The Marshall University Fraternity and Sorority Life community has been in existence for over 100 years. Our community is made up of 14 fraternities, seven sororities, three councils and two Greek-specific honorary organizations which are Order of Omega and the Fraternal Values Society. The entire community includes over 650 of Marshall’s students.

Joining a fraternity or sorority can be of extreme benefit to your college student and here are a few facts about our community:

-Order of Omega takes the top 3% of the Greek community academically each year and Fraternal Values Society is a values-based organization that’s purpose is to explore our values and why we were founded
-Fraternity and Sorority Life at Marshall raised $17,740.12 for the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life in only two months (2012)
-Completes over 15,000 hours of documented community service each year
-Consistently holds a higher cumulative and semester GPA than the all-campus averages
-Members of Fraternity and Sorority Life have a higher retention/graduation rate than non-Greek students
-In 2012, we partnered with the Huntington Boys and Girls Club making it our campus-wide philanthropy
-Raises more than $50,000 toward individual chapter philanthropies each year
-We refer to our core values as Pillars of Character which consist of: scholarship, leadership, service, social, friendship and advancement
-All chapters enforce a strict zero-tolerance policy against Hazing
-Each spring, the fraternities and sororities compete in a week-long competition based around intramurals, performance and intellect known as Greek Week
-Many of our organizations participate in intramural athletics