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What questions should my son or daughter ask before joining a fraternity or sorority?

  • What is expected of fraternity or sorority members?
  • How will membership affect my academics?
  • What leadership opportunities are available to students as both new members and initiated 
    members?
  • Does the chapter perform hands-on community service? If so, how often?
  • Does the fraternity or sorority require members to live in the facility (if housing is 
    available)? If so, for how long?
  • What are the expenses associated with membership? How does this vary?
  • What type of member is the chapter looking for?
  • What values does this organization promote?
  • Is the organization officially recognized by the university? If not, why is this the case?
  • What is the time commitment?
  • Describe the new member orientation process. What are the expectations of new members?
  • What should I join your fraternity or sorority?
  • How well do you know the members in your chapter?
  • What benefits can your chapter offer me now and after I graduate?
  • How are involved are your alumni members?
  • How is your chapter different than the others?
  • Why did you join your chapter?