Schedule of Formal Recruitment

Indiana University Panhellenic Association participates in Winter Formal Recruitment. Potential New Members or PMNs return to campus the week prior to the first week of classes after Winter Break. Below is the Schedule for Recruitment 2020. 

Please also see our frequently asked questions page for more information!

Fall Registration 

During the fall semester, women interested in participating in Formal recruitment will need to register through our registration website! Registration for Formal Recruitment will open on September 1, 2019 and the priority deadline is November 1, 2019. The final deadline, which will include an increased registration fee, is November 11, 2019.

Panhellenic Information Sessions


IMU Whittenberger Auditorium

Meet the Panhellenic Recruitment Team and learn more about the Formal Recruitment process.

PNM Orientation

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

PNMs will return to campus to attend PNM orientation. Orientations will be held at 3:00pm and 5:00pm. PNMs will be assigned a session to attend with their Rho Gamma and the other women in their Rho Gamma’s group. During this time, PNMs will hear more about the recruitment process, hear from some of the individuals working behind the scenes from Panhellenic and the Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life about what joining a sorority at Indiana University means.



Thursday, January 9 - Friday, January 10, 2020

Women will have the opportunity to visit all 22 chapters over the course of three days, January 9th - 10th, during Open Invite. At the conclusion of these two days the PNMs will rank their favorite 16 chapters.


Saturday, January 11 - Sunday, January 12, 2020

The Philanthropy and Service Round will take place the following two days on January 11th and 12th. During these days women will have the opportunity to return to chapters they were invited back to, at a maximum of 16 chapters. At the chapters, women will learn more about each chapters philanthropy, one of the most important aspects of sorority life. At the conclusion of these two days the PNMs will again rank their favorite 9 chapters.

First Day of Spring Semester

Monday, January 13, 2020

In between the two weekends of recruitment, PNMs will attend the first week of classes. During this time, there will be no recruitment activities for PNMs to concentrate on classes.


Friday, January 17- Saturday, January 18, 2020

January 17th recruitment activities start up again and PNMs will participate in Sisterhood Round. On these days, women will have an opportunity to visit up to 9 of the 16 chapters they visited the previous weekend.


Sunday, January 19, 2020

January 19th is Preference Round, where women will have the opportunity to visit up to 2 of their chapters from Sisterhood Round. At the conclusion of this day they will rank their chapters in order of preference and sign an MRABA agreement (see frequently asked questions).


 Bid Night

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

 During the evening, potential new members will hopefully receive a bid from one of their Preference chapters.