Fraternity & Sorority Life

This information is for chapter use only.  It provides instructions on the logistical steps chapters need to take when adding new members via Continuous Open Bidding (COB).

Remember that students who are interested in joining a Panhellenic chapter must meet institutional eligibility requirements and chapters must verify the eligibility. Chapters should direct students to the FSL Website (How to Join). 

                     Instructions for adding new members outside of Primary Recruitment





Step 1

Complete Recruitment/Intake Informatiomn Form

Fall - within one week of first day of class

Winter- within one week of bid day

Must be filled out by ALL chapters.


Recruitment or Intake Information Form

    If chapter is not doing COB then chapter is done.  

Step 2

Request access to the Recruitment & Intake Gateway in order to verify candidate eligibility

Done as part of Step One


Step 3

Verify that potential members meet institutional eligibility

When a student begins the chapter recruitment process

Recruitment and Intake Gateway (Must have access to report - see Step 2) 

Step 4

Submit completed Membership
Recruitment Acceptance
Binding Agreement (MRABA)

Student must sign form immediately and form is submitted by the chapter to FSL within 24 hours




Step 5

Submit names of new members

Chapter submits this form within 24 hours of a new member signing the MRABA

Member Addition Form

Step 6 Instruct New Member to pay NM Fee online

Click here to navigate to the UM Shared Services website and follow the steps below to enter payment.  Please use your UM email to make matching your payment to you easier.

  1. Scroll to the bottom of the screen & click “Pay Now”.

  2. Click the “Go To Secure Payment Provider to Pay My Bill” button.

  3. Enter 10.50 in the Amount field.

  4. Enter the security code shown and click Continue.

  5. Enter BidPanhel in the Invoice Number field.

  6. Enter the student’s uniqname  in the Description field.

  7. Complete remaining *Required fields under Payment Information and Billing Information sections.

  8. Click the “Pay Now” button.


If there are any questions that cannot be answered on our website, please contact our staff