Fraternity and Sorority Life
Joining a fraternity or sorority is a great way to enhance your University of Wisconsin-Platteville collegiate experience. It can provide opportunities to develop important academic and leadership skills as well as a strong sense of belonging. All fraternity and sorority organizations were founded on the principles of brotherhood and sisterhood and nurturing positive personal development.
Fraternity and sorority life staff are dedicated to assisting in creating a positive living, learning, and governing environment for students interested in fraternity and sorority life. The focus is on:
- Scholarship and academic achievement
- Membership recruitment and development
- Chapter development and operations
- Campus, community and university relations
- Social event responsibility
- Judicial operations
- Leadership and ethical development
- Community service and philanthropic opportunities
The Interfraternity Council (IFC) is the governing body of the men's fraternities. IFC consists of 7 National Interfraternity Council chapters and 2 local chapters; all have off-campus residential facilities. The Council is charged with providing educational programming, increasing awareness of social concerns, and the administration of men’s fraternities.
Women's Greek Council
The Women's Greek Council (WGC) is the governing body of the women's chapters. Women's Greek Council at UW-Platteville consists of 5 chapters, most of which have off-campus residential facilities. The Council is charged with providing direction for the governance, cultural and educational programming, and administration of the women’s sororities and fraternities.
UNITED Greek Council
The United Greek Council (UGC) is the governance group elected to review and recommend policies regarding Greek student life issues at the university.
Order of Omega
The Order of Omega is more than a national Greek honor society. This organization meets regularly, promotes campus-wide Greek philanthropy, and hosts the spring Greek Awards Banquet.
The goal is to encourage scholarship, promote Greek unity, and develop leadership. Members must:
- Have earned a 3.0 GPA or higher for the last completed semester OR
- Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Be in good standing with his or her chapter
- Be of junior or senior status
- Have attended UW-Platteville for an academic year and
- Exhibit exemplary character