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Recruitment Fall 2019

We are now in the swing of recruiting our Theta Peep Class – we can’t wait to meet each and every one of you! Recruitment for Chi Kappa Phi occurs every fall semester; Fall 2019 marks our seventh year of recruitment.

If you are at all interested in KPhi, stop by our table at Gregory Plaza or come out to our info sessions, meet and greets, etc. going on through late August and early September. Learn about our past projects, our current philanthropy partners, and how you can share your interests with us!

Dates set for recruitment:                                     

  • Info sessions:

    • 9/3/19 at JGB 2.218 from 5-7 PM

    • 9/9/19 at GEA 105 from 6-7PM

  • Meet and Greets:

    • 9/4/19 at Space 24 from 7-8:30PM

    • 9/12/19 at Gearing Courtyard from 5-6:30PM

  • Apps Due:

  • Spirit event:

    • 9/17/19. Time and Location will be shared through invitation

  • Philanthropy event:

    • 9/19/19. Time and Location will be shared through invitation

  • Interviews: TBD

If you just can’t wait to speak with us in person, contact our Director of Membership, Marley Kotick, at kphi.membership@gmail.com, or through the contact page on our website.

Also, don't forget to join our recruitment page on Facebook.

So how does our recruitment process work? 

Here is a brief run-down of the process, followed by some FAQs to help you along:

1. Stop by our table at Gregory or on the West Mall
2. Attend an Info Session to learn more about KPhi and meet some Chickadees
3. Attend a Meet & Greet to interact with active Chickadees in a relaxed environment
4. Submit Application
5. Wait to hear back regarding next steps

Our application is coming soon. Check back for more updates.

FAQs

Is there a written application?

Yes. The application can be found here https://forms.gle/hbcBXymGgiyciVdR9 and is due 9/13/19 by 5PM. Since submission is online, we will NOT accept any late applications.

Do I need a letter of recommendation?

No, we do not require a letter of recommendation. Through the recruitment process, there will be ample opportunity for us to get to know you – we don’t need someone else to vouch for you, you will vouch for yourself through your interactions with the Chickadees.

Do I need a headshot?

Yes! We ask for each applicant to submit a headshot purely for facial recognition. It helps us to put a face to an application to an actual person. This headshot should look like you! No fancy model shots necessary – selfies are great!

Is there a GPA requirement?

All members of Chi Kappa Phi must maintain a GPA of at least 3.0. Therefore, we ask that all our applicants have a GPA of at least a 3.0 as well. If you are an incoming freshman and do not have a college GPA, that is okay. Just let us know what your high school GPA was and include the scale.

Do I need to submit a transcript?

No – we trust that you will report your GPA truthfully; don’t disappoint.

Is it advantageous to know current Chickadees?

Nope – we consider all applicants equally regardless of their prior relationships with active Chickadees.

Am I required to attend an Info Session and Meet & Greet?

Though not required, it is highly recommended that you attend both an Info Session and Meet & Greet. The Info Session will provide you with more of the nitty-gritty details, where the Meet & Greet will allow you to talk with active Chickadees so that you can get a feel of the KPhi vibe and whether or not these are people you want to spend the rest of your time at UT with. We want you to find a community within UT that makes you happy, that’s why we are providing the opportunity for you to meet as many Chickadees as you want before submitting your application.

Questions? Feel free to contact us using the "contact us" page!