How do I register for recruitment?
-By going through the SFL website. Click here
What are chapter walks?
-An opportunity for first-year students to check out different fraternity houses and the chance to talk to members
What are the requirements to join a fraternity?
-At least 12 credit hours completed at the university level at Ohio State and at least a 2.5 GPA earned. Transfer students are eligible as well with 12 credit hours completed.
Is alcohol allowed at recruitment events?
-No, absolutely no exceptions.
How much does it cost to join a fraternity?
-Depends on the fraternity. Contact a member of the fraternity to learn more.
What is some of the terminology used?
- Interfraternity Council (IFC) – The representative body of all men’s fraternities.
- North American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) – The international organization composed of more than 70 men’s fraternities.
- Bid – A formal invitation to join an organization.
- Recruitment – An organized activity to meet potential members.
- Potential New Member – A man who is going through the recruitment process.
- Initiation – A formal ceremony during which a man or woman begins full membership in an organization
- Legacy – A potential new member whose grandparents, parents, or siblings are members of a particular organization