Alabama Panhellenic Association (APA) sororities traditionally admit new members in August through the Primary Recruitment process, which occurs the week before the start of the fall semester. Fall 2021 Primary Recruitment at The University of Alabama is scheduled for Saturday, August 7 through Sunday, August 15. Approximately 92 percent of individuals who participated in Fall 2020 Primary Recruitment received a bid in 2020.
Some chapters also engage in a less formal recruitment process known as Continuous Open Bidding (COB) in the fall and spring.
Questions regarding Fall Primary Recruitment or COB can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To be eligible to join an APA sorority through the Primary Recruitment process, you should:
Although the APA does not require a specific GPA to participate in recruitment, each sorority chapter does have a minimum grade requirement for pledging and initiation. Therefore, it is highly recommended that all prospective members participating in recruitment have at or above a 3.2 cumulative high school or college GPA at the time of recruitment. For more information on GPA recommendations, view the Alabama Panhellenic Association FAQ.
Prospective members should complete the online Sorority Recruitment Registration Form.