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Frequently Asked Questions



 Interfraternity Council

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Join?

  • Each fall and spring the Interfraternity Council coordinates a "Rush Week" where men interested in joining a chapter have an opportunity to preview each organization. Chapters offer “bids,” or invitations to join, at any time before, during, and after "Rush Week."

What is the time commitment?

  • The time commitments vary based on the organization and the level of involvement you seek during membership. Students can be expected to participate in consistent chapter meetings, philanthropic and service events, in addition to required meetings and ritual ceremonies. Time management is a key skill to develop when joining and continuing through the fraternity experience. Many students also find time to balance their involvement with a part-time job or internship.

How much does it cost to be a member of a fraternity or sorority?

The cost of membership varies from chapter to chapter. Generally members are responsible for the following costs:

  • Dues to local and inter/national organizations
  • Initiation fee

Membership in a fraternity is a financial commitment that we encourage you to explore before seeking membership.

What does it mean to be a member for life?

          Membership in a fraternity is a lifelong commitment. While the fraternal experience is often focused on the collegiate years, alumni members are essential to our organizations. Often alumni continue to stay involved through advising or volunteering for their chapters.


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