Panhellenic Primary Recruitment


The Panhellenic Association is the governing council of the National Panhellenic Conference sororities at the College of Charleston. As a member of the National Panhellenic Conference, our council is part of a nationwide network of women's fraternities and sororities reaching over 620 college and university campuses in the U.S. and Canada. The Panhellenic Association provides a forum for sororities to work together. Through programs and services, the Panhellenic Association supports its member sororities by promoting values, education, leadership, friendships, cooperation and citizenship. The Panhellenic Council is associated with a national governing body, the National Panhellenic Conference. Visit that organization's website, for more information. The Panhellenic Association at the College of Charleston consists of student representatives from eight nationally recognized sororities.

Fall 2024 Primary Recruitment Overview

The College of Charleston Panhellenic Association Primary Recruitment process will happen Thursday, August 15 to Sunday, August 25, 2024. All eight chapters will participate in the Primary Recruitment process. Early Move-In for participants is Wednesday, August 14th, 2024.

If you are participating in Orientation Sessions on August 15th and 16th or Cougar Excursion, you will not be able to participate in Panhellenic Recruitment.

**Please note that no exceptions will be made if a PNM has not completed registration before the closure of primary recruitment registration and will be unable to participate in the primary recruitment process. **

It is important to note that CofC Primary Recruitment is a mutual selection process and that participation in Recruitment does not guarantee a prospective new member an invitation to join a sorority, nor does it obligate her to join. Women interested in participating in Recruitment can register online starting April 1, 2024 @ 8:00 am est.

Recruitment Registration Fee: The recruitment registration fee covers the cost of two meals, one recruitment shirt & additional items such as water bottles, fans, etc.

  • Regular Registration Fee: $115 + $5 service fee

**Please note that ALL registration fees are non-refundable, no exceptions.**

If you have additional questions about sorority recruitment, please email CofC Panhellenic at

Fall 2024 Recruitment Schedule

Wednesday, August 14: Early Move-In (on-campus only)
Thursday, August 15: PNM Convocation + Open House Day I
Friday, August 16: Open House II
Saturday, August 17: Philanthropy Day
Sunday, August 18: Sisterhood
Mon. August 19 - Fri. August 23: Break for First Week of Classes
Saturday, August 24: Preference Day
Sunday, August 25: Bid Day

Please anticipate that parties will begin starting in the morning (9:00am), to the night (10:30pm).

Women are required to attend all parties in-person that they are invited back to; failure to attend a party a PNM was invited to will result in a potential new member being completely released from the recruitment process.

**Full outline of party times will be provided to PNMs at Convocation & in the PNM Guidebook**

2023 PNM Handbook

Bid Day Information

Bids will be distributed in-person on Sunday, August 25, 2024, to potential new members by their Recruitment Counselor (Pi Chi). Details on the location of where to meet will be provided to the potential new member the day before Bid Day by their Recruitment Counselor.

Information on Interactive Collegiate Solutions (ICS)

ICS is a recruitment tool that provides a seamless recruitment experience for Panhellenic Chapters and Potential New Members at the College of Charleston. As a PNM you will utilize this platform for all of recruitment, and your Pi Chis will be able to assist you if you have questions.

Please check your email for an email from ICS to activate your account & create a password.

As a PNM, you will use ICS for the following:

  • Receive messages from Panhellenic Advisor
  • Daily Selection
  • Schedule for each round

Access your ICS Account: Login to ICS

Panhellenic Sororities at College of Charleston


Follow CofC Panhellenic on social media for updates on Recruitment @cofcpanhellenic & stop by our table during orientation.

Check out CofC Panhellenic’s website for additional information: