IFC Men’s Recruitment Information and FAQ

  1. What are the dates for Fall 2022 Recruitment?
    • IFC Fall 2022 Recruitment will occur from August 21st – 28th, 2022.
    • IFC Fall 2022 formal recruitment structure will be in-person and follow all TCU COVID-19 guidelines. The recruitment format is subject to change.
    • Fall 2022 Schedule of Events:
      • Sunday, August 21st – IFC Recruitment Kick-Off
      • Monday, August 22nd – Guest Speaker Night
      • Tuesday, August 23rd – Philanthropy/Service Night
      • Wednesday, August 24th – IFC Open House Night
      • Thursday, August 25th – Early Bid Day Signing 10AM – 2PM / Formal Rounds Day 1: 6PM – 8PM
      • Friday, August 26th – Formal Rounds Day 2
      • Saturday, August 27th – Invite Round
      • Sunday, August 28th – IFC Bid Day
  1. How do you register for IFC fraternity recruitment?
    • Men interested in participating in recruitment should register HERE. There is a $75 fee to register for Fall Recruitment 2022. 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 August 19th, 2022 11:59 PM Central 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.
  1. Do all 13 IFC chapters participate in Fall recruitment?
    • Yes! All chapters participate in Fall Recruitment.
    • Below is the list of all 13 chapters participating in Fall recruitment. You can find a chapter’s emails and information by clicking the link HERE:
      • Beta Theta Pi
      • Beta Upsilon Chi
      • Delta Tau Delta
      • Kappa Sigma
      • Lambda Chi Alpha
      • Phi Delta Theta
      • Phi Gamma Delta ( FIJI)
      • Phi Kappa Sigma
      • Pi Kappa Phi
      • Sigma Alpha Epsilon
      • Sigma Nu
      • Sigma Phi Epsilon
  1. When can I register for IFC men’s recruitment?
    • Starting June 1st, 2022 you can register for IFC men’s recruitment by clicking HERE.
    • The deadline to register for Fall recruitment is August 19th, 2022 11:59 PM Central Time.
  2. 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 with 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.
  3. Where can I find previous grade reports for fraternities?
  4. Where can I find previous conduct concerns for fraternities?
  5. 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.
  6. If I am from out of state what are my odds of receiving a bid?
    • In the Fall of 2021, more students from out of state received bids to fraternities than students from the state of Texas.
  7. 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.
  8. How will I receive more information about recruitment after I register?
    • After registering for recruitment, you will receive regular communication from the Vice President of Recruitment, Chase Karel with information about the recruitment process. You can find more information on our website as well as our
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