CONNECTING THROUGH GREEK LIFE

The Department of Student Activities offers significant opportunities for students to get involved and engaged in campus life through membership in the Baylor fraternity and sorority community. Baylor Greek Life a diverse community with over 40 inter/national and local organizations. This community offers its members opportunities to expand their undergraduate experience through service, leadership, campus involvement, academic excellence, spiritual growth and brotherhood and sisterhood. Being involved in a fraternity or sorority is one of the most fulfilling and meaningful experiences offered to Baylor students.

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR JOINING

Academic acheivement is an important value of the Baylor Greek Life community. Students must meet minimum requirements to participate in a recruitment or intake process. According to Baylor policy, a student must have completed 12 Baylor hours and obtain a 2.67 cumulative GPA to join a fraternity or sorority. However, many organizations require all potential new members to have a higher GPA to join their individual chapter. Grades are NOT rounded up in determining eligibility.

TRANSFER STUDENTS

A student is classifed as a transfer if they have attended a college, university or junior college during a fall or spring semester AFTER high school graduation. If the only college work completed is dual credit or advanced placment hours, they are NOT considered a transfer student. Transfer grades do NOT apply to the Baylor GPA. In order to join during their first semester (spring '16), a transfer student must have completed a minimum of 24 transfer hours (does NOT include dual credit or advanced placement) with a transfer GPA of a 3.0. Grades are NOT rounded up in determining eligibility.

Baylor@MCC Students

Baylor@MCC students may not participate in student organizations requiring a new member education or pledge program until becoming academically eligible as a resident, full-time Baylor student. They are not eligible to join a social fraternity or sorority at Baylor until they are full-time Baylor students and have met the Univeristy grade and hours requirements.