How to Join

  • Greek Life in the Oak GroveWhen a student chooses to join a fraternity or sorority, they will join a chapter, and each chapter is governed by one council. At IUP, there are four councils each with a unique recruitment process. All recruitment is deferred, which means that students may participate in the recruitment process only when they meet the following criteria:

    • They are enrolled as full-time undergraduate students.
    • They earn and maintain a minimum 2.50 cumulative grade-point average. Some chapters may follow a higher cumulative grade-point average requirement.
    • They have successfully earned a minimum of 12 credit hours at IUP or transferred to IUP with a minimum of 12 credit hours from another college or university. Credits accumulated during high school do not count towards this minimum.

    For more information and updates, read below and check @iupfsl on Instagram. Questions or concerns? Contact Fraternity and Sorority Life at 724-357-2598.

    Interfraternity Council Recruitment

    Interfraternity Council (IFC) recruitment is open to students meeting the deferred recruitment criteria.

    Spring 2020 recruitment starts Wednesday, February 5, with Recruitment Open House in the HUB. Students interested in spring fraternity recruitment are encouraged to attend.

    Follow @iup_ifc on Twitter and Instagram for more information.

    If you have any questions, please email go-greek@iup.edu.

    Panhellenic Association Recruitment

    Spring 2020 Panhellenic recruitment is structured and also known as formal recruitment. Interested students are strongly encouraged to attend Kick Off at 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 29, room TBD, to learn more. Spring Panhellenic recruitment begins on Friday, January 31, with Round One. Interested students should plan to register and attend. Register for Spring Panhellenic Recruitment.

    Follow @iup_panhellenic on Twitter and Instagram for more information.

    If you have any questions, please email iuppanhellenic@gmail.com.

    National Pan-Hellenic Council Intake

    The National Pan-Hellenic Council does not organize a council-wide intake or recruitment event. Individual chapters are responsible for their intake. Watch social media and look around campus for flyers about interest meetings for individual chapters.

    The NPHC will host their Meet the Divine 9 on Tuesday, February 4, 2020.

    Follow @iup_nphc on Instagram for more information.

    If you have any questions, please email go-greek@iup.edu.

    Multicultural Greek Council Intake

    The Multicultural Greek Council does not organize a council-wide intake or recruitment event. Individual chapters are responsible for their intake. Watch social media and look around campus for flyers about interest meetings for individual chapters.

    Follow @iupfsl on Instagram for more information.

    If you have any questions, please email go-greek@iup.edu.