Information

Recruitment Fall 2022 Schedule:

September 7th-September 13th (All times listed in CST)

 

Prior to Recruitment:

  • It is highly encouraged you browse the official IFC Recruitment website. On this website you can find the following:

  • Chapters tab: Videos and information about each of our member chapters.

  • FAQ tab: Common questions and answers surrounding Recruitment.

  • IFC Executive tab: Contact information for any of the IFC Officers.

  • Information tab: Important dates and times, links, and other important information for you to be successful.

  • Feel free to also check out this website for more information.

  • 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.

 

PNM Orientation: Wednesday, September 07 at 6:00pm: MANDATORY

  • Informational 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!

  • We will be starting right at 6:00pm so be sure to be at the IMU by 5:45.

  • It is also required you stay for the entire time.

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

 

IFC Open House: Wednesday, September 7, 7:00-8:00 PM

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

  • You will then need to go to CampusDirector and click on the SignUp Genius Link.

  • 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.

 

Thursday, September 8, 6:00-9:00 PM (In Person, 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

    • 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

  • It is on you as a PNM to manage your time and make your way to all chapters you indicated you would visit. Make the most out of this—they will be expecting you!

  • After this day of recruitment, you will use Signup Genius again (link in the Message of the day) to pick the 6 chapters to meet on Friday. You will find this link by 10PM in the message of the day on CampusDirector.

    • The Signup Genius for Friday’s events will close Friday morning at 11 AM.

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

 

Friday, September 9, 4:00-7:00 PM (In Person, 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

    • 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

  • It is on you as a PNM to manage your time and make your way to all chapters you indicated you would visit. Make the most out of this—they will be expecting you!

  • After this day of recruitment, you will use Signup Genius again (link in the Message of the day) to pick the 4 chapters to meet on Sunday for House and Chapter Tours. You will find this link by 8PM in the Message of the Day on CampusDirector.

    • The Signup Genius for Sunday’s events will close Saturday morning at 11 AM.

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

  • 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.

 

Saturday September 10

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.

 

 

Sunday, September 11, 4:00-8:00 PM  (House Tours/Longer Event Day):

  • Events on this day will take place at different places on/around campus. 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.

    • You must attend the events you sign up for!

  • After Day 4, chapters will begin extending preference night invitations via Campus Director. You should receive these no later than 9 AM on Monday September 12th.

 

 

Monday,September 12, 5:00-9:00 PM (Location Varies)

  • 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.

 

Bid Day: Tuesday, September 13, 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

  • Roster Invitations:

    • Once you accept a bid, you will be sent a roster invitation to your email in the days following bid day.

    • This link does expire, so be sure to fill it out as soon as you receive it.