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Parent orientation pp 2015

  1. 1. Sorority Recruitment 2015 Parent Orientation California State University, Fullerton
  2. 2. Meet the Team  Haley Cornell: Vice President of Recruitment- Chapter Relations  Chloe Provance: Vice President of Recruitment- EPX Relations  Kristin Jordan: Panhellenic President  Alyssa Jensen: Vice President of Judicial Affairs  Sam Morales & Vincent Vigil: Fraternity and Sorority Life Coordinators  Sigma Rho Chis: Recruitment Counselors Panhellenic Recruitment Team 2015
  3. 3. Alpha Chi Omega What is Sorority?  A sorority is a national/international social organization for undergraduate women aimed at the involvement of Sisterhood, Socialization and Philanthropy.  Sororities offer warm, caring atmospheres which encourage individual development. Alpha Delta Pi Sigma Kappa Zeta Tau Alpha Delta Zeta Gamma Phi Beta
  4. 4. Panhellenic Crest
  5. 5. Benefits of Sorority Membership Community Service & Philanthropy  Community service is an important aspect of Sorority Life. Participation in community service builds character through the realization of the needs of others.  All sororities sponsor chosen philanthropies supported by collegiate and alumni chapters.  They also participate in different service projects in the community and here on CSUF campus.  Sororities and Fraternities together donate over $57,000 each year to Camp Titan (CSUF’s philanthropy).
  6. 6. Alpha Chi Omega Alpha Delta Pi Delta Zeta Gamma Phi Beta Sigma Kappa Zeta Tau Alpha ΑΧΩ Supporting Victims of Domestic Violence; Mothers Against Drunk Driving (M.A.D.D.) “Together Let Us Seek the Heights” ΑΔΠ Ronald McDonald House “We Live For Each Other” ΔΖ Speech & Hearing; The Painted Turtle Camp “Individually Unique, Together Complete” ΓΦΒ Building Strong Girls “Founded Upon a Rock” ΣΚ Sigma Kappa Foundation; Inherit the Earth; Gerontology; Maine Sea Coast Mission; Alzheimer’s Association “One Heart, One Way” ZTA Breast Cancer Education & Awareness “Seek the Noblest” Philanthropies & Mottos
  7. 7. Benefits of Sorority Membership Scholarship  A major goal of sorority life is to encourage and assist members in attaining their academic potential.  Sorority life strives to keep academics one of the main priorities by encourage good grades, studying and putting school first.  Sorority women are offered many different scholarships through individual sororities at the University.  Sororities offer opportunities to get help through tutoring and study groups.  As well, there is an organization called Order of Omega that recognizes sorority and fraternity men and women with excellence in scholarship.
  8. 8. High School: 3.0 College or University: 2.5 High School: 3.0 College or University: 2.5 High School: 3.0 College or University: 2.75 High School: 3.0 College or University: 2.8 High School: 3.0 College or University: 2.8 High School: 3.0 College or University: 2.75 ΑΧΩ ΑΔΠ ΔΖ ΓΦΒ ΣΚ ZTA Minimum Chapter Grade Point Average
  9. 9. Benefits of Sorority Membership Socials  With over 35,000 students on campus, sorority creates many opportunities to help your daughter get to know other students on campus as well as adjust to college life.  Many of your daughter’s fondest college memories will be developed through social interaction. Sororities provide the chance to make new friends and have fun.  Sororities offer exchanges, retreats, Sorority and Fraternity mixed events, formals and sisterhood events to help your daughter meet an array of new people constantly. Also, many sororities have events that include parents such as Mother-Daughter & Father-Daughter events.
  10. 10. Benefits of Sorority Membership Networking  Sorority life is not just during our collegiate years, but lasts a lifetime.  Being a part of a sorority can help your daughter find that perfect job when she graduates. Our sororities have a strong relationship with their alumnae, which give many opportunities for job placement after college.  Once your daughter graduates, she can even continue her service in her sorority. Many groups have active alumni/graduate chapters providing opportunities for continued involvement.
  11. 11. Financial Information Average Sorority Costs  Annual Fees- $1,400.00  New Member Fees- $200.00  Annual Live-In Fees  Though some sororities may vary in monthly dues and payment plans, they all average out at the end of the year.
