IFC Recruitment 2016

IFC Fraternity Recruitment will be held October 9-16, 2016.

 

Registration will open online in the afternoon on June 1, 2016.

 

 Please read through the following information to begin the registration process. 

 

Academic Requirements

Academic performance is a standard within the fraternity/sorority community, therefore the Interfraternity Council (IFC), which encompasses all IFC fraternities at the University of Mississippi, has set the grade point average to participate in Formal Recruitment and be eligible to receive a membership invitation through Formal Recruitment or open bidding.  

 

Individuals who wish to participate in IFC Formal Recruitment and be eligible to receive a membership invitation through Formal Recruitment or open bidding must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.60.  

 

First year students or students with less than 12 college credit hours will use their final cumulative high school grade point average as reported by their high school.  Students with more than 12 college credit hours will use their college cumulative grade point average as reported by their academic institution. 

 

Individual fraternities may have a higher grade point average requirement for a membership invitation as set forth by their local chapter Bylaws or inter/national organization.

 

As part of the University application process, students are to send in their final transcripts to the Office of Admissions immediately after graduation/course completion. The student should work with their guidance counselor/advisor at their high school or academic institution to ensure a cumulative grade point average on a 4.00 scale is listed on their transcript. No transcripts should be mailed to the individual fraternities or Office of the Dean of Students. 

 

The grade point average listed on the transcript as reported by the high school or academic institution is used for formal recruitment and made available to approved individuals within Fraternity & Sorority Life and individual fraternities 

 

Campus Clarity

 

At the University of Mississippi, first year students (i.e. Freshmen, Transfer, etc.) must complete the Campus Clarity Think About It (freshmen students) or Adult Learner (transfer students) course.

 

Students participating in Formal Recruitment must complete their respective course by August 22, 2016, the deadline established by the Office of Health Promotions.

 

Students who do not complete their respective course before Round 1 of Formal Recruitment may not participate in Formal Recruitment.

 

To learn more about the Campus Clarity programs, including how to receive access to the course or timing of each part, visit the Office of Health Promotions (http://healthpromotion.olemiss.edu/campus-clarity/).

 

FERPA and Information Release Disclaimer

By electronically submitting this application, I understand that I am granting permission to the Fraternity & Sorority Life at The University of Mississippi to release information concerning my grades, disciplinary records, and other education records to the relevant chapter officials of the IFC or Panhellenic Councils’ member chapters. This action, though, does not require me to join a Greek organization, nor does it obligate any Greek organization to offer me membership. Before, during, or after the recruitment process, I hereby grant permission to the Fraternity & Sorority Life to release my semester and cumulative grades and disciplinary records to the relevant officials for as long as I am associated with the Greek community. This agreement supersedes all prior disclaimers.

 

Hazing Policy

The University of Mississippi prohibits hazing in any form. According to the educational website, StopHazing.org, hazing “refers to any activity expected of someone joining a group (or to maintain full status in the group) that humiliates, degrades, or risks emotional and/or physical harm, regardless of the person’s willingness to participate.” According to the National Fraternity Executive’s Association and Fraternity Insurance Purchasing Group, hazing is defined as:

 

“…any action taken or situation created, intentionally, whether on or off fraternity premises, to produce mental or physical discomfort, embarrassment, harassment, or ridicule. Such activities may include but are not limited to the following: use of alcohol; paddling in any form; creation of excessive fatigue; physical and psychological shock; quests, treasure hunts, scavenger hunts, road trips, or any other such activities carried on outside the confines of the house; publicly wearing apparel that is conspicuous and not normally in good taste; engaging in public stunts and buffoonery; morally degrading or humiliating games and activities; and any other activities that are not consistent with fraternal law, ritual, or policy or the regulations and policies of the educational institution”.

 

Violations of the University’s hazing policy may result in disciplinary action against any involved students and organizations. In addition to the University judicial system, students and organizations who participate in or condone hazing may subject themselves to criminal prosecution and/or civil liability.

 

I understand that participation in, or knowledge of, hazing and taking no action to stop it is in effect giving approval to haze.  I understand my responsibility not to allow any members of an organization (active members, inactive members, alumni/ae, or affiliates from other institutions) to haze any member, active or associate. Failure to report such activity of which I become aware may cause personal referral to the Office of Conflict Resolution and Student Conduct.

 

Registration

Register online at: http://olemissifc.mycampusdirector2.com

 

You'll need your Ole Miss email address, Ole Miss student ID #, emergency contact information, resume, picture, legacy information (if applicable), and pay your registration fees for the registration form.

 

You'll create an account, so please save that information for future registration form changes. 

 

Priportiy Registration Closes: September 18, 2016 11:59pmCST

Cost:

$175 June 1 – July 31

$200 August 1 – August 31

$225 September 1 – October 9

* Students must be registered and paid before deadline to participate in IFC Fraternity Formal Recruitment.

** This fee is nonrefundable.