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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.
Registration will open November 28th 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|
Thursday, January 19 - IFC Fraternity Meet & Greet- Join the IFC Leadership and 14 fraternities as they talk about the many benefits of joining a fraternity, and learning more about upcoming recruitment events. The event is located in the Barfield Drawing Room in the Student Union Building from 5:30-7:00 PM. Come eat pizza, play games, and hangout with our fraternity community!
The first step to successfully registering for recruitment is to complete the ICS form, which will open on November 28th. 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. Please be prepared to pay when you get to the link.
The last day to register is 9:00 AM on Monday, February 6th
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 Wednesday, February 8.
YOU MUST ATTEND THIS SESSION TO RECEIVE A BID! YOU MUST ALSO REGISTER AND PAY BY 9:00 AM February 6 TO BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A BID.
(If you have questions please e-mail Paige Eidenschink at email@example.com)
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 9:00 AM February 6. Appeals submitted after 9:00 AM February 6. will not be accepted. In order to access the Appeal form you must be logged into Connect.
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 Thursday, February 9.
**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.**
Contact the IFC VP of recruitment, Vincent Tyrrell (Fraternity_Recruitment@baylor.edu) or the Department of Student Activities at 254-710-2371 for questions about Fraternity Recruitment.