IFC & Local Fraternity Recruitment

IFC & Local Fraternity Recruitment 

Fraternity recruitment is held twice a year, at the beginning of both the fall and spring semesters. The fall semester is reserved for upperclassmen and transfer students with at least 12 Baylor credit hours at a 2.67 cumulative GPA or 24 transfer hours from an institution of higher education at a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Freshmen students wishing to participate in spring recruitment must have completed a minimum of one semester in residence at Baylor University as a full-time enrolled student (12 hours) and meet the above GPA requirement.

 


Check back in June for more information regarding Fall 2022 Recruitment!

Registration will open in August for potential new members. There are three steps to be fully registered for the process. 

Step1: Register through ICS
Step 2: Pay the registration fee
Step 3: Attend EDG

 

Important Dates:


TBD - IFC Executive Meet and Greet - Join the IFC Leadership as they discuss the many benefits of joining a fraternity. This will be a time to get general questions answered and learn about the recruitment process. 


ICS Registration 

The first step to successfully registering for recruitment is to complete the ICS form. This allows your information to be captured and your completion status to be tracked. This also allows for your eligibility status to be shared with your desired organization. You will receive emails on your status accordingly. At the end of the form, you will be taken to the payment link. 

ICS Link


MANDATORY EDG (Effectively Developing Greeks) 

Effectively Developing Greeks is an in-person education session for all individuals going through the recruitment process. This education session is MANDATORY for anyone going through the recruitment process. EDG will be hosted on (TBD)

YOU MUST ATTEND THIS SESSION TO RECEIVE A BID! YOU MUST ALSO REGISTER AND PAY BEFORE (TBD) TO BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A BID.

(If you have questions please e-mail Paige Eidenschink at paige_eidenschink@baylor.edu)


Appeal Process

Students who do not meet the academic and/or credit hours requirement have the option to appeal to the Department of Student Activities. All appeals will be reviewed and responded to before bid day. The link to appeal is located below. The last day to appeal is (TBD). Appeals submitted after (TBD) will not be accepted. In order to access the Appeal form you must be logged into Connect.

Link to Appeal


Bid Day

Bid day is the official end of the recruitment process. This special time gives fraternity chapters a chance to celebrate and extend bids to eligible young men. Bids will be extended to eligible individuals on (TBD). 

**Please note that bids are not guaranteed.  So, you are strongly encouraged to meet as many chapter members as you can, including the entire recruitment process, as well as keeping an open mind.**


LEARN MORE

Contact the IFC VP of recruitment, Vincent Tyrrell, or the Department of Student Activities at 254-710-2371 for questions about Fraternity Recruitment.

 
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