NPHC & UGC Intake

 

NATIONAL PAN-HELLENIC COUNCIL (NPHC) MEMBERSHIP INTAKE

  • Each NPHC chapter has an independent membership selection process. Every chapter has its own criteria for GPA and completed college hours, but the overall Baylor requirements include at 2.67 GPA and a minimum of 12 semester hours.
  • NPHC hosts an NPHC Week each year to highlight the member organizations. Greek 101, an informational session, will be held during NPHC Week.
  • Membership Intake Process (MIP) occurs from a time a member is accepted for membership through the time they are initiated, which is no longer than 5 weeks.
  • To learn more information, interested students should research the various chapters and attend informational sessions to indicate their interest.

UNIFIED GREEK COUNCIL (UGC) MEMBERSHIP INTAKE

  • Each UGC chapter has an independent membership selection process. Every chapter has its own criteria for GPA and completed college hours, but the overall Baylor requirements include at 2.67 GPA and a minimum of 12 semester hours.
  • Many chapters host open recruitment events during the first few weeks of each semester. Be on the lookout for opportunities through social media to attend UGC events and informationals to learn more about how to get involved. 
  • Membership Intake Process (MIP) occurs from a time a member is accepted for membership through the time they are initiated, which is no longer than 5 weeks.
  • To learn more information, interested students should connect with individual chapters to indicate their interest. Participation in at least one UGC event is required to be eligible to join a UGC organization.

 



 

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 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 Website: www.napa-online.org