Wondering what to wear for sorority recruitment?

It can seem very overwhelming. You might feel like you need to look your absolute best. You might even feel pressured to find the perfect outfits. I totally get it! I felt that pressure too.

However if there is one thing you take from this blog post, it’s show off your personal style. Your personal style is how you will stand out from the crowd. It’s how the sorority members will get to know you a little better.

When you are picking out your outfits, I recommend going through your closet and picking out the clothes you feel the most confident in! Then, you can go shopping for the other pieces you need.


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What you wear to sorority recruitment is different at every college.

Do you your research! Look at the Instagrams of sororities for your college and see what the sorority girls are wearing during recruitment. Also, many schools have an outfit guide that suggests what to wear for each round. This guide can be found on your college's Panhellenic site. 

Some colleges are more preppy and others are more bohemian. It really all depends on the college. 

However, don’t let a certain look sway you from wearing what you are most confident in! You don’t want to get an outfit and feel uncomfortable in it!

WEAR PIECES THAT YOU ARE MOST CONFIDENT IN!! Don’t forget to show off your personal style.

I always recommend that you start in your closet. See what you already have. Then if you are still missing pieces, go out to buy them. These outfits are for inspiration.


Round One is all about first impressions.

This round is the most casual round! It’s also the longest round because you are visiting all the sororities. Make sure your shoes are broken in. 

Read all about Round One HERE.


Girls during this round usually wear:

  • Dresses

  • Skirts

  • Shorts

  • Sets

  • Rompers

  • Sandals or Booties

LOOK #1.

LOOK #2.


When everyone is wearing the same shirt, it is important to stand out. 

Most girls will reach for their jean shorts. However, I highly recommend trying something else. Maybe a jean skirt or some fun jeans or a pair of shorts with a pattern. 

Make sure to show off your personal style. Add jewelry. Add a fun shoe. 

Just remember to not cut up your shirt. You can tie it up, but don't cut it!

Read more about required t-shirt round HERE. 

Girls for this round usually wear:

  • Skirts

  • Shorts

  • Jeans

  • Sandals -- no flip flops.

  • A fun sneaker-- do not wear running shoes or workout shoes.


JUST AN FYI: Not all college have a require t-shirt round. 






There are less girls going to each sorority for Round Two. Make sure to show off your personal style. It's a great way to show the sorority the real you!

As you move through the rounds, they get more formal.

The overall vibe for this round is brunch with your girlfriends. Don't get worried about overdressing because it’s always better to be overdressed than underdressed. 

This round is still rather long, so make sure you have comfortable shoes. 

Read all about Round Two HERE.


Girls usually wear

  • Dresses

  • Jumpsuits 

  • Sandals OR you could even go for heels

LOOK #1.

look #2.


Round Three is a little nicer than Round Two.

Keep thinking like brunch with your girlfriends when you are picking out your outfits for this round. 

Read all about Round Three HERE.


Girls usually wear.

  • Dresses

  • Some sort of heels or wedges

LOOK #1.

look #2.

pref ROUND.

Pref is the most formal round.

All the guides are saying girls wear a cocktail dress. However, we recommend that you wear something a little more formal than the rest of the rounds. It does not have to be expensive nor does the dress have to be knee length. 

Don’t wear anything too tight.  N O  bodycon dresses.

Don’t wear heels  T O O  high. You are not at the club.

Don’t show too much cleavage. There are no boys to impress.

Some colleges have recommended colors to wear  O R  colors to not wear. Make sure to do your research before you get to sorority recruitment.

For example, most girls going through sorority recruitment at UGA wear black during Pref Round.

Read all about Pref Round HERE. 

Girls for this round wear:

  • Dresses

  • Jumpsuits -- Super fun and flattering, a great way to stand out

  • Heels -- it's basically a must

LOOK #1.

look #2.

Later Babes!





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