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Greek Life

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3 College Senior

Greek Life: Greek life at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is somewhat relaxed and lowkey.

3 College Junior

Greek Life: Greek life is not at all a big part of the lives on campus. The students do not revolve around it so we are indifferent if we join or not.

4 College Junior

Greek Life: From my perspective as a Non-Greek, I see Greeks as very involved on campus but there is some divide and stereotypical ideas present.

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4 College Junior

Greek Life: There is a variety and people of the greek community do alot on campus

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4 College Freshman

Greek Life: Greek Life is an important aspect at UNCG. It encourages you to make a nice little family that will help you engage and interact on campus.

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One thing's for sure: Greek life definitely doesn't dominate the social scene on campus. Sure, you may hear about the frat parties, but there are always other options for weekend fun. At UNCG, there are several fraternities and sororities to pledge if that is your kind of thing, but they're easy to ignore if it isn't. In fact, many students are quite oblivious to any Greek happenings on campus at all, and some prefer it to stay that way.

Among those actually involved in UNCG's fraternities and sororities, the vast majority is very pleased with the experience. They like the sense of brotherhood or sisterhood, and many walk away with amazing memories. Most fraternities and sororities perform some type of philanthropy, and the community service work they do helps organizations like the Ronald McDonald House, Relay for Life, and children's hospitals, just to name a few. All in all, if the fraternities and sororities are making a difference in the community, who can blame them for throwing an awesome party every now and then? All work and no play is certainly not a Greek value.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrad Men in Fraternities
8%
Undergrad Women in Sororities
6%
Number of Fraternities
12
Number of Sororities
10
Fraternities
  • Alpha Phi Alpha
  • Delta Sigma Phi
  • Kappa Alpha Psi
  • Kappa Delta Rho
  • Lambda Chi Alpha
  • Omega Psi Phi
  • Phi Beta Sigma
  • Pi Kappa Alpha
  • Pi Kappa Phi
  • Psi Sigma Phi
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon
  • Theta Delta Chi
Sororities
  • Alpha Chi Omega
  • Alpha Delta Pi
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
  • Chi Omega
  • Chi Upsilon Sigma
  • Delta Sigma Theta
  • Sigma Gamma Rho
  • Sigma Sigma Sigma
  • Theta Nu Xi
  • Zeta Phi Beta
Multicultural Colonies
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
  • Alpha Phi Alpha
  • Chi Upsilon Sigma
  • Delta Sigma Theta
  • Kappa Alpha Psi
  • Phi Beta Sigma
  • Psi Sigma Phi
  • Theta Nu Xi
  • Zeta Phi Beta
Other Greek Organizations
  • College Panhellenic Council
  • InterFraternity Council
  • Multicultural Greek Council
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council
Did You Know?
  • Each year, Phi Theta Zeta hosts a Puppy Sit by the fountain in front of the Atrium. They get puppies from local shelters and keep them on campus for a day so the animals can play and get human interaction, as the passing students stop and play with the adorable puppies.
  • The Alpha Delta Pi sorority hosts an annual BYOB party—Bring Your Own Banana, that is—to promote sobriety on campus. Students provide the bananas, and the sorority provides all of the ice cream and toppings for banana split desserts.

Student Polls

What is Greek life's role in the campus social scene?     Based on 186 responses

  • 18% Greek life is pretty big. You don't have to join to enjoy the parties, but you might want to consider it.
  • 57% Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.
  • 2% Greek life is huge-you're no one if you're not Greek.
  • 21% Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.
  • 2% We don't have Greek life.

What is the general attitude of non-Greeks toward Greeks?    Based on 186 responses

  • 14% Most non-Greeks think Greeks do great things for the community.
  • 53% Most non-Greeks are indifferent about Greeks.
  • 17% Non-Greeks think Greeks are only good for the parties they throw.
  • 16% Non-Greeks see Greeks as snobby and cliquey.

How difficult is it to get into a fraternity or sorority?    Based on 186 responses

  • 7% Very easy.
  • 61% Somewhat easy.
  • 30% Somewhat difficult.
  • 2% Very difficult.
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