• Brotherhood/Sisterhood. Any organization can offer you a friend, but only Greek life offers you a family. It’s a home away from home that extends beyond any one organization to include members all around the country.
• Scholarship. Academic success is one of the most important aspects to Greek students. Scholastics are promoted through strong support systems within each organization and it shows with the All Greek GPA being substantially higher than the Average Undergraduate GPA.
• Service. Each year our Greek students give thousands of hours of service to the community and hold fundraisers to make donations to various local and national charities. Every organization has its own national philanthropy, but many have also adopted local ones.
• Leadership. Each organization is self-governing making each chapter member a vital part of the Greek community. Greek students are also leaders on campus through their involvement with organizations like Orientation Team, SPA, SGA, and many others!
What does being Greek really mean?
Membership in a Greek letter organization is a lifetime obligation. Choosing the Greek community means working with a group of men or women who can exchange and stand for common goals and ideas and being held to a higher standard than other college students. The Greek experience during the college years is a gateway to many rewards and connections later in life.
Does it cost a lot to be Greek?
Joining a fraternity or sorority does carry a financial commitment as each chapter is self-supported through dues paid by their members. When students join a Greek letter organization, they also agree to pay dues and fees while in school to maintain membership. Although chapters may make accommodations for special needs, students should consider the financial obligation before deciding to join.
What is the time commitment involved in belonging to a Greek organization?
There is no minimum or maximum time that a student must donate to the fraternity or sorority. Through involvement with the chapter, students will learn to better manage their time, balancing academics, work and other commitments. Greeks find that being active in a fraternity or sorority is well worth the time they put into it.