Phi Delta Theta
Interfraternity Council is the governing body of the North American Interfraternity Conference at UTEP. UTEP hosts two Interfraternity Chapters out of the total 66 National Fraternities. Founded in 1909, IFC serves to enrich the fraternity experience, advance and grow the fraternity community, and enhance the educational experience of fraternity members.
During the Fall and Spring semesters, IFC will host large recruitment events at the beginning of each semester. These events are to create personal connections for potential members and active members. Recruitment is a mutual selection process that allows for potential new members and chapters to find the best organizational fit. These organizations will host their events individually from each other.
Potential members are free to go to as many events as they would like from all different chapters. You are not limited to one and are encouraged to meet all active chapters to find your best fit. At the end of the recruitment process, there is a possibility you may be offered an invitation called a “bid” to membership. You could be offered a bid from one, multiple chapters, or none of the chapters.
How much time will I be expected to commit to a fraternity?
Being in a fraternity could devote anywhere from 2-8 hours a week depending on the season. All fraternities have a weekly meeting and throughout the semester chapters will host brotherhood events, philanthropy, and recruitment events. These could take more time but remember a fraternity is only as fun as you make it. Ask individual chapter members about their experience with the time commitment.
Am I the “Fraternity Type”?
There is no “fraternity type”. A fraternity is a group of diverse men who want to grow alongside one another through their college years. All members differ from chapter to chapter and individuality is praised in the FSL community as a whole. Going in with an open mind will help you find the right place for you.