Fall Recruitment Meet and Greet
Fall 2020 IFC Fraternity Recruitment Will Open Shortly!
Online registration for IFC Recruitment for Fall 2020 recruitment will open shortly. Please note that we are not currently accepting payments for IFC Recruitment at this time. Registrants will be contacted at a later date in order to process and accept payments.
Click here to access the Fall 2020 IFC Fraternity Recruitment registration page.
What is Recruitment or "Rush"?
Recruitment, or "rush," is the term used for the period of requirement of new members for fraternities. Formal Fall recruitment consists of three structured days that include an orientation meeting and mandatory visitation of each chapter house to meet members and learn more about fraternity life. After visiting each chapter, potential new members are free to visit any of the chapters for the next two days. For information about fraternity life and how to join a fraternity, check out the 2019 Fraternity Way, IFC's annual recruitment publication. You also will be able to join us during orientation to learn more about IFC fraternities and how to join.
Where Will I Live During Recruitment?
Potential New Members who are living in UGA residence halls will be permitted to move in on Friday, August 9th. In order to reduce vehicular traffic and move-in lines, student arrival times will be staggered. Having an arrival time on Friday, August 9th will allow you to attend all orientation activities for recruitment. Specific arrival procedures will be communicated by University Housing beginning in June. Please visit the housing website for more information: http://housing.uga.edu . Please note that the Greek Life Office is not in control of the housing schedule.
What rules govern the recruitment process ?
The IFC has established rules to ensure that recruitment is a fun, rewarding, and fair system for each potential new member and fraternity. Click here to download the Recruitment Rules.
Frequently Asked Questions
Click here to view the answers to some frequently asked questions about the IFC recruitment process.
The recruitment process is committed to providing access and accommodations for all people with disabilities. If you need accommodations, please call Mason Black at (706) 542-4612 for specific requests.
Fall 2020 Fraternity Recruitment Dates
Saturday, August 15, 2020
4:00pm-4:30pm Parent Orientation: Student has not accepted a bid and will be participating in formal recruitment – Tate Theater
4:30pm-5:00pm Parent Orientation: Student has accepted a bid and will not be participating in formal recruitment – Tate Theater
Sunday, August 16, 2020
4:00pm Mandatory Bid Card Signing for those men that have already accepted a bid and joined a fraternity – Tate Theater
7:00pm-7:30pm Mandatory Orientation for those men that have not accepted a bid and will be participating in formal recruitment – Tate Theater
7:30pm-8:30pm Mandatory IFC Fraternity Chapter Meet and Greet – Tate Plaza
Monday, August 17, 2020
12:00pm-1:15pm Potential members lunch and meet for house tour instructions – Tate Theater
1:30pm-4:00pm Chapter Houses Open for Tours – Buses departing from Tate Bus Stop
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
12:00pm-2:00pm Lunch and formal recruitment follow-up for potential new members that have NOT accepted a bid --Tate Student Center Reception Hall
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Unstructured Recruitment Events must conclude by 8:00pm
Thursday, August 20, 2020
First day of class – No Unstructured Recruitment Events may take place
Friday, August 21, 2020
Unstructured Recruitment Events may resume at 5:00pm
Saturday, August 22, 2020
Unstructured Recruitment Events
Sunday, August 23, 2020
4:00pm - Bid Card Signing – Tate Theater
*All potential new members who intend to join a fraternity in Fall 2019 who did not yet sign an official IFC Bid Card at the August 16th bid card signing must do so at this time.
153 Tate Student Center
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
Assistant Director and IFC Advisor