Thanks for your interest in joining an Interfraternity Council (IFC) fraternity at Georgia Southern University! Fraternities within the Interfraternity Council at Georgia Southern University have a formal one week recruitment process as well as an informal, year-round recruitment which allows men to join organizations at any point throughout their experience at Georgia Southern.

Students who are first-semester, freshman are able to join a fraternity in their first semester on campus with 2.75 or higher high school GPA. As you’re looking at your membership options, please keep in mind that some chapters may have higher GPA requirement for membership.

Current Georgia Southern students with an established GPA may join at any time of their collegiate careers with a collegiate GPA of 2.50 or higher. As you’re looking at your membership options, please keep in mind that some chapters may have higher GPA requirement for membership.

Below are some additional pieces of information regarding membership in an IFC organization:

  • East Georgia students are not eligible to join fraternities.
  • Students enrolled in the Georgia Tech program at Georgia Southern are eligible to join fraternities.
  • Grade requirements and hours are verified through the University.
  • Letters of recommendation from alumni are not usually required.
  • Organizations can recruit members each semester, skip semesters, or participate once every other year. It is the decision of the individual fraternity when to accept members.

Recruitment Events

IFC Formal Recruitment

Participants will visit all 20 fraternities within IFC and narrow down their membership options based on connections they have made throughout the week. IFC Recruitment will kick off on August 30th with a meet and greet in the Russell Union Ballroom. Rush will be held from August 30th – September 8th. The cost is $35.

Eligibility Requirements: Only men that are first semester, first year students with core high school GPA’s of a 2.75 may be considered for membership. Otherwise men with a 2.5 Georgia Southern/college GPA based on 12 or more credits will be able to participate. Recruitment registration is non-refundable, please be sure to check your GPA before registering by clicking here.

IFC Recruitment Registration will close on Thursday, August 30th at 5:00pm. All men interested in participating in fall recruitment MUST register by visiting the link below.

IFC Spring Formal Recruitment Registration

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to stop by or call the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life.

Connect with IFC

Do you have questions? Please email

If you’re interested in seeing what IFC is up to, follow us on Twitter @GSUIFC or like us onfacebook.

Last updated: 8/21/2018