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Teaching and Learning Center 232

Physical Address:
875 Line Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2431
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2431

Phone: 208-885-6757

Fax: 208-885-9494

Email: greek@uidaho.edu

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about a particular fraternity, sorority or how the Greek system works? We can help!

Contact us at (208) 885-6757, email us directly or use the contact form »

Joining a fraternity or sorority can make the adjustment to college life easier by offering students a support group and friends for life.

A Greek organization is a group of individuals with similar interests bonded together by common goals and aspirations. These bonds are created through membership rituals based on common principles such as honor, friendship, truth and knowledge. Each group works to instill and support these ideals in their members through everyday activities.

Students who live on campus are also more likely to have higher GPAs and graduate faster. Other advantages include:

  • Access to scholastic resources to help students achieve academic goals.
  • Learning leadership skills and hands-on opportunities to practice them.
  • Encouragement to get involved on campus and in the community.
  • Exposure to career and other opportunities through interaction with fellow students and alumni.

There are more than 1,900 students in the Greek community. More than 1,600 live in chapter facilities — 500 of which are first-year students. 

Our community offers 29 chapters whose members make up more than 30 percent of the student population.

Each chapter is self-supported through dues charged to members. In the first year of membership, a few one-time expenses are also collected.

Greek living costs include lodging, meals, Internet, cable, phone service, study and recreation areas, and direct access and involvement in a great community. Costs are incredibly competitive compared to other housing options on campus. The average cost is $3,400 per semester for fraternities and $3,900 for sororities.

Students can express interest in joining a fraternity and sorority at any time. Fill out an interest form and mail it to the:

Office of the Dean of Students
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2431
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2431

Formal Recruitment is held before the start of the fall semester. Spring Informal Recruitment details coming soon. Learn more »

New Student Orientation
New Student Orientation is also held in the fall for first-year students. Those who register for Recruitment are automatically signed up for New Student Orientation.

Most sororities have a minimum GPA requirement of around 2.6. Students are encouraged to maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Letters of Reference

Letters of reference and recommendations are not required. However, alumni sorority members often offer to write letters for friends and family members to serve as a personal introduction. Letters are designed to give the sorority added personal information, but do not serve as an advantage in recruitment.

If friends, employers or family members offer to write you a letter, have them mail it to the:

Office of the Dean of Students
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2431
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2431

All letters will be passed to the sorority recruitment chair.

Attending Recruitment? What to wear:

While it is important to look your best during recruitment, it is even more important to be comfortable and feel good about yourself. Students will not be judged by what they wear, but dressing nice can boost confidence and enhance first impressions.

Students will do a lot of walking, so comfortable shoes are encouraged. August weather in Moscow is warm, but an umbrella and raincoat are helpful during unpredictable weather.

View examples of what to wear on Pinterest »

Download a complete list, or view quick suggestions:

Sorority Recruitment

  • Sleeping Bag or blankets (Twin XL)
  • Pillow
  • Alarm clock
  • Toiletries
  • Bath towel and washcloth
  • Shower items
  • Camera 
  • Formal attire for sorority events
  • Casual clothes
  • Pajamas
  • Water bottle
  • Personal medications
  • Fan
  • Workout clothes for our event at the Student Recreation Center
  • View ideas on Pinterest »

Fraternity Recruitment

  • Sleeping Bag or blankets (Twin XL)
  • Pillow
  • Alarm clock
  • Toiletries
  • Bath towel and washcloth
  • Shower items
  • Casual clothes
  • Pajamas
  • Water bottle
  • Athletic clothes/apparel
  • Business-casual clothing (i.e. polo shirt)
  • Personal medications
  • Fan

Our Greek Community

Find peers with similar interests and values by joining one of our 35 Greek organizations. Members make up more than 30 percent of the student population.

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Contact Us

Teaching and Learning Center 232

Physical Address:
875 Line Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2431
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2431

Phone: 208-885-6757

Fax: 208-885-9494

Email: greek@uidaho.edu

Browse the Division Map