FALL 2020 OPEN RECRUITMENT
Many IFC chapters will be participating in Open Recruitment throughout the rest of the semester. Open Recruitment will take place virtually and will officially close in the first week of December. For more information on Open Recruitment, scroll down.
September 17th - December 1st
Open Recruitment is a way for fraternities to bid PNMs here and there after the week of Recruitment. It's very casual and unstructured and not every fraternity participates. After Recruitment Week, if you have not accepted a bid, you can continue to participate in Open Recruitment. Open Recruitment does not operate on a schedule, so some fraternities will complete the process before another begins it. Scroll down to see the IFC fraternities participating in Open Recruitment this semester.
FRATERNITIES PARTICIPATING IN OPEN RECRUITMENT
VIRTUAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATIONAL SESSION VIDEO RECORDING
From Tuesday, September 1st at 5PM
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
IFC Virtual Recruitment
HOW IS OPEN RECRUITMENT GOING TO WORK?
Open Recruitment will take place virtually over Zoom. Fraternities will schedule their own events throughout the semester. The IFC will also advertise Open Recruitment events on their Instagram page which can be found here.
DO I HAVE TO REGISTER FOR OPEN RECRUITMENT?
Yes, it is required that you register for Open Recruitment if you plan on participating. There is no cost to register. You can click here to register.
IF I REGISTER FOR OPEN RECRUITMENT DO I HAVE TO TAKE PART IN ALL EVENTS?
No you do not. None of the Recruitment events are mandatory, and you can stop participating at any time if you'd like.
MY PARENTS DO NOT LIKE THE IDEA OF FRATERNITIES AND SORORITIES, WHAT CAN I TELL THEM?
One of the greatest arguments for joining a fraternity or sorority is that it satisfies the fundamental need to belong. Joining a fraternity or sorority will help to connect you to a group of peers with similar values. Feeling connected will make you more satisfied with your college experience and therefore more likely to succeed and graduate. The Fraternity and Sorority Life website and the chapter advisors and/or FSL staff are great resources to help address the concerns of your parents.
WHO CAN I GO TO IF I HAVE MORE QUESTIONS ON OPEN RECRUITMENT?
If you have any questions regarding the Open Recruitment process, you can reach out to the IFC VP of Recruitment, Sam McTaggart. His email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
IFC VP RECRUITMENT/ SAM MCTAGGART
Sam McTaggart serves as our Vice President of Recruitment. He is happy to answer any questions you might have regarding the Recruitment process. If he is unable to he can happily redirect to someone who can answer your question.
GPA recruitment in order to be accepted as a New Member by any Member Fraternity:
I. A minimum high school GPA of 2.30 for the first-semester freshman
II. A minimum college GPA of 2.25 or a GPA at/or above the All-Men’s average
Along with being an enrolled student at MSU taking classes at MSU
Click this link to register for Rush:
STEPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL RUSH WEEK
Fall Recruitment is Thursday, September 10th - Thursday, September 17th. All events will occur virtually over Zoom.
Recruitment events occur each day on the times listed above. Try to virtually visit as many fraternities as possible!
DO NOT VISIT ONLY ONE HOUSE! Check out fraternities of all membership sizes! You may find that your original opinions on fraternities could change.
Be yourself! Do not try to fit the mold of what you think a stereotypical ‘fraternity’ guy is.
Potential New Members (PNMs) are those who are interested in joining a fraternity. During the week of Recruitment, PNMs are not allowed in any IFC Fraternity houses. Failure to follow this rule will result in your removal from the Recruitment process.
If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact Sam McTaggart, V.P. of Recruitment for Interfraternity Council.