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[NATIONAL PAN-HELLENIC COUNCIL (NPHC) MEMBERSHIP INTAKE]

  • Each NPHC chapter has an independent membership selection process and every chapter has its own criteria for GPA and completed college hours but the overall Baylor requirement is a 2.5 GPA and at least 12 semester hours.
  • The NPHC Council will host Greek 101 (informational) at the beginning of each semester.
  • Informational sessions are held during both semesters to meet prospective members.
  • Membership Intake Process occurs from the time a member joins through the time they are initiated, which is no longer than 5 weeks depending on the chapter.
  • To get involved, prospective students should research the various chapters and attend the informational sessions to indicate their interest and meet with the individual chapters.

[MULTICULTURAL GREEK COUNCIL (MGC) MEMBERSHIP INTAKE]

  • Each MGC chapter has an independent membership selection process and every chapter has its own criteria for GPA and completed college hours, but the overall Baylor requirement is a 2.5 GPA and at least 12 semester hours.
  • The MGC Council will host a Showcase (informational) on September 12th, 2013 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm in the Barfield Drawing Room.
  • Informational sessions are held during both semesters to meet prospective members. These sessions will be announced and publicized on campus.
  • Membership Intake Process occurs from the time a member joins through the time they are initiated, which is no longer than 5 weeks depending on the chapter.
  • To get involved, prospective students should attend the informational sessions to indicate their interest and meet with the individual chapters.

[TOP 5 THINGS TO DO TO SHOW INTEREST]

1. Attend chapter programs and events.

2. Attend an Interest Meeting or Informational for that chapter.

3. Get to know the members of the organization.

4. Research information on the internet about the group you are interested in.

5. Show your own involvement on campus (i.e. get involved in clubs, community service, etc.)

[HELPFUL NPHC and MGC RESOURCES]

  • Divine Nine: The History of African-American Fraternities and Sororities in American
    by Lawrence C. Ross
  • Black Greek 101: The Cultural, Customs, and Challenges of Black Fraternities and Sororities
    by Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough
  • African American Fraternities and Sororities: The Legacy and the Vision
    by Tamara L. Brown, Gregory S. Parks, and Clarenda M. Phillips
  • Black Greek-Letter Organizations in the Twenty-First Century: Our Fight Has Just Begun
    by Gregory S. Parks, Marc Morial, and Julianne Malveaux
  • Soulstepping: African American Step Shows
    by Elizabeth C. Fine

NPHC Headquarters Website: www.nphchq.org
NALFO Headquarters Website: www.nalfo.org
NAPA Headquarters Webstie: www.napa-online.org

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