Men’s IFC recruitment is a dynamic system. With two forms of recruitment (formal and informal), IFC strives to provide an organized and effective way for a prospective member to become a member of an IFC fraternity at Mizzou. Specifically, IFC has strict policies pertaining to an alcohol-free formal and informal recruitment process. Finally, the intended outcomes of formal and informal recruitment are the same: to showcase the values and principles that each fraternal organization upholds. Each fraternity has its own core values and both recruitment processes provide an avenue for a prospective member to determine if an IFC fraternity is right for him.
Each potential new member (PNM) should register for recruitment. Registration is $50 for formal and informal recruitment. Once you register, your information will then be shared with IFC fraternities to contact you. In addition, please review the IFC Recruitment Guide and reach out to chapters who you are interested in.
Registration for IFC Formal Recruitment 2021 will be open from June 1–July 31.
IFC Formal Recruitment will take place Aug. 18–22, 2021. More detailed information to come.
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Updated as of May 24, 2021
Recruitment registration (informal & formal) is $50.
The formal recruitment process starts out with an expo that allows potential new members (PNMs) to meet representatives from all of our IFC fraternities. The rest of the process is through mutual selection where PNMs will select chapters that they are interested in and chapters will select PNMs that they determine are the best fit.
Yes. We work closely with the Honors College to ensure that you are able to attend events throughout the week. If you are in the Honors College or have additional scheduling conflicts during recruitment please email IFCRecruitment@missouri.edu.
Formal recruitment is run through IFC and allows potential new members (PNMs) to meet members from all 31 fraternities in the fall. Informal recruitment can happen at any time and requires the PNM to contact the fraternities directly about their individual recruitment processes. Fraternities often have informal recruitment events throughout the year.
A Rho Gamma (PΓ) is a recruitment/refinement guide. A PΓ’s role is to serve the IFC community via formal recruitment and membership education and development. The individuals selected for these positions will be trained in many aspects of what it means to be a fraternity man, as well as the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life and the university at large. The responsibilities of these positions will start in the spring semester and end towards the close of the fall semester, including the summer for formal recruitment.
If you have signed a housing and dining contract with MU Residential Life for the coming academic year, it is your responsibility to submit the housing policy exemption request if you are choosing to live in a fraternity chapter house. If your housing policy exemption request is approved by July 1, your $325 prepayment will be reimbursed. If you did not make the prepayment, a $325 cancellation fee will not be applied.
If you receive an approved housing policy exemption after July 1, you will be assessed the $325 cancellation fee. Contact Residential Life if you have additional questions.