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Fall 2016 Formal Recruitment Schedule (2017 Coming Soon):
Day 1 and 2: Conversation Days
To start off formal recruitment, potential new members will each of the sorority houses over two days. They will have the chance to get to know each individual house by talking to active members of the sorority. After this day, potential new members will decide which houses they think they fit with the best!
Days 3 and 4: House Tours
Potential new members will narrow down their selection from 10 houses to 7 houses. They will visit and take tours of half of the remaining 7 houses on each day. They will have the chance to look at the different rooms of the sorority houses as well as get to know more about the sorority.
Days 5: Slideshow Day
Potential new members narrow down their selection from 7 houses to 5 houses. They visit each house, where the members of the house put on a slideshow day full of singing, dancing, and yummy treats.
Day 6: Preference Ceremonies and Bid Card Signing
Potential new members select 2 houses they wish to return to for Preference Ceremonies. Each sorority has their own unique ceremony that potential new members will participate in. After ceremonies, rushees must go sign their bid cards where they will rank their final 2 houses.
Day 7: BID DAY!
Potential new members return to their original recruitment groups to find out which house they have received a bid from. From there the hundreds of girls that go through recruitment run from the USC campus to the Row where they join their new house to celebrate BID DAY!
Visit the Panhellenic website to learn more about Formal Recruitment!