Joining a fraternity or sorority is a great way to enhance the collegiate experience by providing opportunities to develop important academic and leadership skills as well as a strong sense of belonging. All Greek organizations were founded on the principles of brotherhood and sisterhood and nurturing positive personal development
Greek Life staff is dedicated to assisting in creating a positive living, learning and governing environment for students interested in Greek Life. The focus is on:
- Scholarship/academic achievement
- Membership recruitment and development
- Chapter development/operations
- Campus, community and university relations
- Social event responsibility
- Judicial operations
- Leadership and ethical development
- Community service and philanthropic opportunities
The Interfraternity Council (IFC) is the governing body of the men's fraternities. IFC consists of 7 National Interfraternity Council chapters and 2 local chapters; all have off-campus residential facilities. The Council is charged with providing educational programming, increasing awareness of social concerns, and the administration of Interfraternity Council.
The Women's Greek Council (WGC) is the governing body of the women's chapters. Women's Greek Council at UWP consists of 5 chapters, most of which have off-campus residential facilities. The Council is charged with providing direction for the governance, cultural and educational programming, and administration of the Women's Greek Council.
The United Greek Council (UGC) is the goverance group elected to review and recommend policies regarding Greek student life issues at the university.
Greeks Promoting Awareness (GPA) consists of dedicated Greek student leaders interested in promoting the mature management of alcohol use. GPA has sponsored a dance, dunk tank, and worked on the All Greek Philanthropy to raise money for the City of Platteville Department of Parks and Recreation office to assist in funding the Skate Park.
The Order of Omega is more than a national Greek honor society. This organization meets regularly, promotes the campus-wide Greek philanthropy and hosts the spring Greek Awards Banquet. The goal is to encourage scholarship, promote Greek unity, and develop leadership. Members must have earned a 3.0 GPA or higher for the last completed semester or a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and be in good standing with his/her chapter. In addition, applicants must be of Junior or Senior status, have attended UWP for an academic year and exhibit exemplary character.