Fraternity FAQ

  • Does your Greek organization have a house or any live-in requirements? House: Yes, Live-in requirements: No. Must have 28 credits and get Greek Release. 

  • What can your fraternity offer a student? Involvement on campus, leadership opportunities, big part in Greek life, community involvement, hold yourself to a higher standard. 

  • How does your chapter perform academically? We had the second highest GPA last semester among fraternities. 

  • What type of Scholarship Program do you have to help a student with grades? Founders Banquet with awards for students with good grades and performance within the fraternity. 

  • What types of leadership opportunities do you offer? Chapter officer positions and various others (Recruitment, intellectual, spiritual, fraternal, social, secretary, treasurer. 

  • What are the grade requirements for initiation into membership? 2.5 or above (semester) 

  • What are the other requirements for initiation into membership? Good standing with the university and a desire to be part of the fraternity. 

  • Do you have a system of fines? No 

  • Are there "house meetings" held at the chapter? Yes, every Monday 

  • Is the Associate Member allowed in meetings for house policy decisions? Yes 

  • What are the majors of your members? Ranging from sciences to the arts 

  • Are your alumni active in the chapter? Yes 

  • Do you have a "big brother/big sister" program? Yes 

  • What are the costs (all costs) involved in joining your organization? $450 chapter dues (out of house), $2150 housing, $400 meal plan 

  • How many members live in your chapter house? 10 (19 bedrooms total) 

  • What are the living arrangements? Bedrooms are on the top two floors 

  • Where would I sleep? Single occupied room 

  • Where would I study? Study rooms available on second and third floor 

  • Do you have quiet hours? Yes, after 11pm Sun-Thurs night and during Finals Week 

  • What are the costs of living (Room & Board) in your chapter house (if it has a house)? $2,150 Housing and $400 Coyote Cash Meal Plan 

  • Do you permit hazing? No, no organization on campus allows hazing. Do you have a difficult Associate Member program? No, we have a mandatory education about the fraternity during the Associate Member phase. 

  • Do you have an open kitchen (can I have a snack when I'm hungry)? Yes 

  • Do you have a cook?? No cook, but Brotherhood meals every Friday. 

  • What are the costs (what do they cover) of being a member but not living in the chapter house? General fees for activities throughout the year. 

  • What is expected of an Associate Member? To conduct themselves as a Christian gentleman and will at all times support the interest of Phi Kappa Theta. 

  • What things happen during the Associate Member period? You learn more about the fraternity as a whole and your fellow brothers. 

  • When can I move in? 28 Credits and then the next semester. 

  • Is there a set length of time that I must live in? No 

  • Are there regularly scheduled study hours for associates/members? No, but we do have study hours throughout the year. 

  • Are your brothers active on campus? Yes How? We have various members in other campus organizations. 

  • Is your chapter active on campus? Yes How? They help various organizations and other works on campus.  

  • What philanthropies does your chapter support? Habitat for Humanity and the Children’s Miracle Network. 

  • What are your chapter's philanthropical activities to give that support? Help build homes for underprivileged families (Habitat for Humanity) and hold annual Fish Fry for Children’s Miracle Network. 

  • What makes your chapter unique and sets it apart from other chapters? Strive to be better men which is hard in this day in age, going above and beyond to help other people in need, helping a man become prepared for the real world while holding the ideals of what a Christian gentleman is. 

  • What are some of your social activities? Socials with different sororities, participating in Strollers, and supporting other Greek houses in their philanthropical events. 

  • How much emphasis does your chapter place on intramural sports? Our chapter thoroughly enjoys participating in intramural sports, but there is no requirement to participate. 

  • What type of Community Service does your chapter participate in? Any kinds that present themselves, focusing mostly on the surrounding Vermillion area. 

  • What are the advantages of living in the chapter house as opposed to living out? To have the opportunity to spend time with your fellow brothers and which allows you to learn more about your fellow brothers. 

  • How much time commitment is expected? Usually 2-5 hours a week, depending on what events are occurring that week. 

  • Do I have to be Catholic to join? No, just to be a Christian gentleman. 

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