Recruitment and Intake

Students have the opportunity to seek membership in over 30 organizations. Learn how to join a fraternity or sorority at Western Michigan University by attending programs during Summer Orientation, Fall Welcome Week, or Bronco Bash. You can also find more information on seeking membership below.  

For any questions, please contact Eva Hughes, Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life (ose-greekga@wmich.edu).  

Multicultural Greek council (mgc)

The Multicultural Greek Council consists of fraternities and sororities. Each organization has its own specific requirements and varied timelines for aspirants to become candidates for membership. All candidates must be full-time students at Western Michigan University during the semester seeking membership. Organizations will host informational meetings where anyone can attend to learn more about the history, membership requirements, and current membership.

College Panhellenic Council

Primary recruitment is a mutual selection process in which sororities that are affiliated with the National Panhellenic Conference at Western Michigan University and potential members select one another for lifetime membership. Potential members' rights and responsibilities will be explained at the during Recruitment Orientation, the first event of Primary Recruitment

 

Participating Chapters 

Any student wishing to participate in Panhellenic sorority recruitment must be a regularly enrolled, full-time student at Western Michigan University for the fall semester in which she is looking to join. Please note that every chapter has its own minimum GPA requirement for new members of at least 2.5 cumulative GPA. 

A non-refundable fee of $27.00 must be paid in full by noon by the first day of Primary Recruitment. 

National pan-hellenic council (NPHC)

The National Pan-Hellenic Council consists of fraternities and sororities. Each organization has its own specific requirements and varied timelines for aspirants to become candidates fro membership. All candidates must be full-time students at Western Michigan University during the semester seeking membership. Organizations will host informational meetings where anyone can attend to learn more about the history, membership requirements, and current membership. The National Pan-Hellenic Council typically hosts a Greek 101 event for any student to engage with a panel that consists of at least 1-2 members from each active organization.

Interfraternity Council (ifc)

The Interfraternity Council consists of 11 fraternities. While the fraternities within IFC recruit on campus all year round, they host a structured recruitment process every fall semester. 

Any student looking to join a fraternity within the IFC must meet the following GPA requirements: 

A minimum high schools cumulative GPA of 2.3 for first semester freshmen OR A minimum college cumulative GPA of 2.5. 

The structured recruitment process is scheduled each fall, typically in September. To learn more about the IFC Formal recruitment process, please visit http://www.ifcwmu.org/recruitment.html