Greek Life at Redlands

The Greek Community at the University of Redlands was founded in 1909 and has remained dedicated to developing Redlands top leaders. Currently there are 12 active chapters on campus and each has unique values and personalities which gives students a better chance at finding a fraternity or sorority that best fits them. Although each chapter has unique values, the Greek Community share a strong foundation in the Greek Community's five pillars: Community Service, Academic Achievement, Leadership, Tradition, and Alumni Relations. Students who decide to become active members of a sorority or fraternity find a home on campus and a personalized college experience. 

Mission Statement

The Greek Community at the University of Redlands is committed to upholding excellence by way of academic excellence, community service, leadership, tradition and alumni relations. Through brotherhood and sisterhood we strive to strengthen members individually and as an organization.

Speak Greek

Learn the Greek lingo!


 A graduated member of a fraternity or sorority.


A formal invitation to become a member of a Greek letter organization.

Big Brother/Sister

The active member whom is tasked with guiding and advising a new member, their little brother/sister.


Membership payments to a person's fraternity or sorority.

Formal Rush

The major recruitment process employed by the Greek Community; also know as Recruitment.


The University of Redlands has an absolute prohibition on hazing. The University's strict definition may be found in the Code of Student Conduct.


The formal ceremony that brings new members into full active membership.

Initiated Member

An undergraduate student who has been initiated into lifelong membership of a Greek organization.

Interfraternity Council

The governing body for the fraternities.


When a parent, grandparent, or older sibling is in a Greek organization. No student receives preferential treatment in the Bid process.

Little Brother/Sister

The new member paired with their big brother/sister.

New Member Period

The time from Bid Day until Initiation.

Panhellenic Council

The governing body for the sororities.

Did You Know?

Greek students

      • have a higher cumulative GPA than the average campus GPA
      • host over 100 registered social events on campus each year
      • have completed over 21,000 service hours a year