Have any questions, comments, concerns, or suggestions regarding our Fall 2017 Rush Process, membership fees, or New Member Education Process? Feel free to contact the respective member of our organization at their contact info below!
Cell Phone: 1-404-775-3435
Cell Phone: 1-404-919-8264
Cell Phone: 1-845-803-9787
Most commonly referred to as "Rush," IFC hosts an informal recruitment process. Each fraternity has food and events at their house (or another location on campus if the chapter doesn't have a house) during the official Rush period. During Rush, you can go to as many, or as few events as you would like. There are no requirements and no commitment.
At a fraternity event, you will meet many members and they will meet you. Get to know each other. If the members think you are a good fit for their chapter, they will offer you a bid (an invitation to join). You may receive multiple bids, but can only accept one.
It is recommended that you visit 10 (or more) fraternities on day one and a different 10 (or more) on day two, spending 10-15 minutes at each. After that, narrow your choices down to 3-5 fraternities and spend more time at each. To accept a bid, you usually just say "I'd like to accept my bid". Its that easy!
While you can be recruited year-round, the official Rush period occurs during the first week of school in the Fall and the second week of school in the Spring. Frequently, there are special Rush events for parents too.
This year, the official Fall Rush 2017 period will occur between Thursday August 17th and Tuesday August 22nd. That said, most of the fraternities (including Chi Phi!) will be hosting events throughout the course of the summer! If you're interested in getting to know the Chi Phi brothers throughout this summer, feel free to stop by and talk to any of the brothers at any time, or fill out the form (found by clicking on the "Join Our Brotherhood" link below) and we will let you know all about our upcoming summer rush events!
While each member will bring something different to the group, there are certain expectations that all members must meet. As a member of a Chi Phi Chapter or Colony, you would be expected to contribute your time, your energy, and your actions to the overall cause of the organization. All members of our organization wear the same badge, and thus all members must contribute to the stability of the group. As a member of Chi Phi, you would be expected to attend weekly Chapter meetings, take up a position of responsibility as an officer, committee chairman or member, participate in at least one campus activity, and keep your GPA at or above the all men's average.
Being a Chi Phi is also about being a gentleman. A truly chivalrous Fraternity, Chi Phi's southern heritage instills an element of etiquette, demeanor, and proper social graces into our culture. Chi Phi has espoused those characteristics for almost two centuries and even today promotes such actions through New Member educational programs, regular social activities with campus sororities, and even philanthropic work with the charities and within the community. Most importantly, however, one can see the chivalric nature of our Fraternity in the day-to-day actions of our members.
The Omega chapter of Chi Phi is proud to offer one of the most affordable membership out of all Georgia Tech IFC Fraternities. Please contact our treasurer, Thanh Nguyen, with any financial questions.
There are also a few things you should not expect from joining The Chi Phi Fraternity. Hazing of any type is not tolerated within Chi Phi and all forms of substance abuse are vehemently prohibited. The highest degree of respect is afforded to all of those associated with Chi Phi. Chi Phi's proactive nature and aggressive stances against degradation of any kind provides our members with greater opportunities for personal growth and development.
If you feel like the Omega chapter of the Chi Phi Fraternity here at Georgia Tech would make a good match for you, go ahead and sign up for our Fall 2016 Rush email list by clicking on the link to the right. We look forward to seeing you in the upcoming fall semester!