Infraction presentationAn infraction is a violation of:a. NPC Unanimous Agreementsb. College Panhellenic Constitution and/or Bylawsc. Membership recruitment rules/guidelinesd. Panhellenic Code of Ethicse. College Panhellenic Standing Rulesf. All of the aboveWhat happens if Tri Sigma is cited with an infraction?a. Monetary Finesb. Mediationc. Educational programs or sanctionsd. All of the abovee. B and C onlyWhat can be considered a recruitment infraction?a. Exceeding the time limit during roundsb. Bid promisingc. Allowing PNMs to take something from the chapter’s roomStrict silence prohibits contact with a PNM viaPhone callText messagingTwitterFacebookInstagramSnapchatSnail mailCarrier pigeonRelaying a message through the PNM’s roommatev.17 Strict silence is designated as the period of time from the end of the woman’s lastevent until the issue of bids. Strict silence is defined as verbal, written, printed orelectronic communication between potential members by fraternity members, newmembers, or alumnae.True or FalseOn Bid Day, after the initial celebration and welcoming of new members, chapters may attend anoffcampus party with alcohol that follows national and local CPC policies regarding socialevents.Unanimous Agreement Each College Panhellenic Association shall prohibit the use of
alcoholic beverages in membership recruitment and Bid Day activities. (This includes verbaland visual references).Alumnae may interact with PNMs when they are in Tri Sigma’s room.Caveat: Alumnae and advisors may be in the room, greet PNMs, serve food and drinks, helpdirect women, and help keep the chapter on time. The may NOT hold extensive conversationswith PNMs and be in any way involved with encouraging a PNM to “Go Sigma.”CPC of VCU Recruitment Regulations and Guidelines. v.21 Initiated collegiate members, newmembers and inter/national fraternityrepresentatives may assist the chapter with membership recruitment activities.Alumni present will be under advisement of the inter/national fraternityrepresentatives.Chapter members may give a PNM a ride to formal recruitment if they are careful not toactually talk about formal recruitment.v.16 Normal social contact and conversation shall be allowed between potentialmembers and fraternity members, new members, and/or alumnae during formalmembership recruitment.This is not considered normal. PNMs are responsible for their own transportation.Recruitment Counselors can encourage PNMs to go for a particular sorority.Panhellenic Membership recruitment Handbook, page 89. The role of recruitment counselors isto: Promote an understanding of the benefits of fraternity affiliation and emphasize the similarities inideals and goals of all women’s fraternities.Provide encouragement to the potential new members to continue recruitment through thePreference round during fully structured recruitment and to accept the maximum number ofinvitations possible during each round of recruitment.You may solicit fraternity men to help recruit PNMs to your chapter.It’s appropriate to ask PNMs what other chapters they are visiting on any given day.This can be considered intimidationSaying something bad about another chapter might be mean, but it’s not an infraction.III.6.ab It is in accord with the dignity and good manners of fraternity women:A.To avoid disparaging remarks about any fraternity or college woman;B.To create friendly relations between fraternity and nonfraternitywomen;
Alumnae are exempt from CPC policies since they are no longer students at VCU, andtheir behavior cannot be enforced.False. Chapters can be held accountable for poor behavior by their alumnae.v.5 All members (including alumnae and new members) are responsible forunderstanding and observing the membership recruitment regulations as well asthe Virginia Commonwealth University Panhellenic Council Code of Ethics.Sorority women may visit a PNM’s residence during formal recruitment if they arestudying for a test or working on a class project.v.15. No fraternity members, including new members and alumnae, may visit apotential member in her place of residence during formal recruitment.Since CPC is actively seeking new members to join and does not want to scared offPNMs with the financial obligations, chapters may exclude some costs from their factsheets.v.18 A factual sheet including a list of fees to be incurred by members duringcollegiate membership, grade requirement, and housing obligations will beprovided to each Potential New Member by the Panhellenic Council. Eachchapter will be responsible for submitting the information to the Vice President ofRecruitment.Chapters may have tshirts on display that have fraternity letters on them, if thefraternity letters are on the back, or the tshirts are displayed in a way that the fraternityletters are hidden.Chapters may create promotional flyers for their individual chapters to be displayed inthe Commons, Shafer Court, and Larrick Student Center.v.23 All membership recruitment publicity for the Formal Recruitment Process willbe the sole responsibility of the College Panhellenic Council through the CPCMarketing Team which is made up of active members of the CPC community.Any flyers or promotional items are to go through the CPC approval process.With the exception of Phi Sigma Rho, no flyer or promotional item, other than tshirts or bid day items will be approved for use prior to recruitment.Chapter members may drink alcohol in the privacy of their own residencies during formalrecruitment, but may not engage in alcoholic activities with fraternity men, or outside oftheir personal residences.v.25 Per the NPC Unanimous Agreement, no sorority woman or potential new membermay have any association with alcohol starting 24 hours before the start of formalrecruitment through 24 hours after bid day. For Formal Recruitment 2013 that
would be 4:00 p.m. on Thursday August 29, 2013 through 7:00 p.m. on Monday,September 3, 2013.Chapters may host one philanthropy based open event in the fall before the start offormal recruitment.vi.2. Prior to the defined Formal Recruitment period, no sorority may host an event oractivity for the purpose of recruitment.