Sigma Alpha

University of Connecticut, Eta chapter

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Fall Recruitment 2018

Recruitment week will most likely be in mid to late September 2018, updates will be posted as they become available.

Frequently Asked Questions about Recruitment

How much of a time commitment is Sigma Alpha? 
  • As a pledge, you are required to participate in weekly meetings scheduled according to your schedules. You will take weekly quizzes on our history and a cumulative final. Additionally, you will participate in Big/Little, and have a pledge class philanthropy, fundraiser, and social. As an active, we have weekly chapter meetings that are required, as well as additional events throughout the semester related to Ag in the Community, philanthropy, fundraisers, socials, and other requirements.​
What do I have to do to be considered? 
  • In order to be considered for membership candidacy, you must meet the minimum GPA requirement and attend a minimum of one recruitment night, although all nights are encouraged. 
What is the minimum GPA to be considered? 
  • The minimum GPA is a 2.25 cumulative GPA
Do I have to have a major within College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources to join? 
  • While we are a professional sorority affiliated with CAHNR, we do not require that your major is apart of the college
How much are membership dues? 
  • Membership dues are varied every year, but are usually around $220 to cover all aspects of your experience as Sigma Alpha
Are you Panhellenic? 
  • We are not apart of the Panhellenic  Council, we have our own separate recruitment process.
Can I be in another sorority and join Sigma Alpha? ​
  • You cannot be affiliated with any Panhellenic sororities on campus if you want to join Sigma Alpha, however, you can be in other professional or service sororities. 
When will Recruitment take place?
  • Recruitment is normally mid to late September, it is Monday-Friday around 6 or 7pm. Please follow our social media for updates and join our email list by contacting us!
Can I bring a friend with me? 
  • Yes! Please bring a friend or many friends with you who may be interested in Sigma Alpha
What should I wear? 
  • All nights of recruitment are casual

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To contact our chapter president, Mindy Gosselin, you can e-mail her at [email protected]

To contact our recruitment chair, Tessa Marandola, you can email her at [email protected]