Fraternities will help you find your niche on campus, offer academic assistance and support, encourage you to be active in student organizations and community service, open doors of opportunity, create a network of support, assist you in developing social skills, and give you a chance to make friends which will last a lifetime.
Fraternity life revolves around four key concepts:
Academics—Excelling academically is a first priority for all fraternity members and the all-fraternity grade-point average consistently surpasses the UW all-men's average.
Leadership—Fraternities provide members with opportunities to acquire leadership skills and gain real world work experience while still in school.
Community Service—Being a member of a fraternity means having the opportunity to be constantly giving back to your community.
Brotherhood—Belonging, sharing common values, living within a chapter house, and collaborating to achieve success all promote a strong sense of brotherhood and define fraternity life.
Want good grades and high marks? Did you come to college to excel in a higher education institution and truly learn? Excellent, because so did we.
Each fraternity at the University of Washington works to help their new and current members learn and develop through higher education. Fraternities promote academic excellence through private Greek peer tutoring, class selection assistance, , resource information, increased computer lab access, and scholarship opportunities.
Many chapters work to provide new members with upper-classmen study partners, all house quiet hours, and help to arrange for tutors and study sessions. Fraternities help hundreds of new students each year by providing a successful transition from high school into college.
There are standards, and then there are Greek standards. Excelling academically is a first priority for all fraternity members and the all-fraternity grade-point average consistently surpasses the UW all-men's average. In addition, [blank] fraternity men make the Dean's List by maintaining at least a 3.5 GPA. Check out our Past Grade Reports.
Fraternities at the University of Washington offer their members a wide range of leadership opportunities unparalleled anywhere else on campus. Each fraternity provides its members with the opportunities to serve as officers, committee representatives, and a variety of other executive and non-executive positions.
From free leadership retreats to networking opportunities, fraternities provide members with opportunities to acquire leadership skills and gain real world work experience while still in school.
Fraternity members also hold many students leadership positions on campus ranging from club presidents to delegates on ASUW Senate to members on the ASUW Board of Directors.
IFC Awards are presented each year to recognize to recognize outstanding leadership by individuals and chapters.
Community service is one of the cornerstones of fraternity membership. Being a member of a fraternity means having the opportunity to be constantly giving back to your community.
Fraternities host entertaining philanthropic events throughout the year where members of fraternities and sororities participate in fun activities while raising money for awareness and various causes.
This opportunity is a source of pride within our Greek Community and the support that you will experience is unlike what you will experience anywhere else.
On a campus with more than 40,000 students, it's easy to feel lost and alone. Joining a fraternity not only makes the UW feel smaller, but also provides a home away from home.
As a member of a fraternity you will meet brothers from various backgrounds with a diverse array of interests, and through these interactions you will form lifetime friendships.
Brotherhood is the backbone of the fraternal experience. Belonging, sharing common values, living within a chapter house, and collaborating to achieve success all promote a strong sense of brotherhood and define fraternity life.