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UT Arlington College Panhellenic

What is the College panhellenic council?

The College Panhellenic Council (CPH) at UT Arlington is the coordinating body of the National Panhellenic Conference sororities chapters represented at UT Arlington. The council is comprised of an Executive Board of officers along with  delegates from each member group. CPH provides support and services to the almost 300 Panhellenic sorority members as well as representing sorority life to the University and the surrounding community. 

why join a CPH sorority?

CPH sororities offer members a wide array of opportunities and benefits. These include philanthropy and community service events, social activities, academic support, leadership development, a supportive home environment, a national network of sisters, close friendships, and memories that last a lifetime!

Cost of joining 

Each fraternity and sorority has membership dues each semester, these fees are what is used to pay for programming like service, educational, and social events as well as some fees are paid to the national organization for things like initiation fees, badge fees, insurance, etc... Most of our College Panhellenic women work to pay their dues, payment of fees is mandatory to remain in the sorority at all times. The cost can seem like a lot but as you meet our organizations we encourage you to discuss what these fees cover to better understand the cost and financial expectations. 

 

NEW MEMBER FEES

PAID DURING FALL 17

Does not usually include shirts and some social events.

ACTIVE MEMBERS FEES

STARTING SPRING 18

Does not usually include shirts and some social events.

COST OF LIVING IN THE HOUSE

Includes any bills or costs associated with living in the house. Meals are not provided for women living in the house.

Alpha Chi Omega

$1,013

$680

$420 per month

Women living in the house sign an annual lease, with monthly payments at $420, the house remains open year round. 

Delta Delta Delta

$1,516 (inclusive of events but not t-shirts)

$1,020 (inclusive of events but not t-shirts)

$3,307 per semester, includes rent and the member’s dues (Aug-Dec and Jan-May)

Delta Zeta

$781

$805

Information coming soon

Zeta Tau Alpha

$1,216

$891

$2,969 per semester (Aug-Dec and Jan-May)

Academic Requirements 

Each sorority strives to achieve excellence as an organization and to empower individual members to succeed at UT Arlington, Each sorority requires a minimum cumulative grade point average to join, and women are also required to maintain academic standards during their membership. 

Alpha Chi Omega

Minimum cumulative High School GPA to join: 3.00

Minimum cumulative College GPA to join: 2.50 

Delta Zeta

Minimum cumulative High School GPA to join: 2.75

Minimum cumulative College GPA to join: 2.75

Delta Delta Delta

Minimum cumulative High School GPA to join: 2.50

Minimum cumulative College GPA to join 2.50

Zeta Tau Alpha

Minimum cumulative High School GPA to join: 3.00

Minimum cumulative College GPA to join: 2.75

How to join - registrer and attend primary recruitment

CPH Primary Recruitment is the process through which interested individuals join a sorority through the process of mutual selection. Potential New Members meet members from every chapter, participate in activities, take house tours, and decide which sorority is the right one for them. Membership recruitment consists of three rounds of events-Round 1 (Values and Sisterhood), Round 2 (Philanthropy), and Round 3 (Preference). These rounds become more formal and longer as the days progresses.

FALL 2017CPH primary RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE

All Events are mandatory to attend unless there is a class conflict. 

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 – Parent/Family Orientation

  • Not required for parents/families to attend, intended to answer any questions that parents/families may have as well as explain the Formal Recruitment process.
  • 6:00 – 7:00 pm
  • Location TBA (University Center)

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 – Recruitment Orientation

Required for any woman going through Recruitment. The orientation consists of examining sorority membership at UT Arlington, challenging potential members to look at their personal values and expectations for joining a sorority. The program will also answer any questions about the recruitment process, introduce a potential new member’s small group, and explain logistics.

  • 7:00-9:00pm
  • Location, TBA (University Center)
  • Potential New Members should wear casual clothing, whatever she is most comfortable in.

Thursday, August 31, 2017 – Open House

  • Location, Greek Row, TBA
  • Check in- TBA (evening)

Friday, September 1, 2017 – Round 1 Values and Sisterhood

Chapters will share with potential members their values and aspects of sisterhood that make their chapter unique, potential members should expect to also share their personal values and expectations of sorority membership.

  • Potential New Members will check-in at 3:00
  • Check-in will be in the Palo Duro of the University Center
  • Potential New Members should not expect to not leave before 9:30 pm
  • Potential New Members will wear the CPH t-shirt provided and whatever bottoms she is most comfortable in. Shoes should be sandals or something similar that is comfortable for walking.

Saturday, September 2, 2017 – Round 2 Philanthropy

Potential New Members will spend time with chapters meeting members of the chapter and hearing more about non-profit organizations that the chapters support locally and nationally.

  • Potential New Members will check-in at 1:00
  • Check-in will be in the Palo Duro of the University Center
  • Potential New Members can expect to not leave before 9:00 pm
  • Potential New Members will wear casual dress, pants, or something similar with sandals or heels but something comfortable for walking. 

recruitment registration 

To register for CPH Primary Recruitment you will need the following:

  • You will need to ensure that you have at least 25-30 minutes, the registration form is lengthy.
  • Your high school transcript if you graduated in 2017, if you graduated before 2017 and have attended a college or university you will need your transcript from the most recent school you were enrolled in.
  • A photo of yourself, this photo is shared with the sorority chapters to ensure they are able to identify you during the formal recruitment process.
  • To finalize your registration you will need to pay the $65 registration fee at the time of registration. This fee is covers your shirt for day one, meals, and the logistical cost to facilitate formal recruitment. 
  • The registration link, click here

2017 College Panhellenic Executive Officers - COMING SOON, for immediate information contact cph@uta.edu

Current PHC Chapters at UT Arlington

Alpha Chi Omega Sorority
Epsilon Lambda Chapter
National Website:
Chapter Website: www.alphachiomegauta.com/

Delta Delta Delta Sorority
Beta Epsilon Chapter
National Website: www.deltadeltadelta.org/
Chapter Website: uta.tridelta.org

Delta Zeta Sorority
Iota Psi Chapter
National Website: www.deltazeta.org/

Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority
Zeta Sigma Chapter
National Website: www.zetataualpha.org/
Chapter Website: uta.zetataualpha.org/