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Greek Life

Welcome

Saint Leo University students from Greek Life

We are excited that you are interested in Greek Life at Saint Leo University. Our community consists of more than 150 members across 13 chapters with each growing yearly.

The Office of Greek Life is committed to creating personal and professional developmental opportunities for all students. Greek Life provides members with the education and tools necessary to practice leadership, scholarship, excellence, integrity, and responsible stewardship in a community of mutual respect that will foster lifelong friendships.

On behalf of the Office of Greek Life, we welcome you and look forward to your engagement with our community!

Our Mission

Greek Life at Saint Leo University strives to cultivate servant leaders into productive citizens through demonstration of academic excellence, inclusive outlooks, and purposeful interactions.

Our Vision

Greek Life members will set the standard among all students for leadership, scholarship and campus involvement by fostering community among all members in accordance with the Benedictine Values of Saint Leo University.

Our Values

  • Leadership - Serving by example through generosity, initiative, and responsibility.
  • Scholarship - Continuously pursuing knowledge and sharing that knowledge with the community.
  • Excellence - Committing to growth and improvement through consistent effort.
  • Integrity - Prioritizing honesty, accountability, and equity through words and actions.

Basic Membership Requirements

To qualify for Greek Life at Saint Leo, perspective members must:

  1. Attend a mandatory Greek Life Information Session
  2. Be a full-time student taking a minimum of 12 credit hours
  3. Enrolled as an undergraduate collegiate in the current Membership Intake or Recruiting semester
  4. Register for Recruitment (Interfraternity and Panhellenic organizations)
  5. Attend an Interest Meeting (Unified Greek organizations)

Signature Events

  • Greek Unity Week
  • Hazing Prevention Week
  • Recruitment Week
  • New Member Presentations
  • New Member Connection Event
  • Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values Conference

Greek Councils

students from Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity

Interfraternity Council at Saint Leo

The Interfraternity Council oversees four fraternities on campus: Kappa Sigma, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Lambda, and Tau Kappa Epsilon. The Interfraternity Council supports all fraternities with chapter operations, recruitment, and academic excellence. Each fraternity has members in multiple leadership positions and involved across campus. Follow @saintleointerfraternity on Instagram and get to know the members by coming to an event or to a social!

Interfraternity Council (IFC) Recruitment

To qualify for the Interfraternity Council, perspective members must:

  • Be a full-time student taking a minimum of 12 credit hours
  • Enrolled as an undergraduate collegiate in the current recruiting semester
  • Register for Recruitment on EngageLeo beginning July 1st
  • Attend a recruitment information session
  • Have an active FERPA form on file with the Office of Greek Life

Recruitment Dates: September 19th- September 23rd

Recruitment Overview

Interfraternity Recruitment is open to those who meet Greek Life membership requirements. Potential new members attend socials and events to learn about the fraternities. Based on those interactions, you could receive a membership invitation (bid)! Our recruitment process is structured into five days: orientation night, open fraternity events, preference night (an invite-only event from the fraternities to potential new members), and bid day!

Participation in recruitment does require attendance to a council specific information session. If you have any questions or want to learn more about membership, please email leogreeklife@gmail.com.

Interfraternity Chapters

Kappa Sigma
  • Nickname: Kappa Sigma
  • National Founding: December 10, 1869
  • Chapter Name: Upsilon Theta
  • Colors: Scarlet, White and Emerald Green
  • Motto: Bononia Docet "Bologna Teaches"
Sigma Alpha Epsilon
  • Nickname: SAE
  • National Founding: March 9, 1856
  • Chapter Name: Florida Alpha-Mu
  • Colors: Old Gold and Royal Purple
  • Motto: "The True Gentlemen"
Sigma Lambda
  • Nickname: Lambda
  • Local Founding: November 10, 1967
  • Colors: Black and Gold
  • Motto: "The Elite"
Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Nickname: TKE
  • National Founding: January 10, 1899
  • Chapter Name: Sigma-Theta
  • Colors: Cherry and Gray
  • Motto: "Not for wealth, rank, or honor, but for personal worth and character"

Students from Theta Phi Alpha sorority

Panhellenic Council at Saint Leo

Panhellenic has four sororities: Alpha Sigma Tau, Gamma Upsilon, Sigma Sigma Sigma, and Theta Phi Alpha. The Panhellenic Council assists with chapter operations, recruitment, and academic excellence. Each sorority has members in multiple leadership positions and involved across campus. Follow @saintleopanhellenic on Instagram and get to know the members by coming to an event or to a social!

