National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) organizations recruit members at various times of the year through a Membership Intake Process (MIP). NPHC chapters determine their own recruitment period which can change from year to year. Organizations conducting MIP will host informational sessions, commonly referred to as Interest Meetings or Rush events. During these formal sessions aspirants will typically learn specific information about membership requirements, chapter policies, and financial cost.

At the beginning of each semester, the Alabama NPHC hosts a general interest session, known as Convocation.  Convocation allows interested students to learn about the history of the organizations within the council and interact with current members.

Membership Requirements

To be eligible to join a NPHC organization, you should:

  • have UA enrollment
  • attend the NPHC Convocation during the school year of interest
    • requires $10 fee with proceeds benefit the NPHC S.T.R.O.N.G. Scholarship Fund
    • must attend either the August or January event
  • have at least 12 or more credit hours at The University of Alabama
  • have a minimum college GPA of 2.5
  • meet individual chapter requirements

Students interested in joining a NPHC organization should visit the chapter’s national website regarding specific membership requirements.

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More Information

Please visit the Alabama NPHC website or email