Information Sessions

The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) staff hosts several Go Cats! Go Greek! information sessions throughout Welcome Week, in addition to Family Weekend. Stop by to learn about Northwestern’s Greek community from our dedicated and enthusiastic staff. Please see your new student Welcome Week schedule for times and locations.

Recruitment Kickoff

Whether you’re interested in joining a sorority or just want to learn more about the sorority experience, Recruitment Kickoff is the perfect opportunity to learn more about becoming involved. Kickoff is an informal event hosted by the Panhellenic Association where Potential New Members (PNMs) can have some frequently asked questions answered, interact with women in the sorority community and hear about their experiences. This also marks the first day that women can register to participate in Formal Recruitment.

Recruitment Preview

Each October, Potential New Members get a sneak peak of the Northwestern Panhellenic sorority experience and Formal Recruitment during Recruitment Preview. Women have the opportunity to visit each of our Panhellenic chapter houses, see a brief presentation about their values and converse with active members. To attend Recruitment Preview, you must be registered for Formal Recruitment at


At Northwestern University, the Panhellenic Association holds deferred Formal Recruitment each year during the first week of winter quarter. Potential New Members have the opportunity to visit all twelve Panhellenic chapters during the Recruitment process.

Registration for 2018 Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment at

Prior to Formal Recruitment in January, the Panhellenic Association provides several opportunities for women to learn more about the Northwestern Greek Community and the Recruitment process.

If you are interested in Continuous Open Bidding (COB) for the Spring, please reach out to

Recruitment Handbook

For all of the information you need for formal recruitment, check out the Recruitment Handbook!