Panhellenic Council (Panhel) Recruitment

To qualify for the Panhellenic Council, perspective members must:

  • Be a full-time student taking a minimum of 12 credit hours.
  • Enrolled as an undergraduate collegiate in the current recruiting semester.
  • Register for Recruitment on ICS beginning July 8th.
  • Attend a recruitment information session.
  • Have an active FERPA form on file with the Office of Greek Life.

Recruitment Dates: September 12th-September 16th

Recruitment Overview

Panhellenic recruitment at Saint Leo works in two ways: formal and informal. Formal recruitment (held in the fall) is structured into four days: philanthropy night, sisterhood night, preference night (an invite-only event from the sorority to potential new members) and bid day! Our informal recruitment period (held in the spring) is open to those who meet the recruitment requirements, and the process is casual in nature. Potential new members attend socials and events to learn about the sororities and based on those interactions, you could receive a bid! Both recruitments allow potential new members to meet members of all four sororities!

Participation in recruitment does require council specific information session. If you have any questions or want to learn more about membership, please email leogreeklife@gmail.com.

Panhellenic Chapters

Alpha Sigma Tau
  • Nickname: AST
  • National Founding: November 4, 1899
  • Chapter Name: Delta Upsilon
  • Colors: Emerald Green and Gold
  • Motto: "Active, Self-Reliant, Trustworthy"
Gamma Upsilon
  • Nickname: Gammas
  • Local Founding: December 3, 1992
  • Colors: Cardinal Red and White
  • Motto: "Simply the Best"
Sigma Sigma Sigma
  • Nickname: Tri -Sigma, Sigma
  • National Founding: April 20, 1898
  • Chapter Name: Epsilon Tau
  • Colors: Royal Purple and White
  • Motto: "Ever Forward"
Theta Phi Alpha
  • Nickname: Theta Phi
  • National Founding: August 30, 1912
  • Chapter Name: Beta Upsilon
  • Colors: Blue, Gold and Silver
  • Motto: "Nothing great is ever achieved without much enduring"

Students from Sigma Gamma Rho sorority

Unified Greek Council at Saint Leo

The Unified Greek Council oversees both multicultural and National Pan-Hellenic Council organizations. The fraternities are Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. The sororities are Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc., Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., and Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. The Unified Greek Council assists with chapter operations, recruitment, and academic excellence. Each organization has members in multiple leadership positions and involved across campus. Follow @ugc_stleo on Instagram and get to know the members by coming to an event or to a social!

Membership Intake

Membership Intake differs from Recruitment. In recruitment, students visit all organizations in an organized week format to find which organization is their best fit. With Membership Intake, students attend a specific organization's information session to learn about the history, culture, membership requirements, etc. with intent to join. It is highly encouraged that potential members research the organization that they are most interested in prior to attending an information session.

Participation in membership intake does require attendance to a chapter specific information session. If you have any questions or want to learn more about membership, please email leogreeklife@gmail.com.

To qualify for the Unified Greek Council, perspective members must:

  • Be a full-time student taking a minimum of 12 credit hours.
  • Meet the prospective organization’s GPA minimum.
  • Enrolled as an undergraduate collegiate in the current Membership Intake.
  • Attend an information session from a UGC organization.
  • Have an active FERPA form on file with the Office of Greek Life.

Unified Greek Chapters

Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc.
  • Nickname: Pi Chis
  • National Founding: April 16, 1988
  • Chapter Name: Alpha Alpha
  • Colors: Red, Gold, Black and White
  • Motto: "Women of Strength, Women of Character"
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
  • Nickname: SGRHO
  • National Founding: Nov. 12, 1922
  • Chapter Name: Sigma Tau
  • Colors: Royal Blue and Gold
  • Motto: "Greater Service, Greater Progress"
Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc.
  • Nickname: Gammas
  • National Founding: April 9, 1990
  • Chapter Name: Seismic Sigma Epsilon
  • Colors: Shocking Pink and Majestic Purple
  • Motto: "Culture is Pride, Pride is Success"
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • Nickname: Alphas
  • National Founding: December 4, 1906
  • Local Founding: November 11, 1989
  • Chapter Name: Rho Xi
  • Colors: Black and Old Gold
  • Motto: "First of All, Servants of All, We Shall Transcend All"
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Nickname: Kappas
  • National Founding: January 5, 1911
  • Chapter Name: Zeta Chi Colony
  • Colors: Krimson & Kream
  • Motto: "Achievement in Every Field of Human Endeavor"

Contact Greek Life

We would love to hear from you. Please contact our office at 352-588-8992 or leogreeklife@gmail.com.

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