Benefits of Joining
- Fraternity and Sorority Life provides students with a variety of leadership opportunities and ways to stay involved on campus.
- Students can participate in their own chapters by serving as officers, or on one of the committees each chapter maintains.
- Additional opportunities exist through involvement as officers or delegates on their respective councils.
- Fraternity and Sorority Life encourages leadership experiences and recognizes them as an important part of a well-rounded education.
- Opportunities to acquire leadership skills through hands-on experience.
- Greek students are more active on campus and in community activities
- Fraternity and Sorority Life gives students the opportunity to develop friendships that persist through their time at UNO and into their future.
- Friendships formed through Fraternity and Sorority Life create a support group to help ease the adjustment to college.
- Fraternity and Sorority Life provides encouragement to get involved, stay involved and maximize their potential on campus.
- Greeks have national networks for its members that are helpful in finding jobs or internships. Wherever a member ends up after college, chances are high that he/she will be able to find an alumni chapter or other members of their fraternity or sorority in the area.
Commitment to Philanthropy and Service
- The fraternity and sorority community at UNO prides itself on the dedicated service it provides to the community.
- Each chapter on campus holds a fundraiser every year to raise money for local and national causes.
- The fraternity and sorority community also participates in service events on and off campus. Active participation in community service has been facilitated by Fraternity and Sorority Life’s recent collaboration with the Community Engagement Center on campus.
- Fraternity and Sorority Life members work with local organizations to develop and serve on charitable projects.
- In 2015 UNO Fraternity Sorority Life raised over $100,000
- Greek alumni give both more money and more frequently to their alma mater than non-Greek alumni.
- Upon graduation, Greek members are more likely to get involved in volunteer and charitable organizations.
- Historically, Greek-letter organizations were founded on the principles of academic success and camaraderie. Today is no different.
- Our members realize that academic achievement is the main priority of UNO students. Greek-letter organizations continue to strive for academic excellence and promote scholarship by providing academic resources for their members including tutors, academic advisors, study groups, scholarships, and awards.
- Chapter members know the importance of helping new students to adjust to university academics. Many chapters have a rewards system based on GPA. Prospective members must meet a minimum GPA in order to be initiated (currently a 2.50) and then must maintain a minimum GPA to remain an active member. In fact, Fraternity and Sorority Life members’ GPA(s) are traditionally higher than their non-Greek colleagues.
- Fraternity and Sorority Life’s leading focus is on academic achievement. UNO proudly recognizes the all fraternity and all sorority GPA is consistently above the all female and all male GPA.
- Greek students are more likely to stay in college than non-Greek students.
- College graduates who belong to a sorority or fraternity tend to be more financially successful than other college graduates.
All UNO Student GPA: 2.92
All Greek GPA: 3.14
All Female Student GPA: 3.01
All Greek Female GPA: 3.22
All Male Student GPA: 2.83
All Greek Male GPA: 3.10
All UNO Student GPA: 2.97
All Greek GPA: 3.23
All Female Student GPA: 3.06
All Greek Female GPA: 3.27
All Male Student GPA: 2.89
All Greek Male GPA: 3.18
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