Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions about recruitment along with our answers. Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions. Click here to contact us about recruitment or the Pledging Process.

What is Recruitment? 

Recruitment is a time when Delta Sigma Pi hosts a series of informational, professional, service, and social events on and around campus. It is a tremendous opportunity for those individuals interested in joining our Brotherhood to meet us and see what we are all about. It is an ideal time to get to know new people and see if Delta Sigma Pi is a good fit for a prospective candidate.

Why should I join a business fraternity? 

A professional fraternity such as Delta Sigma Pi will allow a personal to gain a sense of professionalism, while also balancing a sense of community and social interaction. Since we are a professional business fraternity, we pride ourselves in events that will allow people to learn more about the commercial world. This will allow someone to develop professional and personal skills, while also gaining a sense of unique Brotherhood and lifelong friendships one will make.

What distinguishes Delta Sigma Pi from other business fraternities? 

The Epsilon Lambda Chapter, though fairly new on campus, has had many great accomplishments and endeavors. We are constantly seeking opportunities to better ourselves professionally and personally. Since the chapter was re-activated  we have been working hard to gain a great sense of recognition in the Rochester area, as well as nationally, due to our events and innovative ideas. Delta Sigma Pi is unique because it stresses the importance of developing strong business skills to build strong, well rounded individuals, who have a great sense of integrity. While we strive to be professional in every sense, you will find that Brothers are down to earth and have no problems starting up conversations with anyone. In addition to this, we have built a strong relationship with alumni from across the globe and have a vast network of alumni at prestigious firms. This can be seen in the our Recognition section.

Is there a type of “person” the fraternity is looking for? 

No. There is no one single type of person that Delta Sigma Pi looks for. We look for individuals who are committed and loyal, Passionate for business, and that are from diverse backgrounds, interests, and regions.

What is pledging?

Pledging is an intensive  process that develops important professional skills, teaches potential members about the traditions and values of Delta Sigma Pi and transitions you into becoming a brother. Don’t worry, Delta Sigma Pi has long taken a stand against hazing in any form. Hazing activities have no place in Delta Sigma Pi and will not be condoned under any circumstance.

How difficult is pledging Delta Sigma Pi?

The pledging program is one that the designed to model the challenges of a corporate environment. The program is rigorous but if you speak to any Brother in the fraternity, they will tell you that it is manageable. The purpose of the program is to educate those interested in Delta Sigma Pi, imparting the values, traditions, and sense of dignity that some from the fraternity. Brothers are more than willing to help pledges and help you succeed.

Updated: Thursday, January 29, 2015 7:21 PM EST