Academics

  • Greeks recognize that academic achievement is the basis for future success.
  • A minimum GPA is required to join a Greek organization and to maintain good standing within the organization. Each GPA requirement is based on a national standard that each chapter upholds, they may vary from organization to organization.
  • The all-fraternity and sorority GPA is consistently higher than the all-campus GPA.
  • Each chapter develops academic programming.
  • The fraternity and sorority governing bodies recognize outstanding individual and chapter scholarship each semester.

GPA Requirements

Each chapter sets their own GPA requirement.

  • Sororities (NPC) - minimum GPA requirement ranges from 2.50-2.70
    • Delta Delta Delta
    • Delta Gamma
    • Delta Zeta
    • Kappa Kappa Gamma
    • Kappa Alpha Theta
  • Fraternities (IFC) - minimum GPA requirement ranges from 2.50-3.00
    • Alpha Sigma Phi
    • Chi Phi
    • Delta Tau Delta
    • Phi Delta Theta
    • Phi Gamma Delta
    • Sigma Phi Epsilon

Community Service & Philanthropy

  • Each chapter holds annual philanthropic and service events.
  • Fraternity and sorority organizations serve the local community and special philanthropies.
  • Service projects include tutoring at local elementary schools, blood drives, Adopt-a-Highway cleanups, clothing and food drives, and a campus-wide cleanup.
  • Chapter philanthropies include St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Reading is FUNdamental, the American Cancer Society, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Livestrong Foundation, the Red Cross, the Children’s Miracle Network, as well as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA).

Leadership

  • Students can take major leadership roles within their chapters as well as one of the fraternity and sorority governing councils.
  • Leaders develop skills for self-governance, responsibility, accountability, and communication.
  • Fraternity and sorority members are regularly involved as leaders in other campus organizations.
  • National and regional leadership conferences and officer training programs are offered annually.