Rounds


PNM Orientation

Date: Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Length: Begins 7pm
Outfit: Anything you are comfortable in, casual
What to expect: PNMs will return to campus to attend PNM orientation. During this time, PNMs will hear more about the recruitment process, hear from some of the individuals working behind the scenes from Panhellenic and Student Life and Learning about what joining a soriority at Indiana University means. PNMs will attend orientation with their Rho Gamma and the other women in their Rho Gamma's group.

Open Invite

Dates: Thursday, January 3 - Friday, January 4, 2019
Length: 30 minutes
Outfit: Long Panhellenic shirt, nicer jeans with no rips, and cute comfy shoes (like a boot or bootie)
What to expect: Women will have the opportunity to visit all 22 chapters over the course of three days. Expect lots of yelling and cheering. All chapters will be banging on the doors and chanting loudly. You will have very basic conversation - like name, major, hometown. At the conclusion of these two days the PNMs will rank their favorite 16 chapters.

Philanthropy Round

Dates: Saturday, January 5 - Sunday, January 6, 2019
Length: 45 minutes
Outfit: Cute nicer jeans, sweater or cute top, booties, something comfy, cute, and appropriate.
What to expect: During these days women will have the opportunity to return to chapters they were invited back to, at a maximum of 16 chapters. At the chapters, women will learn more about each chapters philanthropy, one of the most important aspects of sorority life. Video/discussion about philanthropy. Craft related to the philanthropy. Still pretty basic conversation. At the conclusion of these two days the PNMs will again rank their favorite 9 chapters.

Sisterhood Round

Dates: Friday, January 11 - Saturday, January 12, 2019
Length: 55 minutes
Outfit: Business causal theme. Cute pants, blouse, blazer. Flats or heels. Modest dresses, business skirt, NOT Kelley Business casual.
What to expect: On these days, women will have an opportunity to visit up to 9 of the 16 chapters they visited the previous weekend. Videos/presentation about chapter's sisterhood, some read letters or give speeches. A little more emotional/deeper conversation. At the conclustion of these days the PNMs will rank up to their two chapters.

Preference Round

Dates: Sunday, January 13, 2019
Length: 1 hour 15 minutes
Outfit: Dress time! A dress you'd wear to a wedding/in front of parents. Avoid tight, low-cut, and short. Heels.
What to expect: Women will have the opportunity to visit up to 3 of their chapters from Second Invite. Longer/deeper conversations. Some type of emotional ceremony or ritual. At the conclusion of this day they will rank their chapters in order of preference and sign an MRABA agreement.

Bid Night

Dates: Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Length: 7:30 - 8:30pm
Outfit: Anything you are comfortable in, casual
What to expect: Lots of screaming and excitement! If you receive a bid, you will be bused to the chapter location with the rest of your new Pledge Class.