Joining

Are you ready to become a member of WPI’s vibrant community of fraternities and sororities? Joining is easy! Here, we’ll tell you everything you need to know.

Who Can Join?

Requirements

  • First year & transfer students must pass 2/3 of their A Term courses. Students taking the semester-long math course must have earned 2/3 credits, not including the semester long course, as no grade will have been earned in the course at the time of Formal Recruitment.
  • Upperclass students must have passed an average of 2/3 of their courses & must be in good standing academically.
  • Freshman are NOT allowed in fraternity houses at any time during A Term. Violation of this rule will lead to Recruitment ineligibility.

What’s Involved?

You’ll meet a lot of new people and participate in fun activities during new member recruitment where you will

  • Attend information sessions to learn about each fraternity and/or sorority
  • Take a tour of the fraternity or sorority houses, where you’ll meet members and learn more about the chapters
  • Sign your bid (or invitation to join) from the chapter you’ve chosen to join
  • Participate in a variety of new member education activities, such as meetings about chapter history, values, and songs

Fraternity Recruitment Events

Fraternity New Member Recruitment begins the first day of B Term and continues through December. If you have any questions regarding New Member Recruitment, e-mail IFC Recruitment Chairman, Elliott Wiegman, emwiegman@wpi.edu, or the Greek Advisor, Emily Perlow, eperlow@wpi.edu.

Fraternity Recruitment Events
November 3 IFC Showcase and Casino Night 2:00 p.m. and 7:00pm Odeum Come learn about the 13 fraternities on campus and win prizes in the process!
November 4 and 5 House Tours 6:00 p.m. Wedge House tours allow you to see the inside of all the fraternity houses, meet the members, and learn about each chapter. You will visit half of the houses each night.
December 6 Bid night 8:00 p.m. Odeum Sign your bid on this night.

Sorority Recruitment Events

Sorority New Member Recruitment begins the first day of B Term and ends in mid November. If you have any questions regarding Sorority Recruitment please contact the Panhellenic VP of Recruitment, Rachael Matty, rmatty28@wpi.edu, or the Greek Advisor, Emily Perlow, eperlow@wpi.edu .

Sorority Recruitment Events
Start of B-Term until November 2 Registration Campus Center and Morgan Dining Commons All Day
November 3 House Tours Wedge 12:30 p.m.
November 12 Recruitment Round 1 Wedge 6:00 p.m
November 15 Recruitment Round 2 Wedge 6:00 p.m
November 17 Recruitment Round 3 Wedge 1:30 p.m
November 20 Preference Parties - a formal event that gives you one last chance to spend time with the sisters before you make your final decision Wedge 5:30 p.m
November 22 Bid Day Odeum 6:00 p.m