Welcome to Vanderbilt!
Transfer Student Orientation
August 20th, 2012
Office of Greek Life
• Sarratt 339 (beside The Pub)
• Open Door Policy from 9am-5pm
• Kristin Shorter, Director of Greek L...
Community Overview
• 35 Chapters
• 3 Governing Councils
– National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
– Panhellenic Association (...
Connect!
• Transfer Section on Website:
http://www.vanderbilt.edu/greek_life/
• Facebook: Vanderbilt Greek Life
• Twitter:...
Transfer Students
• Greek w/ a chapter at Vanderbilt
– Contact the current chapter president.
– He/she will help you conne...
Basic Recruitment/Intake
Requirements
• Minimum 2.5 GPA from previous
institution to participate in fall
recruitment/intak...
National Pan-Hellenic Council
(NPHC)
• Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
• Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
• Delta Sigma T...
NPHC Intake
• Greek Mystique
– September 25th at 7pm in Commons
Multipurpose Room
• Intake Seminar – Page 17 of Greek Life...
NPHC Tips for Success
• Attend Chapters Events
– Back 2 School Events are coming up soon!
– Page 18 in the Greek Life Guid...
Need more information?
• Contact Intake Chairs from each chapter
as listed in the Greek Life Guide (p. 18)
• Shanelle Holl...
Panhellenic Association
• Alpha Chi Omega
• Alpha Delta Pi
• Alpha Omicron Pi
• Chi Omega
• Delta Delta Delta
• Kappa Alph...
Panhellenic Recruitment
• Informal Recruitment/COB
– Upperclass Recruitment Meeting: September 10
@6:30pm
– Events take pl...
Panhellenic Tips for Success
• Concentrate on your academics as 2.5 is the
minimum GPA. Your chances will be limited if
yo...
Need more information?
• Contact Liz Matthews at vandyrecruitment@gmail.com
• Facebook: Vanderbilt Panhellenic Council
• T...
Interfraternity Council
• Alpha Epsilon Pi
• Alpha Tau Omega
• Beta Chi Theta
• Delta Kappa Epsilon
• Delta Lambda Phi
• D...
IFC Recruitment
• IFC Open ‘Dores – Sunday, August 26th 2:00pm-
5:00pm (attend entire event) in SLC Ballrooms
– Bring $20....
Tips for Success
• Spread out your service hours over
multiple chapters and complete your
hours early in the semester.
• A...
Need More Information?
• Contact John Tucker Sigalos at
john.t.sigalos@vanderbilt.edu
• Contact chapter recruitment chairs...
Q&A
Thank you for coming and we hope that you
have a positive fraternity/sorority
experience at Vanderbilt. Go ‘Dores!
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Vanderbilt Transfer Students: Greek Life Presentation

  1. 1. Welcome to Vanderbilt! Transfer Student Orientation August 20th, 2012
  2. 2. Office of Greek Life • Sarratt 339 (beside The Pub) • Open Door Policy from 9am-5pm • Kristin Shorter, Director of Greek Life • Krystal Clark, Associate Director of Greek Life • Kate Butler, Graduate Assistant • Curt Johnston, Graduate Assistant • Karen Seezen, Administrative Assistant
  3. 3. Community Overview • 35 Chapters • 3 Governing Councils – National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) – Panhellenic Association (Panhellenic) – Interfraternity Council (IFC) • 43% of VU students are Greek
  4. 4. Connect! • Transfer Section on Website: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/greek_life/ • Facebook: Vanderbilt Greek Life • Twitter: VUGreek • Email: greeklife@vanderbilt.edu
  5. 5. Transfer Students • Greek w/ a chapter at Vanderbilt – Contact the current chapter president. – He/she will help you connect to the chapter and complete the inter/national headquarters transfer student process. – Contact information listed on our website • Greek w/o a chapter at Vanderbilt – Ineligible for membership in a VU chapter if initiated into another sorority/fraternity – Alumni/Alumnae membership opportunities – Be honest about previous Greek status! • Non-Greek
