The Fraternity and Sorority Life Office strives to provide leadership opportunities, training, social development and positive recognition to UT Arlington through Greek-letter fraternal organizations and campus wide events and activities.
The purpose of Fraternity and Sorority Life is to provide programs and services to the University community to actively engage students on campus by exposing them to activities and events that foster a positive campus and community relationship and instill the values of the founding of Greek organizations. In addition, Fraternity and Sorority Life provides a wide variety of university and community events with the intent to increase University recognition and exposure in the community. By doing this, Fraternity and Sorority Life will assist a student’s personal growth, development and understanding of life skills through leadership opportunities and practical application of skills.
The staff involved with the UT Arlington fraternities and sororities work closely with student leaders and staff from throughout the university to help ensure a successful experience and positive learning environment. The Fraternity and Sorority community offers a unique experience in leadership, service, academics, brotherhood/sisterhood, campus involvement and personal growth to enhance your college experience.
What we value
Fraternities and sororities were all founded on a set of Values that all members are expected to adhere to. One of the most distinguishable aspects of Fraternity and Sorority Life, that sets it apart from any other organizational structure on any college campus, is their adherence to a Ritual that binds members together.
In addition to these values, Fraternity and Sorority Life has a core set of values that are Pillars of the Fraternity and Sorority Life comunity at UT Arlington:
The fraternity and sorority community at UT Arlington is supportive of the academic mission and seeks to provide opportunities for students to be succesful in their academic endeavors. Each organization and its members are required to maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5.
Service and Philanthropy
The fraternity and sorority community at UT Arlington values service and philanthropic efforts to the Arlington community and beyond. Participation in community service and philanthropy builds character through the realization of the needs of others. The fraternity and sorority community raised over $100,000 and served almost 15,000 hours of community service to local and national non-profit organizations in the 2013-2014 academic year.
The fraternity and sorority community at UT Arlington strives to provide opportunities for students to enhance and develop their leadership skills through campus involvement. In addiiton, fraternities and sororities not only provide training on the principles of leadership, they are laboratories in which these principles can be tested. Each chapter is self-governed and offers its members the opportunity to maximize their leadership potential through chapter participation and campus involvement.
Brotherhood & Sisterhood
The fraternity and sorority community at UT Arlington is dedicated to connecting studnet and alumni to a positive lifelong fraternal experience. This is one of the foundations of the fraternity and sorority experience. The unique personalities of fraternity and sorority members provide a diverse and well-rounded community. The ideal of brotherhood and sisterhood is a cornerstone that each fraternity and sorority is built upon and is reflected in each chapter.
The Latin American Student Organization regularly participates in Hispanic Heritage Month, Homecoming, Oozeball, and Semana de Cultura.