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Fraternity & Sorority Life

Per the 2015 - 2016 UTC Student Handbook, students interested in joining a fraternity or sorority affiliated with the university must have a minimum of a 2.5 cumulative High School GPA if they are an incoming freshman or a 2.5 cumulative college or transfer GPA if they are an returning or transferring student from another institution.   If you have any questions about the recruitment or membership intake process, please contact the Dean of Students Office at 423-425-2321. 


To Join a Panhellenic Association Sorority

Sororities in our Panhellenic Association will participate in Fall 2015 formal recruitment Wednesday, August 12 - Sunday, August 16, 2015. 

The early registration fee ($85) will run from May 14 at 8:00 PM EST to July 31, 2015 at 11:59 PM EST
The regular registration fee ($110) will close on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 12:00pm EST.
*No one will be permitted to register past the regular registration fee deadline
*ALL Payment must be received by Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 12:00PM EST.

To register for recruitment, view the schedule and get more information, please visit

Students who are registered and meet academic and conduct eligibility requirements will be permitted to move into their assigned campus residence hall on Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 between 8:00am and 12:00pm. Potential new member check-in and “Recruitment 101” will begin at 5:00pm in the University Center on Wednesday, August 12th.

* Informal recruitment varies per semester, per chapter


To Join an Interfraternity Council Fraternity

Fraternities in our Interfraternity Council participate in recruitment weeks at the beginning of each semester. However, all organizations operate on a 24/7/365 policy, so a gentleman can receive a bid during a non-recruitment week. For more information about our chapters, visit the Chapter Listing.

Fall 2015 recruitment will begin on Saturday, August 22, 2015.

Registration for Fall 2015 recruitment will go live on June 1, 2015. Registration will close on Sunday, August 16, 2015. More information about recruitment will also be posted on the Interfraternity Council website at that time.


To Join a National Pan-Hellenic Sorority or Fraternity

Membership Intake for NPHC organizations vary from semester-to-semester and typically requires the successful completion of some university-academic credit.  

An intake welcome week for those interested in joining a NPHC organization will be held from September 8 - 11, 2015.