What is a recommendation (rec) and am I required to get recommendations?
A recommendation is a letter that is written on your behalf that speaks of your character, accomplishments, grades, and activities from a woman who has already been in that particular sorority. Therefore, it is beneficial to have someone that you know write these.
Letters of Recommendation are not required to go through recruitment at UL Lafayette.
It is the responsibility of the individual sorority to secure recommendations. Each national sorority has its ownguidelines and recommendation forms that its alumna members must use.The UL Panhellenic Council does not provide these forms. If an alumna is notfamiliar with her own sorority’s regulations, she should contact her inter/nationalsorority. The information will probably be available in her inter/national magazine or onthe sorority’s website. The website for each organization on campus is listed below. UL Panhellenic does not set a deadline for their submission. They should probably be in by the first week of August for the sororities to consider properly before recruitment starts.
All Recommendation forms or letters should be sent directly from the alumna to the address noted below for each chapter: (Please note on envelope that Formal Recruitment Letter of Rec enclosed).