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Greek Life

Welcome Letter

Welcome to Greek Life at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire! 


We are delighted to have you look into our community and learn about what makes us unique. Joining a sorority or fraternity is an exciting and often times, life-changing experience. By going Greek, transition to college life can be immediately easier and more enjoyable since the Greek system creates an instant support system through close friendships. The community also helps new members connect to opportunities around campus to help them get involved.  We are excited to have you join us and start creating the Blugold experience you have been looking for!

The UW-Eau Claire Greek community consists of six chapters (three fraternities and three sororities), two governing councils, and an honor society.  With over 300 members, our community is diverse with a wide variety of backgrounds, majors, and involvement beyond Greek Life. Additionally, all students work to create a welcoming and inclusive environment so all students can find their [AND] within the Greek community!

Greek letter organizations were founded on the following ideals that UW-Eau Claire Greek students strive to uphold:

  • Leadership
  • Scholarship
  • Service
  • Friendship

Leadership:

Nationally: Over 85% of the student leaders on some 730 campuses are involved in the Greek community.

UW-Eau Claire: During the Fall 2016 semester, 71.67% of the Greek community was involved in at least one other organization or activity. During the Spring 2017 semester, the number went up to 74.75%.

Scholarship:

Nationally: A National Conference report shows a high percentage of the 4,000 NIC fraternity chapters are above the All-Men's scholastic average on their respective campuses.

UW-Eau Claire: During the Fall 2016 semester, our sorority women held an average semester GPA of a 3.21 and a cumulative GPA average of 3.27.

Service:

Nationally: The Greek system is the largest network of volunteers in the US, with members donating over 10 million hours of volunteer service each year.

UW-Eau Claire: During the Fall 2016 semester, our Greek students recorded 4,725 hours of community service. Additionally, during the Fall 2016 semester, our Greek students raised $11,902 for 7 different philanthropy organizations and during the Spring 2017 semester, they raised, $15,697 for 9 different organizations.

Friendship:

Nationally: There are 750,000 undergraduate members in 12,000 chapters on more than 800 campuses in the USA and Canada.

UW-Eau Claire: Our community consists of over 300 students from all over the world, and thousands of alumni members that create a strong network of sisters and brothers across the country and internationally.

Deciding to join a fraternity or sorority can be a profoundly positive and extraordinary experience for a student and is an excellent option to help create the college experience you have been looking for. Please look through our Greek Life website for more information about our community. I hope you consider joining or being connected to our Greek community and taking advantage of all the enriching, fun, and supportive energy that surrounds it!

Go Greek!

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Katy Rand
Greek Life Advisor

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