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General Recruitment Information

IUP has a deferred recruitment system, which means that students may participate in the recruitment process only when they meet the following criteria:

  • They are enrolled as full-time undergraduate students.
  • They earn and maintain a minimum 2.25 cumulative grade-point average.
  • They have successfully earned a minimum of 12 credit hours at IUP or transferred to IUP with a minimum of 12 credit hours from another college or university. Credits accumulated during high school do not count towards this minimum.

Deferred Recruitment Policy

Interfraternity Council Recruitment Dates

Spring recruitment is open to students meeting the deferred recruitment criteria.

Spring 2014 recruitment will begin on Monday, January 27, 2014.

Open recruitment events will be held Monday, January 27, 2014, through Sunday, February 2, 2014.

Closed (invitation only) recruitment events will be held Monday, February 3, 2014, through Saturday, February 8, 2014.

Fraternities will give out bids for membership on Sunday, February 9, 2014.

If you have any questions, please e-mail

Panhellenic Association Recruitment

Spring recruitment events for all women (including second semester, first-year students) kick off on January 26, 2014 in Eberly Auditorium at 7:00 p.m.  Watch for flyers around campus for more information. IUP's Panhellenic Association organizes this recruitment process. You can register online.

Panhellenic recruitment will last from January 26, 2014 until February 2, 2014.

If you have any questions, please e-mail

National Pan-Hellenic Council Intake

The National Pan-Hellenic Council does not organize a council-wide intake or recruitment event. Individual chapters are responsible for their intake. Look around campus for flyers about interest meetings for individual chapters.

If you have any questions, please e-mail

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