Make PLANS for your future and join IFC
IFC Fraternities at Oregon State will aid you in finding your home away from home at Oregon State, push you and assist you in academics, encourage you to stay active in student organizations and service to the community, create a strong support network, assist in your development as a man, and give you friendships to last a lifetime. Fraternities will take your experience in college to a whole new level!
Joining an IFC Chapter allows you to make PLANS for your future:
- Philanthropy - Greeks strive to take part in as many philanthropic activities as possible both nationally and locally.
- Leadership - IFC Men have the opportunity to acquire leadership skills and gain real world experience while attending Oregon State University.
- Academics - Excelling academically is the top priority of all Greek Chapters at OSU. Fraternities strive to exceed the all-men's average each term at Oregon State.
- Networking - With over 25,000 students at OSU, it's important to have a network to back you up. Going Greek gives you an instantaneous network of over 3,000 students active at Oregon State, along with the legions of Greek Alumni at OSU and across the country!
- Service - Fraternity men consistently have the opportunity to give back to their community through a variety of service opportunities with their chapter and the community at large.
Greeks strive to take part in as many philanthropic activities as possible both nationally and locally. With over $250,000 donated by the Greek community each year, the chance to give back to worthy organizations is yours to take.
Members of the IFC community can take part in other organizations' philanthropic events year-round in addition to creating and running their own philanthropy event. Each fraternity has an organization they give to on a national level, and at least one organization they give to locally. Events can vary widely: sports tournaments, pageants, competitions, or sales are just a few of the types of events you'll see around Oregon State.
IFC Men have the opportunity to acquire leadership skills and gain real world experience while attending Oregon State University. Each and every fraternity is student-ran which means all of it's chapter leaders are members of the organization. You could lead as the next President or Vice President of a chapter, or be involved as a committee chair or coordinator for a specific event.
Additionally, leadership retreats, networking opportunites, and national conferences are commonplace within the IFC community and help you aqcuire vital skills needed for the future.
Fraternity members hold many student leadership positions on campus ranging from club presidents to delegates of the ASOSU Senate and House of Representatives, ASOSU President and Vice President, MUPC Directors, and even the President of the MU. IFC also has its own Executive Council that members of the community staff to better the IFC Chapters.
Want great grades? Are you attending Oregon State to truly excel and learn in a higher education institution? Great, that's why members of the IFC Community are here too!
New and current members of fraternities at Oregon State have the opportunity to tap into a host of different opportunites. Academic Success is of paramount importance to us, so we have the resources to help students excel at OSU. Class selection assistance, campus resource information, scholarship opportunities, study tables, quite hours, and much more all aid in this process of maintaining academic success.
The standards for Greek students are higher than your average student at Oregon State. Every chapter has a minimum GPA for active membership, and programs are implemented within each chapter to ensure that members maintain that standard. In addition, each organization within Greek Life strives to exceed the all-gender average - so fraternity men push to surpass the all-men's average each and every term. See how we've done in the past few years.
With over 25,000 students at OSU, it's important to have a network to back you up. Going Greek gives you an instantaneous network of over 3,000 students active at Oregon State, along with the legions of Greek Alumni at OSU and across the country!
The average size of an individual fraternity chapter is 67 men. By joining a fraternity, you have a network of friends or "Brothers" that you can forge incredible bonds with throughout your life. Belonging, sharing common values, living together in the chapter house, and working towards success as a group allows fraternity men to foster strong, brotherly bonds with one another.
In addition to your fraternity brothers, you will have a network of alumni from your own chapter, brothers across the country, and Greeks as a whole. This massive network will prove to be valuable as you work your way through college and into your future career!
Community Service is another cornerstone of life as a fraternity man at Oregon State. Each and every year the Greek Community at OSU gives at least 40,000 hours of its time to the community. Chapters often hold members to a particular standard of community service, and give members ample opportunity to greatly exceed those requirements.