Fall Recruitment

We will be starting fall recruitment for sophomores and above in the first few weeks of the fall 2019 semester. Learn more about membership requirements and eligibility here. You can find the dates for info sessions and recruitment events on the Recruitment page.

Freshmen are welcome to come out and learn more about us through the info sessions, and are able to join through spring recruitment.

We look forward to seeing you!


Sigma Iota Rho brings many distinguished speakers to campus and seeks to enrich the knowledge of the university’s students on a diverse array of issues.

Aside from our speaker events, our organization regularly organizes member visits to embassies in the D.C. area, cultural centers, museums, conferences, and more.

Each year, Sigma Iota Rho at GWU hosts events with leading scholars and practitioners in the field of International Affairs. Some of our previous distinguished guests have included:

  • Jane Lute, UN Assistant Secretary General for Peacebuilding Support
  • Elizabeth Jones, Former Assistant Secretary of State
  • Edward Allen, Council on Foriegn Relations Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow
  • Matthew Goodman, William E Simon Chair in Political Economy at the Center, CSIS

We are working to provide a full list of upcoming events for the 2018-2019 school year. Please check back soon, or email sir@gwu.edu for more information