active sorority member who disaffiliates temporarily from her sorority to guide and support women through the recruitment process.  All Potential New Members will be assigned to a Gamma Chi group prior to recruitment.