How to Join

Interested in Joining a Fraternity or Sorority at UM?

The University of Miami Greek Community offers many opportunities for leadership, community service, scholarship, friendship, and lifelong membership. You are encouraged to explore what Greek Life can offer you! The four governing councils are made up of different fraternities and sororities, each with different recruitment schedules.

All students interested in joining a fraternity or sorority must meet the following criteria for eligibility:

  • Must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours of college-level coursework while physically participating in classes on a single campus or university. AP credit, dual enrollment high school programs, and online courses do not meet requirement. 
  • Must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum 12 credit hours as an undergraduate.

For more information please contact: greeklife@miami.edu

Greek Life 101 Sessions at Cane Kick-off Orientation

Experience UM will host two Greek Life 101 sessions where you can learn more about joining one of our organizations. Sessions will be held on

Friday, August 17, 2018 @ 2:00PM

Sunday, August 19, 2018 @ 10:00AM

You may also visit with each of our council's that will be tabling at Canefest!

Panhellenic Association Spring (Primary) Recruitment

Women interested in joining one of the six Panhellenic Association sororities should follow the Panhellenic Association’s Website for updates on how to register and prepare for recruitment. All recruitment questions may be directed at UMiamiPanhellenicRecruitment@gmail.com for more information.

Spring 2019 Recruitment dates: January 8 - 13, 2019

Bid Day: Saturday, January 13, 2019

Interfraternity Council Recruitment

IFC Recruitment BBQ dates

Fall 2018: Monday, August 20, 2018. 5:00PM, Foote Green

Spring 2019: Sunday, January 13, 2019. 4:00PM, Intramural Fields

IFC Bid Day

Fall 2018: Friday, August 31  Spring 2019: Friday, January 25

For more information visit the Interfraternity Council on their Facebook page.

National Pan-Hellenic Council and Multicultural Greek Council Recruitment

All organizations in both these councils have an equally unique collection of recruitment processes. While some organizations have formal recruitment, other organizations create interest through interest meetings, informational sessions or word-of-mouth. More specific information such as frequency, nature and length for New Member Education/Intake period may be different for each individual organization.