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Fraternities & Sororities

Discover Fraternity and Sorority Life at New York Tech

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.

Through New York Tech's Greek organizations, you will:

  • 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
  • provide 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.

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) at NYIT-Long Island (Old Westbury) works with students, alumni, faculty, staff, parents, and other invested constituents to enhance the development of students through Greek membership. Our staff works with fraternity and sorority members to provide support alongside educational, cultural, and leadership development programs that meet their needs beyond the classroom.

Staff

Colvin Georges Jr.
Assistant Director for Student Involvement and Inclusion
cgeorges@nyit.edu

Fraternities and sororities at NYIT-Long Island (Old Westbury) join in many campus activities during the school year.

Inter-Fraternity Sorority Council (IFSC)

The Inter-Fraternity Sorority Council (IFSC) is the self-governing body of social fraternities and sororities at the NYIT-Long Island (Old Westbury) campus. The council was established as the Greek Letter Council (GLC) in 2005 and was restructured in 2015 as IFSC. Its purpose is to serve as the primary representation of its member organizations to the NYIT administration and community, promoting higher learning and academic growth, and to assist organizations in upholding their fundamental purpose and ideals. Email: ifscow@nyit.edu

Social Media Accounts

Fraternities

  • Alpha Chi Rho
    Alpha Chi Rho is a national men's collegiate fraternity, whose purpose is to enhance the lifelong intellectual, moral and social development of our members through the guidance of their landmarks. Email: alphachirhoow@nyit.edu
  • Delta Epsilon Psi
    Delta Epsilon Psi is a national South Asian interest social and service fraternity, built upon the pillars of brotherhood, discipline, and commitment. The Revered Brothers of Delta Epsilon Psi also pride themselves on philanthropic efforts, especially through large events for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Email: deltaepsilonpsiow@nyit.edu

  • DiGamma Omega Xi
    Our primary focus is the mental, physical, emotional health of children. Our mission at NYIT is to create positive social, educational, and community service events. Our social programming creates talent and fashion shows, concerts, debates/forums, poetry lounges/open mics, and various sporting events. Educational and professional events we’ve organized have been in areas of exam tutoring and study methods, resume writing and job preparation, personal financial education, politics, disease awareness, self defense and other physical health programs to name a few. Email: pjagmoha@nyit.edu

  • Iota Nu Delta
    Iota Nu Delta’s goal is to bridge the gaps in society— all while promoting South Asian cultural awareness. The brothers of Iota Nu Delta also strive to cultivate the ideals of Mind, Body, and Soul in their everyday lives. Email: iotanudeltaow@nyit.edu

  • Tau Kappa Epsilon
    Tau Kappa Epsilon's vision is to create lifelong relationships that enhance all aspects of life. Tau Kappa Epsilon’s purpose is to contribute to the advancement of society by following their cardinal principles of love, charity, and esteem. Email: taukappaepsilonow@nyit.edu

Sororities

  • Kappa Phi Gamma
    Kappa Phi Gamma is a nationwide South Asian interest sorority open to women of all descents. Their sorority is based on eight principles: character, leadership, scholarship, sisterhood, service, womanhood, culture, and self. Email: kappaphigammaow@nyit.edu
  • Sigma Sigma Rho
    Sigma Sigma Rho provides service within the South Asian community on campus, while promoting and enriching the appreciation of the morals and pillars that the sorority is founded on. The Distinguished Sisters of Sigma Sigma Rho strive to embody their pillars of Sisterhood, Society, and Remembrance. Email: sigmasigmarhoow@nyit.edu

Co-Ed Societies

  • DiGamma Omega Xi
    DiGamma Omega Xi’s aim is to represent professional men and women who embody higher education, cultural development, and community service. Their mission at NYIT is to create positive social, educational, and community service events. Email: digammaomegaxiow@nyit.edu

Contact

Paul Ferrante
Interim Assistant Director
Student Engagement
pferra01@nyit.edu