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12.1.7. Greek Life

The mission of Greek life at Oglethorpe is to promote excellence in leadership, scholarship and service, and to provide support to students as they strive to live according to values and goals of their organizations. In addition, Greek life works to enhance the college experience through involvement in educational programming, leadership opportunities and social interactions, while empowering students to develop skills for responsible self-governance and lifelong community involvement.

The Greek community at Oglethorpe is made up of four fraternities and five sororities. The fraternities are Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Chi Phi, Delta Sigma Phi and Sigma Alpha Epsilon. The sororities are Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Alpha Sigma Tau, Chi Omega, Epsilon Iota Psi and Sigma Sigma Sigma.

Membership in these organizations is voluntary and subject to guidelines established by the Interfraternity Council, the National Pan-Hellenic Council, the PanHellenic Council, and the director of student engagement and leadership; these guidelines include a minimum cumulative GPA requirement.

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