New Member Education Resources
Effective new member education provides a foundation of education about the organization’s purpose, values, and current realities and allows members to make meaning of their role in the organization. To assist in that effort, helpful resources from the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life and from CSU regarding new member education are provided below
The selection of new members and the ways in which fraternities and sororities educate and prepare these new members for a lifetime of involvement in a fraternity and sorority is the lifeblood of Greek organizations. Chapters should diligently examine when and how intake or recruitment is conducted as well as the practices by which interested members are prepared for membership.
As new member educator, you are called upon to support new members in the navigation of personal and academic life. Compiled below are resources for chapters and individuals related to hazing prevention, health and wellness, and scholarship and academics.
Membership Information Form
In order for a new member to appear on your chapter’s roster, they must complete an online Membership Information Form. All new members must complete this form within 72 hours of officially beginning an intake or new member process.
F/S 101 is a self-guided series of modules that provides new members with essential information about community demographics, expectations, and resources. As expressed in the Elevation Accreditation Program, at least 80% of new members must complete the online F/S 101 Program each semester in which the chapter brings in new members.
In order for a new member to receive credit for completing F/S 101, the questions at the end of each module must be answered correctly. To launch F/S 101 please click here.