Being a part of a Greek-lettered organization is a once in a lifetime experience. You will make friends for a lifetime, and have a family atmosphere away from home. Becoming a part of Eastern's Fraternity/Sorority community will provide you with many leadership opportunities, along with many scholarships and community service opportunities. Fraternity/Sorority Life is one of the best ways to get involved both within the university and within the community.
The first step to becoming a member of a fraternity or sorority is to participate in the Recruitment process. Through this process, you will discover what Fraternity/Sorority Life has to offer, make new friends, and become acquainted with the Eastern Illinois University community. Each council sets an expectation of membership to begin at the2.50 grade point average level. You may need to speak to the respective council's Vice President of Recruitment or chapter(s) you are interested in regarding further membership expectations.
Spring 2017 Recruitment
Panhellenic Council (PHC) Sorority Recruitment for Spring 2017 will take place mid-January 2017. Click here to learn more about Spring 2017 Recruitment and to stay in the loop!
Fall 2017 Recruitment
Panhellenic Council (PHC) Sorority Formal Recruitment for Fall 2017 will take place September 5th-11th. Click here to learn more about Formal Recruitment and to register for Recruitment 2017!
Fall 2016 Recruitment
Each fraternity hosts individual open house and recruitment events all year long! Please look for flyers around campus and advertisements in the Daily Eastern News. You can find the contact information for each chapter by clicking here.
Each organization with the National Pan-Hellenic Council holds Intake according to nationally-defined processes. A minimum collegiate GPA is required, along with a record of involvement on campus. Look for information sessions scheduled as a part of each chapter's process. Generally, each chapter will hold Intake just once per year.
As a new colony organization to Eastern Illinois University, Alpha Psi Lambda has begun the exciting new journey in having new members become affiliated with their organization. If you are interested in learning more about Alpha Psi Lambda or their Intake process, please contact their Recruitment Chair, Adam Sandoval.