Fraternity and Sorority Life


Fraternity and Sorority Life
Fraternity and Sorority Life
What do you hope to gain from your
college experience?
What We Do
Fraternities and Sororities are organizations of people who
have found a unique bond of friendship within a framework of
values and ideals.
Building Community
• The 35 fraternities and sororities at Missouri State University
offer students the opportunity to find their place
• Fraternity and sorority members make up about 16% of the
undergraduate campus population
• Average GPA is 3.17
Engaging with Springfield
• During the 2015-2016 academic
year, Missouri State fraternities
and sororities:
• Raised $116,896 for local and
national philanthropic partners
• Volunteered 47,370 service
• Donated over 36,000 items to
local non-profit organizations,
such as canned goods, clothing,
and hygiene products
Providing Support
• Chapters offer mentoring
programs within the
organization and with alumni
• Connections to academic
resources and other students in
your major
• Academic scholarships are
available through Missouri State
and inter/national organizations
Developing Leaders
• Opportunities for leadership positions
within the chapter and on governing
• Members attend regional and national
conferences to learn about leadership
development, chapter management,
and to build their professional network
• We provide ongoing membership
development opportunities to learn
from nationally recognized speakers
on a variety of educational topics
Preparation for the Future
• There are over 9 million Greek
members nationally1
• 85% of Fortune 500 executives
belong to a fraternity or sorority2
• College graduates who were
members of a fraternity or sorority are
more likely to be engaged in their
"Fraternity and Sorority Facts | Fraternity & Sorority Life." New
Jersey Institute of Technology. Web. 22 May 2016.
Ibid, n.p.
"Gallup Research." North American Interfraternity Conference. Web.
22 May 2016.
Learn More About FSL
• Fraternity & Sorority Life 101
• Sunday, August 21st
• 12:00pm in Hammons Student
• New Student Festival
• Sunday, August 21st
• 3:00pm in Plaster Student
Average Chapter Size: 65
Fall Semester $335-$865
Spring Semester $90-$500
Alpha Gamma Rho | Alpha Gamma Sigma | Alpha Kappa Lambda
Alpha Tau Omega | Delta Chi | Delta Sigma Phi | Kappa Sigma
Lambda Chi Alpha | Phi Delta Theta | Phi Gamma Delta | Pi Kappa Alpha
Pi Kappa Phi | Sigma Chi | Sigma Nu | Sigma Phi Epsilon | Sigma Pi
Sigma Tau Gamma | Tau Kappa Epsilon | Theta Chi
FLOW (Fraternity Life Opening Weekend)
• IFC Welcome Back BBQ
Tuesday, August 23rd
• Fraternity Life Opening Weekend (FLOW)
Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th
Registration is not required
• IFC Sponsored Recruitment
Monday, August 28th through Friday, September 9th
IFC Fraternity Housing
• 12 chapters have chapter houses
• Live-in requirements vary by chapter
• The average capacity varies by chapter
• Room and board cost $360-$645 per month
Usually includes internet, utilities, trash, and parking
Some chapters offer meals but most do not
• Each chapter has different pricing structures that they can discuss
with you
National Pan-Hellenic
Average Chapter Size: 7
Cost: Inquire with each organization
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. | Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. | Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. | Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
NPHC Membership Intake
• Membership intake is the process of selecting, educating and
initiating new members into a NPHC chapter. This process is
prescribed by the national organization.
• Each chapter conducts intake once every 1-2 years
• Discretion and professionalism are very important
• Chapters often require a GPA above 2.5, 12-24 college credit hours,
and letters of recommendation
• Contact the President or Intake Chair directly
• When a chapter is conducting intake, they will host an informational
meeting where you can learn more about their process
Panhellenic Council
Average Chapter Size: 240
Fall Semester $680-$1,019
Spring Semester $415-$975
Alpha Chi Omega | Alpha Delta Pi | Alpha Omicron Pi
Alpha Sigma Alpha | Delta Zeta | Gamma Phi Beta
Sigma Kappa | Sigma Sigma Sigma |Xi Omicron Iota
Panhellenic Recruitment
• Formal Recruitment Orientation
Tuesday, August 23rd
• Panhellenic Formal Recruitment
Thursday, August 25th – Sunday, August 28th
Register at or visit our table next
to Starbucks
Register by Sunday, August 21st, fee is $50
• Bid Day
Monday, August 29th
• Xi Omicron Iota Recruitment
Monday, September 5th – Friday, September 9th
Panhellenic Sorority Housing
• Most organizations have a one year live-in requirement
• The average capacity of chapter houses is 55
• Room and board cost $670-$835 per month
Includes internet, about 10 meals a week, utilities, trash, and parking
• Each chapter has different pricing structures that they can discuss
with you
Start Something New
Alpha Omicron Pi
Alpha Tau Omega
Recruitment Interest Form
1. Log in to
2. Find the Campus Link portal on the “Profile”
3. Search for “Fraternity and Sorority Life”
4. Find the “Recruitment Interest Form” under the
“Forms” tab