Potential New Member FAQ

*These questions and answers pertain to recruitment as we continue to learn more from our campus Panhellenic council.*

What should I wear to each day of recruitment?

Check out the link below to view the Texas Zeta blog for a fashion guide crafted specifically for hybrid recruitment at The University of Texas!


What should I expect during formal recruitment?

It’s hard to figure out what to expect when going through formal and formal hybrid recruitment. Here is another blog post preparing you for all the rounds of recruitment at the University of Texas.



What is the schedule for recruitment? 

The schedule for Formal Fall 2021 Recruitment is as follows:

Monday, August 16—Opening Convocation

Monday, August 23—Bid Day

Tuesday, August 24—Day off

Wednesday, August 25—Classes Begin

How do I register for recruitment?

Registration for recruitment will open on June 1, 2021. We encourage you to visit our campus Panhellenic website, where you can register for recruitment and find out other important information! Here is the link to their website.


Are recruitment and rush the same thing?

Yes! Recruitment and rush are interchangeable. However, we like to use the term recruitment.

Does Zeta participate in Spring Recruitment?

No, our Zeta chapter does not currently participate in Spring recruitment.

What do I send Zeta if I’m going through recruitment?

Please visit the "Materials to Submit" page which can be found under the Recruitment tab for more information on packets and letters of recommendation.

Where can I submit my recommendation?

Zeta Tau Alpha encourages our alumnae to recommend outstanding women for membership in ZTA by submitting voluntary Membership Information Sheets (MIS) through the Sisters Only website. To access Sisters Only, you can use the link on the Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity homepage:


When are packets due for recruitment?

We would prefer them by June 1st. However, they will be accepted until recruitment.

Want to keep up with Texas ZTA?

Check out and follow us on Instagram @texaszta and Facebook! You can also check out our blog for previous  updates and a look into Texas Zeta's history throughout the years! http://texaszeta.blogspot.com

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