- What is a fraternity?
- What is a sorority?
- Is there a GPA requirement for joining a fraternity or sorority?
- How much money does it cost to be in a fraternity or sorority?
- What is recruitment?
- What is the period of new member education (formerly "pledging")?
- How long is the period for new member education?
A chiefly social organization of men students at a college or university, usually designated by Greek letters. It is also a group of people joined by similar backgrounds, occupations, interests, or tastes. It is the quality or condition of being brothers.
Sorority means sisterhood. It is a chiefly social organization of women students at a college or university, usually designated by Greek letters.
To be eligible to join, you must have a 2.4 GPA and be at least a second semester freshman.
Dues are paid twice a year and usually range from $175-$300 per semester. There is also a fee to attend women's recruitment in January.
The process by which Greeks and potential new members become more acquainted with each other is known as recruitment.
Pledging is a period of new member education where a new member becomes acquainted with all of the sisters or brothers and learns about the traditions and values of the fraternity or sorority.
After recruitment the new member education program lasts 5-10 weeks.