As your son or daughter makes the transition from high school to UT Arlington, one decision that will impact the rest of their life is whether or not to join a Fraternity or Sorority. The Greek community plays an important role on campus as a well as throughout the community. Leadership, scholarship, community service & brotherhood/sisterhood are the ideals that these organizations are founded upon.
The UT Arlington Fraternity and Sorority Life community positively contributes to student development. Membership in a fraternity/sorority helps students feel a connection to the University and their chapters. It offers a scholastic support system, opportunities for community service, and close friends who will provide encouragement and support when times are difficult.
UT Arlington is home to a very and diverse Fraternity and Sorority Life Community. The University administration works diligently with collegiate, Alumni and National Headquarters’ of the respective Fraternity and Sorority chapters to assure the highest quality of experience for each student involved in Fraternity and Sorority Life. As a parent, you are undoubtedly concerned about your son and daughter’s college experience and the choices they make. If you should have any questions about Greek Life, we welcome you to call us at 817.272.9234.
UT Arlington Fraternity and Sorority Life at a glance:
- with 31 Greek organizations and over 850 members, Greeks make up about 3% of the full-time UT Arlington undergraduate population. [this makes us one of the largest student organizations on campus]
- each Greek organization is a self-governing business. Students, with the assistance and guidance of Alumni advisors, collect, budget, & allocate $50,000+ each academic year towards a myriad of events and programs.
- cumulatively, the Greek community raised and donates over $50,000 and over 10,000 service hours to charitable groups every academic year.
- the majority
of our Greek members are employed outside of the classroom in order to help
finance their education. [time-management skills are paramount with Greeks]
- there are over 200 leadership positions in and within the Fraternity and Sorority community alone!