  6. 6. Basic Recruitment/Intake Requirements • Minimum 2.5 GPA from previous institution to participate in fall recruitment/intake • At least 12 academic credits completed at your previous institution • Student may not be on disciplinary probation
  7. 7. National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. • Zeta Phi Beta Fraternity, Inc. • Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
  8. 8. NPHC Intake • Greek Mystique – September 25th at 7pm in Commons Multipurpose Room • Intake Seminar – Page 17 of Greek Life Guide – Attendance required to participate in membership intake process • Fall/Spring • Attendance at chapter’s Informational/Interest Session • Flyer posted in Greek Life Office
  9. 9. NPHC Tips for Success • Attend Chapters Events – Back 2 School Events are coming up soon! – Page 18 in the Greek Life Guide and check our website for updates on times and locations
  10. 10. Need more information? • Contact Intake Chairs from each chapter as listed in the Greek Life Guide (p. 18) • Shanelle Holloway, NPHC President at shanelle.r.holloway@vanderbilt.edu • Facebook: Vanderbilt Nphc • Twitter: @Vandy_NPHC
  11. 11. Panhellenic Association • Alpha Chi Omega • Alpha Delta Pi • Alpha Omicron Pi • Chi Omega • Delta Delta Delta • Kappa Alpha Theta • Kappa Delta • Kappa Kappa Gamma • Lambda Theta Alpha • Pi Beta Phi • Sigma Lambda Gamma • Zeta Tau Alpha
  12. 12. Panhellenic Recruitment • Informal Recruitment/COB – Upperclass Recruitment Meeting: September 10 @6:30pm – Events take place from September 11-17 and Bid Day is on September 18 – Every chapter will not participate in COB! • Open Houses – September 11 @ 5pm-7pm in the Greek Area • Formal Recruitment Registration Meeting – September 9 @ 2pm-4pm Student Life Center Ballrooms
  13. 13. Panhellenic Tips for Success • Concentrate on your academics as 2.5 is the minimum GPA. Your chances will be limited if you just have the minimum. • Dues per semester range on average from $800-$1300 so please plan accordingly. • Be smart with your behavior throughout the semester!
  14. 14. Need more information? • Contact Liz Matthews at vandyrecruitment@gmail.com • Facebook: Vanderbilt Panhellenic Council • Twitter: @VU Panhellenic • Pinterest: Vanderbilt Panhellenic
  15. 15. Interfraternity Council • Alpha Epsilon Pi • Alpha Tau Omega • Beta Chi Theta • Delta Kappa Epsilon • Delta Lambda Phi • Delta Tau Delta* • Kappa Sigma • Lambda Chi Alpha • Phi Delta Theta • Phi Gamma Delta • Phi Kappa Psi • Sigma Alpha Epsilon • Sigma Chi • Sigma Nu
  16. 16. IFC Recruitment • IFC Open ‘Dores – Sunday, August 26th 2:00pm- 5:00pm (attend entire event) in SLC Ballrooms – Bring $20.00 in cash or check made out to Vanderbilt University • All men must complete at least 3 hours of community service with their chapter(s) of choice to be eligible to accept a bid in the fall or spring. • All chapters do not participate in fall recruitment.
  17. 17. Tips for Success • Spread out your service hours over multiple chapters and complete your hours early in the semester. • Attend more than one chapter’s events. • Fraternities are about brotherhood so spend time getting to know brothers of fraternities that interest you. • Get involved. • Be balanced.
  18. 18. Need More Information? • Contact John Tucker Sigalos at john.t.sigalos@vanderbilt.edu • Contact chapter recruitment chairs on Pages 20- 21 in Greek Life Guide
  19. 19. Q&A Thank you for coming and we hope that you have a positive fraternity/sorority experience at Vanderbilt. Go ‘Dores!

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