  12. 12. Time Commitment  The more your daughter puts into sorority life, the more she will get out of it.  Weekly Monday (or in some cases Sunday) meetings are mandatory by each chapter. These meetings are to let your daughter know what is happening in the chapter, the activities during the upcoming weeks and any new news that might be important for the chapter to know.  Greek speakers, chapter retreats and sisterhood events are also obligatory events. Estimate about 3-6 hours per week, depending on events.
  13. 13. ΑΧΩ ΑΔΠ ΔΖ ΓΦΒ ΣΚ ZTA Sorority Weekly Meetings New Member Meetings: Mondays at 5:00PM General Chapter Meetings: Mondays at 7:00PM New Member Meetings: Sundays at 7:00PM General Chapter Meetings: Mondays at 6:45PM New Member Meetings: Mondays at 6:00PM General Chapter Meetings: Mondays at 7:00PM New Member Meetings: Sundays at 4:00PM General Chapter Meetings: Sundays at 7:00PM New Member Meetings: Sundays at 8:00PM General Chapter Meetings: Mondays at 7:30PM New Member Meetings: Sundays at 7:00PM General Chapter Meetings: Mondays at 7:00PM
  14. 14. Policy on Hazing CSUF HAS A STRICT NO HAZING POLICY “In accordance with state and University policy and law, CSUF has zero tolerance for hazing. Hazing remains true, regardless of location, intent or consent of the participants. Hazing is a way of the past and does not build upon those values of Greek Life at CSUF or anywhere else. For more information, check the California Code of Regulations, Title V, Article 2, Student Discipline 41301 (expulsion, suspension, and probation of students, 1982).” (CSUF Website, Greek Life Section).
  15. 15. Alcohol Policy  New Member Education  Sorority Houses
  16. 16. What is Sorority Recruitment? Chapter Presidents
  17. 17. Formal Recruitment Weekend Schedule Day 1 Apparel DAY 1: Subject: Meet all Six Sororities Date: Friday, September 18th Time: 9:00AM-10:00PM Location: Titan Student Union (TSU) Description: This day is an introduction to all six sororities at CSUF and insights into the benefits of being a Sorority woman.
  18. 18. Formal Recruitment Weekend Schedule Day 2 Apparel DAY 2: Subject: House Tours & Philanthropy Day Date: Saturday, September 19th Time: 9:00AM-8:30PM Location: Check in at Titan Student Union (TSU) Description: On this day your daughter will visit the sorority houses and learn about their philanthropy. Parties will consist of hands-on creative projects that your daughter and the sorority members will make to donate to various charities. This is a glimpse of the important of community service in Sorority life.
  19. 19. Formal Recruitment Weekend Schedule Day 3 Apparel DAY 3: Subject: Preference Night Date: Sunday, September 20th Time: 4:00PM-11:00PM Location: Check in at Titan Student Union (TSU) Description: On this night your daughter will visit parties at the selected house(s). This is the time to focus on their feelings towards the sorority. They will participate in beautiful ceremonies, meaningful to each chapter. During this time, members may share with them how the chapter made their decision, what the sorority means to them and the ideals of sisterhood.
  20. 20. Formal Recruitment Weekend Schedule Day 4: Subject: Bid Day Date: Monday, September 21st Time: 4:00PM-10:00PM Location: Titan Student Union (TSU) Description: This day your daughter will embark on a sisterhood that will last a lifetime. After finding out which sorority extended them a bid, they will meet their new sisters and sit together for a revealing of the Recruitment Counselors. After, your daughter will meet up at the sorority house where all sister will be there waiting for them.
  21. 21. Where does my daughter sign up? Register online at:  It is important that they complete the payment process, for it will guarantee their admission into recruitment! ($40)  Please have them fill out the entire application
  22. 22. Questions?  Q&A Session  Panel  Parents  If you have any further questions, please feel free to ask any Rho Chi’s (Sorority Recruitment Counselors) and/or the Vice Presidents of Recruitment. They will be available afterwards for any question or comments you might have! Vice Presidents of Recruitment
  23. 23. Thank you for coming!