Become a Member

New Member Education Programs
Are you interested in joining our ever-growing family?

New Member Requirements

All potential new members or aspirants must meet certain criteria prior to the start of their new member education/pledge process. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact a member of the Fraternity and Sorority Affairs staff.

Interested students should:

  • Be at least a second semester freshman with 12 completed college credits.
  • Have at least a 2.5 GPA
  • Complete Fraternity and Sorority Life 101 on MyInvolvement.
  • Transfer students must have a 3.0 GPA and also obtain an electronic copy of their unofficial transcript from their previous institution and attach it to the Fraternity and Sorority Life 101 form.

NOTE: Meeting the above stated criteria does not guarantee your acceptance into a fraternity or sorority.

Recognized Organizations

Click here for a list of recognized organizations. These organizations have an official relationship with the university.

Joining Unrecognized Organizations

It is a violation of our Student Code of Conduct to affiliate with de-recognized organizations. View a list of these organizations.

FSL Update: Alpha Xi Delta Women’s Fraternity is no longer a recognized organization at the University at Albany.

One Final Note

As you consider membership in any recognized club or organization, please understand that the University does not condone hazing in any form. If you suspect you are being hazed or if you know someone is being hazed, I strongly encourage you to report your observations; do not assume that nothing serious will happen as a result of the hazing activity. For more information on what constitutes hazing or to find out more information on how to report an incident, please visit

Updated 4.17.19