Definition: College kids who are interested in Greek life typically go through a ritual called rush. Rush is a series of social events and gatherings that allow prospective and current fraternity or sorority members to get to know each other. At the end of rush, Greek houses offer "bids" to the students they think are the best fits for membership. Rush lasts anywhere from a week to several weeks. Depending on the university, rush may take place before fall semester begins, a week or two into fall, or at the beginning of second semester.
Also Known As: Recruitment