Monday 22 January 2018
Want to learn more about Fraternity and Sorority Life at UC Merced?
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.
With more than18 percent of undergraduate students affiliated, fraternities and sororities collectively constitute one of the largest student groups on campus. Membership is about traditions, learning valuable lessons and establishing life-long friendships.
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 encourages members to realize their purpose for attending UC Merced — 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 is humbling for fraternity and sorority members. It strengthens a sense of accomplishing something for the good of others.
Friendship: The lifelong bonds of friendship created within a fraternity and sorority help to keep its members unified in achieving a common goal.