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Fraternity & Sorority Life at DePauw University

Thank you for your interest in joining a fraternal organization at DePauw University. For more than 160 years, Fraternity and Sorority Life has and continues to have a significant impact on the DePauw community. Our Greek community is unique, distinctive and historical. DePauw is proud to have both Alpha Chi Omega and Kappa Alpha Theta founded on campus.

Today, just under seventy percent of students are affiliated with a Greek-letter organization on our campus. Members of our fraternity and sorority community are leaders in many distinctive honors programs, athletic teams and various organizations and clubs on campus.  Our fraternity and sorority community on campus is comprised of twenty-six organizations, each of which ascribe to their unique histories and values, and some of which belong to a specific governing council. The information below provides a brief description of each of the four governing councils and important information on how you can join one of DePauw's fraternities and sororities.

For general information about the many opportunities for joining a fraternity or sorority at DePauw, please visit the Campus Living and Community Development Office, located on the first floor of Anderson Street Hall. For council specific information for joining a fraternity or sorority at DePauw, please visit council-specific pages. For information about specific chapters on our campus, please visit the chapter-specific pages.

Important Recruitment Dates for 2014-2015 Academic Year

  • For information on joining a Multicultural Greek Council organization (MGC) or a National Pan-Hellenic Council organization, please contact Campus Living and Community Development.

  • Interfraternity Council (IFC) has scheduled their Recruitment Process to take place the last weekend of January 2015 and the first weekend of February 2015. For additional information about IFC as well as their Recruitment process, please refer to their council page.

  • Panhellenic Association has scheduled their Recruitment Process to begin Thursday, January 29th, 2015 and run through the first weekend of February 2015. The minimum cumulative GPA needed to not only participate in Recruitment, but to receive a bid from a Panhellenic organization is 2.5. For additional information about Panhellenic Association as well as their Formal Recruitment Process, please refer to their page.

Additional Links & Resources

Information for First-Year Students about Fraternity & Sorority Life

Information for Parents about Fraternity & Sorority Life

Information for Advisors & Alumni about Fraternity & Sorority Life

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