WCU operates under a deferred recruitment policy. Students are eligible to join a
fraternity or sorority with the following requirements: 1. Be enrolled as a current
student at WCU; 2. Earn twelve WCU Credit Hours with a 2.50 cumulative GPA; 3.
Register for Recruitment and/or attend an interest meeting.
First semester transfer students who have been out of high school for a full semester
are eligible to join the Greek community if they have at least 24 transfer credit
hours with a 2.50 cumulative GPA.
In addition to encouraging membership recruitment throughout the entire academic year,
the Interfraternity Council organizes formal recruitment programs at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters.
These week-long programs allow interested men to meet and learn more about each fraternity
at WCU. In addition to the organized recruitment week programs, IFC hosts information
sessions and events throughout the academic year to assist chapters and potential
new members meet and learn more about membership in a national fraternity. For more
specific information about future recruitment dates and events organized by the IFC,
email the President of IFC.
National Pan-Hellenic Council fraternities and sororities take new members through
a process called Membership Intake. This process is organized by each recognized
chapter individually and includes the selection of candidates and the education about
the national organization. The process concludes with initiation and full active membership. NPHC
hosts NPHC Ediquette each semester to help interested students learn more about each national chapter,
meet the active members, and ask questions regarding the intake process. For more
specific information about future events organized by the NPHC, email the President.
The College Panhellenic Council hosts primary sorority recruitment for the five National
Panhellenic Conference sororities at WCU each spring semester. The primary recruitment
process is a mutually selective process whereby potential new members and chapters
look to find their best fit during each round of the formal recruitment programs.
Primary Recruitment 2021 will be held in January. Registration is now OPEN.
Full details about the recruitment process can be found in several locations. Information
sessions are scheduled throughout the academic year that cover general information
about fraternity and sorority life, the College Panhellenic recruitment process, and
how to register.
Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc. takes new members through
a process called Membership Intake. This process is organized by the chapter individually
and includes the selection of candidates and the education about the national organization.
The process concludes with initiation and full active membership. The chapter hosts
an open house and various informational events each semester to help interested students
learn more about their organization, meet the active members of the chapter, and ask
questions regarding the intake process. For more specific information about future
events organized by Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc., contact