Tips for Sorority Recruitment

The following are helpful hints:

Be Yourself

  • Be confident
  • Come to the events with your own thoughts and opinions
  • Talk about YOU

Ask Questions

  • The sisters want you to ask questions!
  • Make sure you have all the information that you need to make an informed decision.

Make Your Own Decisions

  • You are the only one who knows what is best for you!
  • Keep an open mind- all of our chapters are great
  • You will have friends in all of the other chapters. Be comfortable with that. It is one of the greatest things about Villanova‚Äôs Greek community!

Be on Time

  • The events will start on time
  • It will be uncomfortable for you to walk in during the middle of an event
  • You want to spend as much time as possible with the sisters


  • The week is very tiring. Be sure to get enough rest.
  • You are making many tough decisions, and you want to be alert and thinking clearly.


  • There will be plenty of food provided for you during the week
  • It is important to stay healthy so you don't miss any events

Be comfortable in your clothes

  • Look presentable but be comfortable!
  • It is a casual atmosphere
  • See recommendations below

Take Notes

  • Write down everything you remember about each event!
  • Take notes on what you liked about each chapter. These will be extremely helpful towards the end of the week.

Other Information

  • Residence Life will send information on how to register online to come back early.
  • Do well on finals. You need that 2.5 to go through recruitment!

Recruitment Attire Recommendations for Potential New Members:

Round 1- Open House/ Welcome Round

  • Very casual round!
  • Jeans and your PNM t-shirt are appropriate for this round
  • Flat shoes or boots (no high-heels)

Round 2- Sisterhood Round

  • Another relaxed round
  • Jeans, khakis or cords are appropriate
  • A casual top or sweater
  • Flat shoes or boots are strongly suggested

Round 3- Philanthropy Themed Round

  • A bit dressier
  • Khakis, nice pants, skirts or more casual dresses are appropriate
  • Flat shoes, boots, or heels are all appropriate

Round 4- Preference Round

  • Most formal round
  • Skirts, conservative dresses, or dressy pants are appropriate
  • You will participate in a part of one or two sororities ritual presentations and want to be respectful