How to Join
Fraternity & Sorority Life
Per the 2014-2015 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 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 take place Sunday, August 16 - Friday, August 21, 2015.
Registration for Fall 2015 recruitment will go live on May 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 Panhellenic Association Sorority
Sororities in our Panhellenic Association will participate in Fall 2015 formal recruitment Wednesday, August 12 - Sunday, August 16, 2015. Registration for formal recruitment will open on May 1, 2015.
The early registration fee will run May 1 - August 1, 2015.
All registration will close on Friday, August 7, 2015 at 5:00pm EST.
Women participating in recruitment will be permitted to move into their residence hall on August 12 from 8am - 12noon.
The registration link for Fall 2015 formal recruitment will not be available until May 1, 2015. More information about recruitment will also be posted on the Panhellenic Association website at that time.
* Informal recruitment varies per semester, per chapter
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.