IFC Men’s Recruitment Information and FAQ

 

IFC Spring 2022 Recruitment Info 

  1. What are the dates for Spring 2022 Recruitment? 
    • IFC Spring 2022 Recruitment will occur from January 30, 2022 through February 15, 2022.
    • IFC Spring 2022 formal recruitment structure will be in-person and follow all TCU COVID-19 guidelines.  The recruitment format is submit to change.
    • Fall 2022 Schedule of Events:
      • Sunday, January 30th  – IFC Recruitment Kick-Off | 1pm | BLUU Ballrooms
      • Monday, January 31st – February 15th – IFC Chapter Events | NOTE: Chapter specific events will be posted here prior to recruitment kick off on January 30th
      • February 15th – IFC Bid Day
  2. How do you register for IFC fraternity recruitment?
    • Men interested in participating in recruitment should register HERE. There is no cost to register for IFC Spring 2022 recruitment. We encourage students to do research on all fraternities on campus. You can find the chapter’s website and information under the IFC tab. If you have questions, email Chase Karel the IFC VP of Recruitment at tcuifcvprecruitment@gmail.com.
    • IMPORTANT Information to Note Before You Register
      • All submissions are FINAL and edits can’t be made to Potential New Member (PNM) registration forms.
      • Use your TCU email for all parts of registration. Please do not use any other email when registering!
      • There are absolutely no refunds for IFC recruitment registration fees.
      • Your registration form must be completed by January, 30th at 11:59 PM Central Standard time. 
      • To participate in recruitment, Potential New Members (PNMs) must have a 2.0 GPA and be enrolled in at least 12 semester hours at TCU in the upcoming semester. However, chapters are usually looking for strong grades, so keep that in mind!
      • Note: The registration system does not allow PNM’s to save and return to your application. You must complete the registration process all at one time.
  3. Do all 13 IFC chapters participate in Spring recruitment?
    • No; not all IFC choose to participate in Spring recruitment. Typically roughly 50% (6-7 chapters) will choose to take a Spring 2022 new member class
    • During the Spring kickoff (1/30/21) all IFC chapters will be in attendance, chapters that are open for recruitment will stay after the event to connect with PNMs (Potential New Members)
    • Below are the list of chapters participating in Spring recruitment:
      • Beta Upsilon Chi
      • Delta Tau Delta
      • Kappa Sigma
      • Lambda Chi Alpha
      • Phi Delta Theta
      • Phi Gamma Delta
      • Sigma Phi Epsilon
  4. When can I register for IFC men’s recruitment?
    • Starting December 10, 2021 you can register for IFC men’s recruitment by clicking HERE.
    • The deadline to register for Spring recruitment is Monday, January 30th at 11:59PM CT.
  5. Can my student receive a bid before school starts?
    • The answer to this question is yes but has some elements of complexity. When you receive a bid, the bid is not binding until the fraternity provides the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life their official bid list and you sign your bid card. For more information about this question, please call the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life at 817-257-7281 and speak with the IFC Adviser, David Sommers.
  6. Where can I find previous grade reports for fraternities?
  7. Where can I find previous conduct concerns for fraternities? 
  8. What are the average dues for a new member? 
    • Our average dues for a new member is $1,280 for their first semester in the fraternity. That price will go down to an average $1,100 per semester after your student has been initiated.
  9. If I am from out of state what are my odds of receiving a bid?
    • In the Fall of 2019, more students from out of state received bids to fraternities then students from the state of Texas.
  10. Do I need to move on campus early for recruitment?
    • No, you cannot move on campus early for recruitment. You will move onto campus on your assigned move in date.
  11. How will I receive more information about recruitment after I register?
    • After registering for recruitment, you will received regular communication from Vice President of Recruitment with information about the recruitment process. You can find more information on our website as well as our Instagram. 
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