Fraternity & Sorority Life

Membership in a fraternity or sorority often provides students with vast opportunities to develop lifelong friendships, leadership skills, scholastic achievement, social interaction, and networking communities.

sMembership in a fraternity or sorority often provides students with vast opportunities to develop lifelong friendships, leadership skills, scholastic achievement, social interaction, and networking communities. FSU students who are members of fraternities and sororities are scholars, campus leaders, athletes and positively contribute and enhance the FSU experience.

Fraternity and Sorority Life at FSU has been in existence since 1954. The University has 4 sororities and 5 fraternities with chapters under the National Pan-Hellenic Council and 1 fraternity under the Independent Greek Council.

Membership Intake Process for Students

All students are responsible for ensuring that the University and state statute regarding hazing are upheld.

a. A student must first attend the University recognized interest meeting of the fraternity or sorority of their choice.

b. Every student interested in joining a fraternity or sorority must register in the Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 211 RJSC within the designated time frame, sign required documents and a statement acknowledging that they understand the University’s rules and regulations governing fraternities, sororities, and social fellowships and the NC General Statutes prohibiting hazing.

c. A student must meet the student academic eligibility guidelines as stated in Section III, A, 7.

d. A student must meet the University’s immunization guidelines. It is highly recommended that students contact Student Health Services at 672.1454 to ensure compliance a semester prior to Intake.

e. If a student is found guilty of violating the Code of Conduct during any part of the Intake process, he or she shall be ineligible to continue the process.

f. Individual organizations retain the right to select members through their prescribed national guidelines. Students who have concerns or questions regarding non-acceptance to an organization should address those concerns to the organization’s campus advisor or further questions should be addressed to the organization’s regional, state, district or national office.

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