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College Panhellenic (CPH)

What is the UT Arlington College panhellenic?

The College Panhellenic (CPH) at UT Arlington is the coordinating body of the National Panhellenic Conference sororities chapters represented at UT Arlington. The council is comprised of an Executive Board of officers along with  delegates from each member group. CPH provides support and services to the almost 400 Panhellenic sorority members as well as representing sorority life to the University and the surrounding community. 

CPH Group

How to Join Spring 2015 - Continuous Open Bidding (COB)

Continuous Open Bidding is a way for sororities to pick up a few women here and there.  It's very casual and unstructured and, since not every sorority participates, it's not easy to tell which sororities will participate in a given semester.  It doesn't operate on a schedule, so some sororities will complete their COB process before another begins it.  If you're interested in sorority membership, though, and a chapter invites you to a COB event, you should attend.  If you missed out on formal recruitment, this is a great way to try and find a sorority home at UT Arlington.

What is Continuous Open Bidding (COB)?

Continuous Open Bidding is a very informal process that sororities use to take in new members.  Unlike formal recruitment, there are no silence rules, no long days of going from party to party, or complicated invitation acceptances.  When a sorority holds COB, they simply contact a potential new member on their own and hold a series of informal events to get to know her better.  Each chapter does it differently.  Some might go to dinner with a potential member.  Some chapters might hold a 'board game night' in the chapter room and invite potential members to attend.  The one thing these parties do have in common is that they are a great way to casually meet people and they are always fun. 

Which CPH sororities have COB?

There is really no way to tell.  Some sororities find themselves eligible and do not have it, others will have it as soon as they have room for one person.  Some sororities will have it one year and not the next.  If you want to be a sorority member, putting your name in the COB mix is a great way to get involved.  If it's only one specific sorority you're interested in joining, COB might not be for you.

 How will CPH sororities decide who they will invite?

There are several ways sororities might get names.  A sorority will also poll its members to get ideas.  An officer will announce that the chapter will be conducting COB and will ask if anyone already knows someone who might be interested.  For this reason, it is important that you let your sorority friends know that you would be interested in learning more and maybe joining, should they conduct COB.  

For additional questions please email cph@uta.edu

HOW TO JOIN fall 2015- Formal Recruitment 

CPH will be hosting Formal Recruitment in the fall of 2015 semester from September 3-7, 2015 The formal recruitment period is designed in a way that allows each potential member the opportunity to become acquainted with as many sororities as possible so that she may make a wise and unbiased decision concerning membership. Furthermore, formal recruitment allows sororities to recruit potential members on an equal opportunity basis under Panhellenic guidelines. Participating in Formal Recruitment is a wonderful way to meet new people at UT Arlington. Even if you decide not to join a sorority, you will gain fabulous memories and many new friends.

Registration will begin May 1, 2015. 

For more information on Formal Recruitment and our chapters check out our 2014 Recruitment Guide!

 

Check out our Pinterest Facebook, and Twitter pages for more suggestions on what to wear and advice on how to navigate recruitment. 


Want to contact an officer?

President

Madison Reid

madison.reid@mavs.uta.edu

VP Standards

Destiny Adams destiny.adams@mavs.uta.edu

VP Administration

Ki Hyun Lee kihyun.lee@mavs.uta.edu

Recruitment Coordinator

Tracy Le

tracy.le@mavs.uta.edu

Recruitment Couselor Coord.

Laura Baker

laurakbaker@mavs.uta.edu

CPH Development

Juliana Jordan

juliana.jordan@mavs.uta.edu

Current PHC Chapters at UT Arlington

Alpha Chi Omega Sorority
Epsilon Lambda Chapter
National Website: alphachiomegauta.com/
Chapter Website: www.alphachiomegauta.com/

Delta Delta Delta Sorority
Beta Epsilon Chapter
National Website: www.deltadeltadelta.org/
Chapter Website: uta.tridelta.org

Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority
Zeta Sigma Chapter
National Website: www.zetataualpha.org/
Chapter Website: uta.zetataualpha.org/