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Registration for 2015 Fall Formal Sorority Recruitment is now closed.

Women still wishing to participate in recruitment, who are not yet registered or have not paid the required registration fee by Monday, August 3, will need to register onsite at Coleman Coliseum at 5:00 p.m., prior to the start of Convocation, on Friday, August 7, 2015.

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 INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE ONLINE

2015 SORORITY RECRUITMENT REGISTRATION FORM

We are delighted that you are interested in sorority life at The University of Alabama. To participate in 2015 fall formal recruitment at The University of Alabama, interested women need to complete the online registration and pay the required registration fee by Monday, August 3, 2015 at 5:00PM CST. Women still wishing to participate in recruitment, who are not yet registered or have not paid the required registration fee by Monday, August 3, will need to register onsite at Coleman Coliseum at 5:00 p.m., prior to the start of Convocation, on Friday, August 7, 2015.

To ensure that your interest form is submitted correctly and without error, it is highly recommended that you thoroughly READ all the instructions listed below before starting the online registration process. Failure to do so may result in you having to start over and resubmit a new form.

I. Verify that you are registering for the correct recruitment process 

Be sure you are selecting the correct recruitment process. In order to participate in Panhellenic recruitment events, you must be a regularly enrolled female student or plan to be a full-time student in good standing with The University of Alabama at the time of recruitment in August.

Panhellenic Fall Sorority Recruitment is for the 16 National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) sororities currently recognized at the Capstone. They are: Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Gamma Delta, Alpha Omicron Pi, Alpha Phi, Chi Omega, Delta Delta Delta, Delta Gamma, Delta Zeta, Gamma Phi Beta, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Delta, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Phi Mu, Pi Beta Phi and Zeta Tau Alpha.

Please note that Sigma Delta Tau and Alpha Delta Chi do not fully participate in formal recruitment, but they will hold open recruitment events immediately following. For more information about their membership recruitment events, please visit their Chapter Profile page on the UA Panhellenic website.

II. Enable "Cookies" in your web browser

Prior to beginning the registration process, enable the web browser that you are using to register (i.e. Chrome, Prior to beginning the registration process, enable the web browser that you are using to register (i.e. Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, etc.) to accept "cookies." If you do not have "cookies" enabled on your browser, prior to filling out your application, you will be have to restart the entire registration process from the beginning.

III. Gathering supporting materials (i.e. photograph, resume, transcript, etc.)

While you do have the option of editing your registration application at any time prior to August 1, 2015, we suggest that prepare yourself before you begin completing the online registration form, by having the following items on hand:

  • Personal Information (e.g. UA CWID, UA Crimson email address, etc.)
    • If you have not been assigned a UA CWID or Crimson email address at the time of your registration, you can add that information at a later date.
  • List of extracurricular activities, honors, community service and work experience
  • Sorority legacy information
  • Digital photograph (e.g. professional headshot)
    • Please note that a digital photograph is required as part of the online application form and there is an option for you to upload an image to your application. You cannot complete the online registration process without uploading a digital photograph.
    • Photographs must be less than 1MB in size and in one of the following allowable formats: gif, jpg, jpeg, or png.
    • If your image is greater than 1 MB, you will need to resize your photo using a photo editor. "Pixlr, which is a free online photo editor, can be found at http://pixlr.com/
  • Digital copy of your social resume
    • Please note that a resume is required as part of the online application form and there is an option for you to upload a copy of your social resume to your application. You cannot complete the online registration process without uploading a digital resume. 
    • Resumes must be less than 1MB in size and while a PDF copy is preferable, you can submit your resume in any one of the following allowable formats: doc, docx, xls, xlsx, txt, pdf, gif, jpg, jpeg. 
    • If your resume is greater than 1 MB, you will need to resize your document in order to upload it. To learn how to resize a PDF document, please copy the following link into your web browser: http://www.wikihow.com/Resize-And/or-Scale-PDF-Files
  • Digital copy of supplemental academic letter of recommendation
    • This year as part of the recruitment application, women participating in recruitment may elect to submit a supplemental academic letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, or principal.
    • The supplemental academic letter of recommendation could be particularly beneficial for women unable to identify alumnae from each of the 16 Panhellenic chapters for an official letter of recommendation. 
    • The individual writing the letter of recommendation does not have been a member of Greek organization; however, the letter should speak to your character as it applies to leadership, scholarship, community service, and friendship. 
    • Please note that this is an optional feature and as such, is not a required part of the online application form. If you do not have a copy of a supplemental academic letter of recommendation at the time of registration, please log back in to your account anytime prior to August 1, to upload the document.
    • The supplemental academic letter of recommendations must be less than 1MB in size and while a PDF copy is preferable, you can submit the letter of recommendation in any one of the following allowable formats: doc, docx, xls, xlsx, txt, pdf, gif, jpg, jpeg.
  • On-campus housing and early move-in request
    • By checking the box for Early Move-In, you are requesting to move into your on-campus housing prior to the August 15th Regular UA Move-in schedule and agreeing to the additional cost of $106.00. The additional cost covers items such as utilities for the extra days, lot security and various move-in contractors. The added cost will be included in the recruitment charge at the time of checkout.
    • Please note that this option is only available to students who have been assigned on-campus housing for the 2015-2016 academic year. Individuals living off-campus will need to make alternate arrangements for early move-in.

IV. Completing the Online Recruitment Interest Form

Step 1 - Create an Account

To begin the registration process, please click on the "Register for Recruitment" link on the left side of the Campus Director page, which is located under the login portal. Once you click on the "Register for Recruitment" link, you will be asked to enter your email address and create a user account with a unique username and password. Once you have specified a username and password, you will be directed to Step 2. Please note that that your username and password will only become active if you finish the application in its entirety and click submit.

  • The password you enter needs to be longer than 3 characters and is case sensitive.
  • Your unique username and password, will allow you to log back into your personal recruitment account at anytime prior to August 1, 2015 and edit your recruitment registration form.

Step 2 - Completing the online registration form

Step 2 continues the process of registration with the completion of the online form. Please fill in the fields below as accurately as you can, and press the submit button to continue to Step 3. Please note that some fields are required and as such you cannot submit your applications without filling in the information requested.

  • You will need to read the online disclosure policy and click that you accept the terms provided. While you are completing the online application, please do not use your web browser's back arrow, as you will lose all of your information.
  • Please note that a digital photograph and a personal resume are required as part of the online application form and therefore, you cannot complete the online registration process without uploading both documents to your application.
  • After you finish uploading your picture, resume, and supplemental academic letter of recommendation, please click “Submit Registration Information.”

Step 3 - Confirming your application is correct

Step 3 of the recruitment registration involves confirming that the information that you provided in your application is Step 3 of the recruitment registration involves confirming that the information that you provided in your application is correct. Once your registration is complete, an email, which includes your account login information, will be sent to the email address you listed in your application. This email will serve as confirmation of your registration and indicates that your application was successfully submitted and will be forwarded to all eighteen of the Alabama Panhellenic sororities. Please save a copy of this email and make note of your Campus Director username and password, so that you can access your account at a later date if need be.

V. Review the UA Recruitment Rules

Review the rules for Potential New Members (PNMs) located on the Alabama Panhellenic Association Website, which is located at www.uapanhellenic.com.We also recommend that you follow the UA Panhellenic Association and UA Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life on Facebook and Twitter for current updates on recruitment.

If you have any additional questions or concerns regarding the 2015 Sorority Recruitment Registration Form, you can email alabamarecruitment@gmail.com or you can call the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life at (205) 348-2693.

Sincerely,

Hannah Mancer, Director of Recruitment

Lauren Voke, Assistant Director of Recruitment