We are so excited that your son or daughter has joined (or is thinking about joining) a fraternity and sorority at Ball State University and that you have decied to learn more about this great opportunity! This portion of our website provides you with a variety of ways that you can support him or her and provides answers to frequently asked questions.
There are many ways that you as a parent or family member can get involved in your student's Greek experience. Many chapters have Family Day, Mom's Weekend, and Dad's Weekend events when the parents and families of all members come to campus for a barbecue, sporting event or aimilar social gathering. These events are a great way for you to meet the parents and families of other chapter members. Greek students have the opportunity to participate in several philanthropic event during their college experience. Many times, you can attend the philanthropic event to show your support. For the upcoming Greek events, take a look at the Greek calendar. Other University resources you may be interested in:
Each semester the Office of Student Life works with a group of student leaders to distribute a newsletter via email to the parents of fraternity and sorority members at Ball State. If you wish to receive this newsletter and you are not, please update your contact information. Also, if you a parent of a student who will be studying at Ball State next fall you will receive an informational brochure in the mail from the Office of Student Life.
We know you may have many questions if your son or daughter is interested in joining a fraternity or sorority. We have provided you questions frequently asked by parents and ways you can support your son or daughter through the process. Parents may also want to look at the Semester Reports, which evaluates how well chapters adhere to the founding values of scholarship and service. We also provide other facts and statistics including graduation rates and retention rates. If you have any questions regarding Ball State University or its Greek community, please do not hesitate to contact Greek Life.
Here are some tips for you to help your student as he or she considers Greek life at Ball State.
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