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Fraternities & Sororities

Greek life at New York Tech is a powerful and rewarding experience. Being a member of a fraternity or sorority will resonate throughout your professional and personal life, providing pathways for opportunity and success.

Joining one of New York Tech's Greek organizations, will give you the opportunity to:

  • Enhance your academic performance.
  • Join an exclusive group of New York Tech students and forge lifelong friendships.
  • Build leadership and professional development skills.
  • Participate in unique social experiences.
  • Perform community service.
  • Bond with legacy Greek brothers and sisters across generations of New York Tech alumni.
  • Discover career opportunity through networking events.

Benefits of Fraternity and Sorority Life

  • 85 percent of executives at Fortune 500 companies joined Greek organizations.
  • Students who join fraternities and sororities are more likely to graduate from college.
  • Greek life across North America includes more than 800 campuses, 5,500 chapters, 350,000 students, and more than nine million alumni.
  • The vast majority of U.S. Supreme Court Justices since 1910 have been members of a Greek organization.
  • All but two U.S. Presidents since 1825 were fraternity brothers.
  • Greek students have contributed tens of thousands of hours of community service.

Joining a Fraternity or Sorority

  • You must be a full-time, undergraduate New York Tech student with at least 12 credits completed and 2.5 GPA.
  • First-year/First-semester students must have a 3.0 GPA from high school.
  • Each Greek organization has different membership requirements. Every semester, fraternities and sororities post announcements on campus to welcome new brothers and sisters.
  • Recruitment events are registered through New York Tech's Office of Student Activities at least two weeks prior to the event.
  • If you're interested in joining a Greek organization, want to start your own group, or have questions about Greek life, find our contact information below.

Hazing Laws

New York Tech maintains a strict anti-hazing policy for all Greek organizations. The complete policy can be found in the Student Code of Conduct within the NYIT Student Handbook.