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Recruitment Overview

Panhellenic Recruitment Banner - State Greek

We have two opportunities for women to join one of our 13 National Panhellenic Conference sororities at Oklahoma State University. Fall Recruitment takes place one week prior to the first week of school, and all 13 chapters participate. The in person dates for 2021 are August 10 to 14Continuous Open Bidding is an informal recruitment process that begins on the last day of Fall Recruitment and concludes with first day of Pre-Finals Week in the Spring. Not every chapter participates in Continuous Open Bidding. Please click on the links to the left to learn more about each of these processes. 

Formal Recruitment 

Formal Recruitment 2021

Our community will be conducting a Hybrid Model Recruitment process with some aspects being virtual and some being in person. The complete plan will be uploaded soon!

When will formal recruitment be?

Formal Recruitment consists of 4 rounds. The first round will be completely virtual and will take place the week prior to the in person rounds of recruitment. Potential New Members will watch the open house chapter videos via Zoom on Wednesday, August 4, 2021. More information will be sent to the email that was used to register for Formal Recruitment at a later date. The in person rounds of recruitment will occur on Tuesday August 10th - Friday August 13th and Bid Day will be Saturday August 14th. 

Dates are subject to change should the need arise.

When will I move in if I am living on campus?

If you are living on campus in the fall of 2021, you will move into your residence hall assignment on either Sunday August 8th or Monday August 9th. Your move in date will be given to you by the Office of Housing and Residential Life. 

Registration for COB Fall 2021 is OPEN.

 
What is COB?

Continuous Open Bidding or COB is a way for sororities to extend bids during the school year should spaces become available. It's very casual and unstructured and, since not every sorority participates, it's not easy to tell which sororities will participate in a given semester. It doesn't operate on a schedule, so some sororities will complete their COB process before another begins it. COB is a great way to join a Panhellenic sorority if you are interested!

 
Recruitment Resources:

2021 Panhellenic Booklet

Formal Recruitment Introduction Video

This year, Potential New Members will upload a video to introduce themselves to Panhellenic chapters. This is required and should be viewed as another opportunity to introduce yourself to chapters. When you create a video, please first state your full name, hometown, and major. You will then move into answering two to three of the questions provided below. You may choose any two questions below, and if you still have more time feel free to answer a third. Please keep this video to one minute and thirty seconds. This video should be recorded on your phone with a plain background behind you, and uploaded to your registration application. PNM videos will be due by July 26, 2021 at 11:59 AM. PNM's who have already submitted their recruitment registration application can log into their portal and edit their registration information to submit their videos. Below are the six questions you may choose from:

  • Briefly explain what you are looking for in a sisterhood.
  • Tell us about something you are proud of.
  • What do you hope to gain from your next four years of college?
  • What does it mean to you to be apart of a Greek organization?
  • What is your favorite quality about yourself?
  • Tell us about something you are passionate about.
 
2021 Approved Vendor List