Partnering with Your Student during Fraternity & Sorority Recruitment. This Webinar is brought to you by the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Programs and Office of Orientation & Student Transitions . Benefits of Greek Life. Membership in a fraternity or sorority will offer your student:
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This Webinar is brought to you by the
Office of Fraternity & Sorority Programs
Office of Orientation & Student Transitions
Membership in a fraternity or sorority will offer your student:
At Tulane, we recognize 26 outstanding Greek organizations: Recruitment11 Interfraternity Council FraternitiesDelta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority6 National Pan-Hellenic Fraternities and Sororities7 Panhellenic SororitiesOrder of Omega Greek HonoraryEach of these organizations is centered around the values of brotherhood/sisterhood, leadership development, academic achievement, and community service.
Eleven national fraternities
Values centered on brotherhood, leadership, community service, social events, and athletics
Spring 2010 GPA Data:
Spring 2010 GPA Data:
Panhellenic RecruitmentCouncil (PHC)
Typical social activities include formal dances, date parties, and mixers.
Spring 2010 GPA Data:
The mission of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Programs is to enrich the capacities of members of the fraternity and sorority community through opportunities and experiences that develop and maintain the values of leadership, scholarship, service, citizenship, personal growth, interpersonal relationships, sisterhood, and brotherhood.
Please do not hesitate to contact the office as needed
Our main contact information:
www.greek.tulane.edu, [email protected], 504-865-OFSP
Director of Fraternity & Sorority Programs:
Liz Schafer, [email protected]
Assistant Director of Fraternity & Sorority Programs:
Julia Hankins, [email protected]
National emphasis on organizations’ values
Fit & comfort level
We proudly recognize our 25 fraternities and sororities. They work closely with the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Programs and are held to a high set of standards.
Other organizations that may exist as “underground fraternities”:
do not report to or affiliate with OFSP
operate with uncertainty as to their status in terms of membership, behavior and conduct, and organization
are prohibited from affiliating with Tulane University but still recruit our students as members.
Delta Kappa Epsilon (Deke)
Omega Psi Phi (Omega or Ques)
Pi Kappa Alpha (Pike)
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
We strongly discourage students from joining a fraternity that the University does not recognize.
Often people assume that membership in a fraternity or sorority interferes with academic and scholarly pursuits, however, scholarship is an important facet of Greek life.
It’s no wonder that for the past 24 consecutive semesters, the all Greek GPA has been higher than the all-student GPA at Tulane!!
Recruitment Convocation/Final Day to Sign-Up
Chapters host Recruitment Events
Bids issued by staff and IFC officers*
* Often fraternities will tell students they are recruiting that they have a bid from the fraternity. Please note that no student has an official bid from any fraternity until this date.
In the beginning of the spring semester, NPHC will hold “Meet the Greeks,” and individual chapters may also choose to do informational meetings. Informationals are usually scheduled 1-2 weeks in advance.
Intake is supervised by local graduate chapters.
The costs of joining a Greek organization vary between groups and councils. Below are rough estimates:
All dues cover programs, insurance fees, and national benefits. Some also include a meal plan, social events, transportation to events, t-shirts, a chapter house, and more!
Hazing includes, but is not limited to, acts of servitude and/or behavior that humiliates, degrades, embarrasses, harasses or ridicules an individual or otherwise is harmful or potentially harmful to an individual’s physical, emotional or psychological well-being, as an actual or apparent condition for initial or continued affiliation with an group.
Tulane’s Greek Life Website: www.greek.tulane.edu
All about the IFC: www.nicindy.org
All about NPHC: www.nphchq.org
All About Panhellenic: www.npcwomen.org
Parents information from NPC: www.sororityparents.com
Student/Staff Contacts: www.greek.tulane.edu/contact.html