Information

Recruitment Spring 2022 schedule:

February 24- March 1 (All times listed in CST)

 

Recruitment Hotline: (855) 568-4432

 

Prior to Recruitment:

  • Please read the PNM Packet to have the best detailed understanding of recruitment.

  • After looking at your schedule each day, please inform Ryan Anderson if you have a class conflict. It is not appropriate for you to miss class for recruitment.

  • If, at any point, you are not able to attend in person due to illness, emergency, time, preference etc. there will be a virtual experience for you still to be able to attend. Please reach out to McKenzie Sauer at mckenzie-sauer@uiowa.edu for more help.

 

PNM Orientation: Thursday, February 24 at 6:00pm (Virtual): MANDATORY

  • Informational Zoom session for potential new members to hear requirements to be a part of a fraternity, introductions of councils, information about Recruitment, as well as a guest speaker!

    • You will have to login using your HawkID and password.

  • We will be starting right at 6:00pm so be sure to join early. The link will be on Campus Director.

  • It is also required you stay for the entire time. This will be checked at the end.

  • This is REQUIRED. You will not be allowed to receive a bid if you do not attend.

IFC Open House (Virtual): Thursday, February 24, 7:00-8:00 PM (Virtual)

  • You will have the opportunity to hop around and meet some chapters, have any questions answered, and get excited for recruitment.

  • These Zoom Links will be posted in the Message of the Day on CampusDirector. You are free to hop in and out at your own accord.

  • You will then need to go to CampusDirector and click on the Sign Up Genius Link. You will be asked to indicate 8 chapters that you would like to visit on Friday.

  • Once you fill out the SignUp Genius, you will receive an email from SignUp Genius with your schedule you chose. Make sure you keep that for reference.

 

Day 1: Friday, February 25th, 6:00-10:00 PM (Iowa Memorial Union)

  • You will go to the chapters you indicated on Sign Up Genius at the times you signed up for. You will have about 30 minutes in each room.

  • The room numbers will be in the Message of the Day on CampusDirector

  • It is on you as a PNM to manage your time and make your way to any chapter you wish to visit. Make the most out of this!

  • After this day of recruitment, you will use Signup Genius again (link in the Message of the day) to pick 4 chapters to meet on Saturday. You will find this link at 10PM in the message of the day on CampusDirector.

  • The Signup Genius for Saturday’s events will be due Saturday the 26th by 11 AM.

  • The chapters you choose are the ONLY chapters you can attend on Saturday.

  • Once you fill out the SignUp Genius, you will receive an email from SignUp Genius with your schedule you chose. Make sure you keep that for reference.

 

 

Day 2: Saturday, February 26th, 4:00PM-8:00PM, (House Tours/Longer Event Day):

  • Events on this day will take place at different places on/around campus. Not all chapters have chapter structures. You have the option to choose to attend this day in person or virtually.

    • If there is a change in circumstance and you need/want to adjust your choice either to in-person or to virtual, please email McKenzie Sauer at mckenzie-sauer@uiowa.edu

  • Some organizations will be hosting events in their chapter houses, some will be in the downtown Iowa City area at restaurants, and some may be in the IMU.

    • These will be posted with addresses in the Message of the Day. Please check there to know where you are going.

  • Remember, only attend the chapters you signed up for!

  • Since you have 4 hours to visit 4 chapters, make sure you are managing your time wisely and allowing for travel time to each destination.

  • After Day 2, chapters will begin extending preference night invitations via Campus Director. You should receive these no later than 9 AM on Sunday, February 27th.

Day 3: Preference Night, Sunday, February 27, 5:00-9:00 PM (Location Varies, Invite Only)

  • By 9 AM, you will be able to see your Preference Night Invitations on Campus Director.

  • You have the option to choose to attend this day in person or virtually.

    • If there is a change in circumstance and you need/want to adjust your choice either to in-person or to virtual, please email McKenzie Sauer at mckenzie-sauer@uiowa.edu

    • The locations of the events will be posted in the Message of the Day with addresses.

  • Chapters will hold 2 separate sessions and can invite who they wish to invite to their preference night.

    • If you did not receive an invitation, you have unfortunately been released from the recruitment process. It is possible to also only receive one invitation.

  • You will be able to choose up to 2 chapters to attend, but you can only attend 1 preference night session per chapter. In other words, you may not stay at one chapter from 5-9. You also may not attend any chapters who did not invite you or that you did not accept an invite from.

    • Session 1: 5:00 - 6:45 PM

    • Session 2: 7:15 - 9:00 PM

  • You must accept your preference night invitations no later than 2 PM.

  • You will have a 30 minute travel break in between sessions, so plan accordingly.

  • After preference night: Chapters will begin extend bids to you via Campus Director beginning at 10 AM Tuesday. Take this time for you to reflect on your options and make the best choice for a chapter that fits the experience you want.

 

 

Day 4: Monday, February 28, No Contact Day

  • This day is a No Contact Day. IFC Members should not be contacting you and you should not be contacting them.

  • If you are contacted, please let Ryan and McKenzie know.

  • If you have any questions, please email Ryan and McKenzie.

 

 

Day 5 (BID DAY): Tuesday, March 1, 6PM (IMU Ballroom)

  • Bids will have been sent out by 10 AM this day.

    • It is possible to not receive a bid. If this is the case, you have unfortunately not been selected to join a fraternity at this time.

    • It is also possible to receive more than one bid. But you may only choose one for membership.

  • You will view and accept your bid on Campus Director. Make sure you are choosing the correct chapter before you press accept!

  • Bid day will be held in the IMU ballroom. Please be there no later than 5:50 PM