also called informal recruitment; a time, other than formal recruitment when bids may be extended and accepted.
A time after formal NPC sorority recruitment when bids may still be extended and accepted. Not all NPC Chapters participate in COB.
The opportunity for a chapter to invite prospective new members to join their fraternity or sorority. Sororities may continuously open bid any time throughout the year except during the formal recruitment process, summer break, and/or if they have reached total. Fraternities may continuously open throughout the year except during formal recruitment and summer break.
The process of inviting new members to join outside of the usual Formal Recruitment period. It is in the best interest of potential new members to attend Formal Rush/Recruitment as not all chapters follow a COB process.
Time periods during the school year other than formal recruitment when COB bids may be extended and accepted. (COB may also called open bidding and informal membership recruitment.)
Also known as COB. If a sorority does not reach the allowable membership total during formal recruitment or if they do not get quota, they may hold an informal recruitment, and offer bids to potential new members.
The period in which any group may recruit and offer bids without scheduled parties or bidding.
A Panhellenic term, defined as the process whereby a chapter, not filling a "quota" or reaching "total" during formal recruitment, may continue to pledge new members until spaces are filled.
also called open bidding and informal membership recruitment; COB bids may be extended and accepted at any time during the school year other than formal recruitment.
A process in which a woman can be offered a bid before or after formal rush
A process in which a potential member can be offered a bid after women's formal recruitment.