Recruitment is the process by which active chapter members meet potential new members who are commonly reffered as PNMs. PNMs have the opportunity to learn more about the chapters, their philanthropies and what Greek life entails.
Recruitment is held at the beginning of each Fall and Spring semester. Fall Recruitment is very formal, organized entirely by the Panhellenic Council in which twelve member chapters and one associate member chapter participate. Through a mutual-selection process, potential new members (PNMs) have the opportunity to meet active chapter women and visit all thirteen chapter houses. As the week progresses, both PNMs and chapters will narrow their choices. At the end of the week, bids to chapters are extended.
On the other hand, Spring Recruitment is very informal. Only certain chapters are eligible to participate and each chapter organizes their Spring recruitment events independently.