Last Updated: December 2019 | © UConn Delta Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc.

What is Recruitment?

Recruitment is a non-binding period where you to get to intimately meet sisters and see first-hand what makes our sisterhood so unique. Each event is specifically tailored to give you a sense of our mission and values, and there will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions about becoming a sister.

When does recruitment start?

We encourage interested women to get to know us through our year-round educational programs, philanthropic activities and social events. This is an opportunity to see our amazing sisters in their element, giving back to their communities. Formal recruitment periods start at the beginning of each semester (January for spring semester, August for fall semester). The recruitment period lasts 2-3 weeks, as it varies per chapter.

Do I have to be Asian to be a member of Delta Phi Lambda?

Absolutely not! As an Asian-interest sorority, we are looking for passionate, dedicated, and spirited young women who will advocate for the minority experience and can bring a unique perspective to the organization. As such, we do not discriminate membership on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. Undergraduate females from any and all backgrounds who share our values in promoting Asian awareness and female leadership are highly encouraged to participate in recruitment or start a chapter on their campus.

How much does recruitment cost me?

Nothing! All recruitment events are FREE for interested women. Sisters will arrange and provide rides, supplies, and food.

Does Delta Phi Lambda haze? 

No chapter, colony, member or alumna of Delta Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. condones hazing in any form. For more information about hazing and our policy on it, click here.

 

What are the requirements in order to join Delta Phi Lambda?

We welcome any undergraduate female of all nationalities who share a common goal of promoting Asian Awareness through sisterhood. In addition you must:

  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.70

  • Attend 2/3 of the formal recruitment events

  • Participate in a formal interview at the end of recruitment

Do I have a chance to receive a bid if I am a junior, senior, international or a non-traditional aged student?

Of course! We do not discriminate on your class standing or age. We have had many sisters initiate into the sorority as a junior, senior, international and non-traditional aged student. They have the same opportunities as lower-classman to receive a bid and to create a memorable sorority experience. Plus, this is an everlasting sisterhood. We give many opportunities after graduation to continue giving back to the sorority.

What happens after recruitment?

A formal bid, or invitation, will be extended to women which have demonstrated shared values and standards of philanthropic passions, good character, financial responsibility and leadership ability among others.

 

More questions?

To find out more information about recruitment, please contact uconndphil.recruitment@gmail.com, or our recruitment chairs:

spring 2020 recruitment chairs

Josie 'Circuit' McCormick

circuit.dphil@gmail.com

Jessica 'TykTok' Tang

tyktok.dphil@gmail.com

Maddie 'Nightrise' Sidmore

nightrise.dphil@gmail.com

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