Primary Recruitment Info

Welcome to USD Panhellenic Recruitment!

Panhellenic Primary Recruitment 

Primary Recruitment 2019 will be held January 21-26, 2019.  Every January, sororities participate in NPC Primary Recruitment. There are seven Panhellenic chapters and two multicultural chapters. Potential New Members, women participating in Primary Recruitment, are able to meet Sorority women, engage in conversations, and learn more about what Sorority life is like firsthand. Recruitment lasts a week and is a rewarding experience and the start to lifelong friendships. We look forward to having you join our community!

If you have any questions please contact, Vice President of Recruitment Programming, Claudia Vlasimsky at

Culturally-Based Sorority Recruitment

Here at USD, we have two culturally based organizations-Alpha Pi Sigma Sorority, Inc (APS) and Sigma Theta Psi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. Both Alpha Pi Sigma and Sigma Theta Psi will be holding recruitment events February, 2019. To learn more about these wonderful organizations, reach out to them directly at and  

Panhellenic Informal Recruitment Information

At University of San Diego, Informal Recruitment or Continuous Open Bidding (COB) is on opportunity for chapters to who have the space to recruit women outside of the formal recuritment process. The informal recrutiment is a less formal process than Spring Primary Recruitment, typically not all chapters participate in informal recruitment

2019 Panhellenic Primary Recruitment Information

Step 1: Register for Sorority Recruitment!

USD Panhellenic Primary Recruitment Registration

Step 2: Register for Housing during Recruitment!

Please visit the Residential Life Housing page to register for recruitment. 

Housing Registration/Residential Life Housing Information

For any questions regarding formal recruitment details please contact Vice President of Recruitment Programming, Claudia Vlasimsky at


Recruitment Requirements

  1. To participate in formal recruitment, students must complete the registration form, have completed 12 units at USD or 24 transfer units, must have at least a 2.70 GPA or higher.

  2. Complete the New Student Wellness Course:

    • Any new first-year and transfer students enrolled after Spring 2018 need to complete AlcoholEdu & Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates prior to start of recruitment week. 
    • Any new first-year and transfer students enrolled at USD before Fall 2018, is required that you have completed and passed the My Student Body Essentials Course. If you did not complete this in the past, please contact the Center for Health and Wellness Promotion at for access to the newly updated wellness courses that you will be required to complete.
  3. There will be no exceptions made for units completed or GPA. Any GPA concerns must be addressed to Kristen Reynolds at before 11:59:59pm on December 30, 2018.

Potential New Member Recruitment Booklet

 View USD's 2018 Recruitment booklet 

Recruitment Rules:

The following rules have been composed of NPC Unanimous Agreements, NPC Policies and recommendations for recruitment, ideas and previous rules discussed by the 2016-2017 Recruitment Chair women of the USD sororities. These rules were passed by a majority vote during the Spring Recruitment Meetings and ratified by vote of the Panhellenic Council. All chapters and their alumnae are expected to know, understand, and follow all of the recruitment rules. There is an overall expectation of maturity, respect, and Panhellenic friendship for all sorority members, throughout the year, and especially during formal recruitment.

2018-2019 Recruitment Rules voted and approved on October 30, 2018.


Updated 12/3/18