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Member Expectations

Once you join the Vanderbilt University Greek Community, there are expectations of you in order to maintain membership. Sustaining a fraternity or sorority on our campus necessitates active and engaged members interested in moving our organizations forward.

Typical Organization Expectations

  • Attend weekly new/general chapter member meetings
  • Pay all dues/fees in a timely fashion
  • Maintain academic performance according to organization-specific standard
  • Engage in future member recruitment or attend membership intake process training
  • Participate in inter/national organization offerings (e.g. educational programs, leadership conferences)
  • Meet community service hour requirement
  • Execute philanthropic activities
  • Manage the planning and execution of chapter events (Homecoming alumni brunches, mini weeks, tailgates,¬† etc.)
  • Follow all organization policies

Typical Greek Life Expectations 

  • Engage in community wide programs including
  • Follow all Vanderbilt policies and Tennessee State Law

*Additional expectations apply to leaders within our organizations and across our governing council boards.