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UC Merced provides a wide range of academic, social and community service activities. Fraternity or sorority membership is a good first step toward enjoying all the benefits college life has to offer. A fraternity/sorority is also a way to make the campus feel more like a home.
Collectively, fraternities and sororities constitute one of the largest student groups on campus. Membership is about traditions, learning valuable lessons and establishing life-long friendships.
The four values of Fraternity and Sorority Life at UC Merced are leadership, scholarship, service and friendship.
Leadership: The leadership opportunities and training within a fraternity or sorority help to prepare its members for the future by developing responsibility and character.
Scholarship: The scholarship focus and emphasis on academic excellence pushes members to realize their purpose for attending the university - to achieve higher education and to become more knowledgeable about scholarly subjects and the world around them.
Service: The service shown to the campus or community through direct volunteer and philanthropic contributions humble members, as well as strengthen a sense of accomplishing something for the good of others.
Friendship: The lifelong bonds of friendship created within a fraternity or sorority help to keep its members unified in achieving a common goal.