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We are thrilled that you are interested in learning more about joining a fraternity or sorority. We have 58 different fraternities and sororities, and there are a few different ways to join them. To join our fraternity and sorority interest list, complete this form!

Fall 2024 FSL Events

All students are welcome to attend these events to learn more about our organizations and how to join them. We encourage you to mark the date on your calendar to join us! 

FSL Showcase - Wednesday, August 28, 2024 from 5:00-7:00 PM, Commonwealth Ballroom, Squires 

Our premier informational event is held at the Commonwealth Ballroom in Squires Student Center. It features tables from each of our organizations and is a chance to meet current members and learn about their values, activities, and how to join them. 

Information Sessions

Each Council or chapter will have information sessions. These are important and often a mandatory step to join one of the organizations. Learn how to register for recruitment, how to join an organization, and answer any questions you may have. 

  • Interfraternity Council
    • Tuesday, September 3rd, Location TBD - 4:30 pm
    • Thursday, September 5th, Location TBD - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday, September 11th, Location TBD - 3:00 pm & 4:30 pm
    • Friday, September 13th, Location TBD - 3:00 pm & 4:30 pm
    • Sunday, September 15th, Location TBD - 3:00 pm & 4:30 pm
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council
    • Tuesday, September 3rd, GLC Multipurpose Room - 6:30 pm
  • Panhellenic Council
    • Tuesday, September 10th, TBD
    • Wednesday, September 25th, TBD
    • Monday, October 7th, TBD
    • Tuesday, October 15th, TBD
    • Wednesday, October 30th, TBD
    • Thursday, November 14th, TBD
    • Tuesday, November 19th, TBD

Recruitment and Intake Information by Council

Recruitment looks a little different depending on which council you are interested in joining. If you have questions about any of these processes or aren't sure where to start, no worries! You can email us at and we're glad to help get you connected!

Interfraternity Council (IFC)- First-year students can join IFC Fraternities as early as the Fall semester of their first year. IFC has formal and informal recruitment in both the Fall and Spring semesters, so there are lots of opportunities for you to find your fraternity home throughout your time at Virginia Tech. Before recruitment, all interested students need to plan to attend a mandatory IFC Information session where we will introduce you to our fraternities, share information about what to expect, review the Commitment to a Hazing-Free Experience, and answer any questions you have. To learn more information about IFC Recruitment and the mandatory sessions, please visit the IFC Recruitment Hub.

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)- Interested in joining one of our NPHC fraternities or sororities? Each chapter handles their own Membership Intake, but we'll share some advice on how to get connected! We encourage you to follow @vt_nphc on social media and attend any (or ALL) NPHC Council events! We'll also be hanging out in the Black Cultural Center each week- don't be afraid to come kick it with us. Additionally, each of our chapters will post events and information sessions on their social media accounts, so you'll want to follow those, too, and we strongly recommend that you attend all of their events!

NPHC Fraternities:                                   NPHC Sororities:

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.            Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.              Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.             Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

Panhellenic Council (PHC)- Panhellenic Formal Recruitment is the primary method by which new members join our Panhellenic sororities, and that takes place in January each year. For first-year students, this is the first opportunity that students have to join a Panhellenic sorority. Registration for Formal Recruitment begins early in the fall semester, and the 2025 Formal Recruitment will take place from January 12-19, 2025 before classes begin. 

Returning students and transfer students who have completed 12 or more college credits (after high school graduation) are eligible to participate in informal recruitment or COB as early as the Fall semester. Not every chapter is eligible for COB, but this is a great way to join a Panhellenic sorority in a less structured process. Each chapter that is eligible will host COB events and they will typically advertise those on their social media accounts.

United Council of Fraternities and Sororities (UCFS)- Each chapter within UCFS conducts their own recruitment and intake processes, so we encourage you to get to know these chapters and check out their social media accounts for the most accurate recruitment or intake information.

UCFS Fraternities:

Iota Nu Delta Fraternity, Inc.

Lambda Phi Epsilon International Fraternity, Inc.                

La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Inc.                                                    

UCFS Sororities:

alpha Kappa Delta Phi International Sorority, Inc.

Alpha Omega Epsilon

Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc.

Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc.

Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc.