Recruitment Information

Friendship is the cornerstone of fraternity and sorority life, but it does not end there. Greeks at UNK consistently have higher grade-point-averages than the all-campus GPA, while being represented in nearly every registered student organization on campus. Over $60,000 is raised each year for local and national charities, in addition to over 20,000+ hours of hands-on community service given by the Greek community.

Fraternity and sorority membership can offer a more well-rounded college experience. UNK's Greek community represents over 750 diverse men and women belonging to 14 different fraternities and sororities. Our Greek community provides opportunities for growth and excellence in academic, leadership, service learning, and social opportunities.

Above all, the Greek experience is tremendous for those students who choose to join – a fraternity or sorority will cultivate life-long friendships and excellent opportunities for personal growth. The tabs below have details and dates involving the recruitment process for fraternities and sororities on campus.

Fraternity Recruitment

Fraternities at UNK have over a 90 year track record of molding men into the leaders of tomorrow.

Sorority and fraternity members on Bid Day
Summer Recruitment:

Starting in early summer, chapter members will begin to initiate contact with men who have expressed interest on their university housing contract, recruitment registration, or through new student enrollment (NSE). Expressing interest in Fraternity and Sorority Life does not obligate you to join. Rather, it gives you the opportunity to make new friends and learn more about the fraternity chapters through attending recruitment events. Recruitment activities can include phone calls, hometown visits, barbeques, lake outings, athletic events, and countless other ways for college students to get to know one another. Such activities are designed to give both chapter members and potential members an opportunity to become acquainted as friends. The primary recruitment period for fraternities is May through September, though it is possible to join at any time.

If you are unable to come to Kearney and go through new student enrollment (NSE) during the summer of 2017, be sure to contact the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life at (308) 865-8057 if you have any questions. If you have interest in a particular fraternity, you may view their chapter’s contact information on the bottom of the Fraternity & Sorority Life webpage. Parents and men interested in fraternity life can sign-up for information here: 2017 IFC Interest Form.

Semi-Formal Recruitment

September 19-21,the Interfraternity Council will be hosting a semi-formal recruitment process for men who are interested in joining a fraternity or learning more about Fraternity and Sorority Life. The events will include an opportunity to view each of the chapters by attending various events throughout the week. On the final day fraternities will be offering bid cards to men who are a good fit for that chapter. There is no cost and no obligations to join. Please click the following link to sign-up: 2017 Semi-Formal Fraternity Recruitment

Sorority Recruitment

Formal Sorority Recruitment

An exciting week of cultivating friendships that will last a lifetime!


Sorority members on Bid DayFormal Sorority Recruitment week is held to provide potential new members (PNMs) an environment where you can feel comfortable learning about the Greek community at the University of Nebraska at Kearney and establish new friendships in the process.

Beginning on Sunday, August 12, 2018 incoming students, living in the residence halls, will move-in and by Friday, August 17th, potential new members will have their bid card! This is an opportunity to attend multiple events, engage with new people, learn about some of the amazing sorority women, explore the four chapter houses, and discover what it means to be a member of the Greek community at UNK. Sorority students on Bid dayThese events are fun and upbeat as well as informative and meaningful. Each potential new member will have an opportunity to visit the four various sororities on campus.

The four sororities affiliated with Panhellenic Council (NPC) stand and strive for similar ideals, however each chapter's personality and character are unique. Choosing a sorority is a very personal decision; the group of women you choose should compliment your personality, challenge you, and hold you accountable to grow to a higher standard and mature during your college experience. Above all, simply select a group of women that empower you to be yourself! To view the Chapter Academic Performance Spring 2016, click here.

Schedule of Events: Formal Sorority Recruitment 2018
August 12, 2018 to August 17, 2018.Sorority members hugging on Bid day

Sunday, August 12th

  • Freshmen Move-In

  • Parent & Student Orientation

Monday, August 13th

  • Potential New Member Activities with Panhellenic Counselor

  • Potential New Member Orientation

  • Chapter Introductions

Tuesday, August 14th

  • 1st Round  | Various Locations

Wednesday, August 15th

  • 2nd Round | Various Locations

Thursday, August 16th

  • Preferance Round | Various Locations

Friday, August 17th

  • Bid Day

For any questions regarding recruitment contact:

Alyson Matulka
Vice President of External Recruitment

Multicultural Greek Council Recruitment

The three chapters which compose the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) conduct recruitment events specific to each chapter. They typically begin with informational sessions where potential members can get an overview of each chapter and request a membership application. Once a student has been approved to move forward with the process, he or she will continue their Greek education from the selected chapter. Once the student has completed their specific educational process, the student will be able to "reveal" themselves as the newest member(s) of that organization. For additional information regarding MGC chapter recruitment activities, please contact the Assistant Director for Fraternity & Sorority Life at (308) 865-8057. Parents and students interested in Multicultural Fraternity and Sorority Life can sign-up for information here: 2017 MGC Interest Form

  • MGC sororities: Lambda Theta Nu and Sigma Lambda Gamma

  • MGC fraternities: Sigma Lambda Beta.