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Fraternity and Sorority Life

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How to Join

Fraternities and sororities at USC are led by four councils, all of which obtain new members through a variety of recruitment events that begin early fall semester, and continue for many chapters throughout the year.

Are you ready to join?

It's important to understand the costs, time commitment and other responsibilities associated with joining a fraternity or sorority.

Benefits and Responsibilities »



For more information about the recruitment processes and all of our chapters, check out the Guide to Fraternities and Sororities [pdf].

Fraternity (IFC) Recruitment

Fraternity recruitment provides an opportunity for men to explore the variety of fraternities at USC. Students must register for formal recruitment prior to the start of recruitment in the fall or spring. 

Dates and Details for Spring 2019 Fraternity Recruitment »

Panhellenic (CPA) Sorority Recruitment

Registration for formal sorority recruitment in Aug. 2019 will open May 1.
The Panhellenic chapters at South Carolina participate in formal sorority recruitment prior to the start of the fall semester. In addition, some chapters continue to hold informal recruitment events throughout the year.

Dates and Details for Spring 2019 Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment »

National Pan-Hellenic Council and Multicultural Greek Council Membership Intake

Membership intake is the process by which our NPHC (National Pan-Hellenic Council) and our MGC (Multicultural Greek Council) select, educate and initiate new members.

Dates and Details for Spring 2019 Membership Intake »