Greek Life: How to Join

Joining a fraternity or sorority is a lifetime commitment and joining the UW-Whitewater Greek Community mean you are joining our family. To join, our community standards have set the following requirements to join:

  • It is required to have a 2.7 Cumulative GPA to join any fraternity or sorority at UW-Whitewater.
  • Look for flyers, signs, brochures, social media, and other promotional materials at the start of each semester for formal and informal recruitment as well as intake information from specific organizations.
  • Each organization has different requirements set by their national or international organization. Please contact the individual UW-Whitewater chapter for information regarding specific chapter requirements.

Our community has two styles of recruiting or attaining new members. Those are formal or informal recruitment and intake processes. Each is defined below:

Formal Recruitment:

Formal Recruitment is the primary selection period of the year for potential new members that include scheduled events for entertaining and selecting new members. In the fall prospective members have the opportunity to learn more about each sorority or fraternity that participates in formal recruitment. This process allows individuals to become acquainted with each organization to make an informed decision about membership.

Sorority Formal Recruitment:

Looking to join one of our Panhellenic Council Sororities? 

  • Alpha Sigma Sorority
  • Delta Zeta Sorority 
  • Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority
  • Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority

Enroll now for Fall 2017 Recruitment COMING SOON!

Fraternity Formal Recruitment:

Looking to join one of our Interfraternity Council fraternities? 

  • Alpha Sigma Phi
  • Chi Sigma Tau
  • Delta Chi
  • Lambda Alpha Upsilon
  • Lambda Chi Alpha
  • Phi Chi Epsilon
  • Pi Kappa Alpha
  • Sigma Tau Gamma
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Phi Delta Theta

Fall 2017 Formal Recruitment Information COMING SOON!

Intake Process:

An intake process is the educational process that one goes through in order to become a member of an organization. This process is different for each organization that does intake. In general, a potential new member decides which organization to join by showing interest towards a particular organization in ways such as attending the organization's events, contacting the president of the organization, etc. 

UW-Whitewater Greek Organizations that Participate in Intake:
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • Chi Sigma Tau National Fraternity, Inc.
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Gamma Alpha Omega Sorority, Inc.
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Lambda Alpha Upsilon Fraternity, Inc.
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
  • Zeta Sigma Chi Multicultural Sorority, Inc.

To learn more about the organizations that use the intake process, please email us as at