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Fraternity and Sorority Life

Recruitment Registration Form

Please note the eligibility requirements listed in detail below. The academic eligibility requirements to pursue membership in a fraternity or sorority include maintaining at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA with at least 12 earned credits at a college or university (AP credits excluded). There will be no exceptions to these requirements.


For students interested in joining a Panhellenic sorority*, please visit CampusDirector to register for 2022 Primary Recruitment.

*Panhellenic sororities are 5 of the 8 sororities at Monmouth University. Chapters include: Alpha Omicron Pi, Alpha Sigma Tau, Alpha Xi Delta, Delta Phi Epsilon, Phi Sigma Sigma.


If not interested in the sororities listed above, please continue with the completion of this form. Should you have questions regarding fraternity and sorority life, please email


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Anti-Hazing Disclosure Agreement Statement on Hazing Monmouth University recognizes that student groups and associations including, but not limited to, clubs and organizations, fraternities and sororities, and intercollegiate or club sport teams are an integral part of the University. They contribute to the academic and social experience of the students and the Monmouth community. This relationship carries with it certain rights of the University to protect and preserve an appropriate environment in which all student s and student associations may operate. As such, all students are expected to conduct themselves as responsible members of the University community and to respect their fellow citizens. Any departure from these standards as defined in the Student Handbook, the National fraternity/sorority documents, and federal and state laws and regulations, may subject any individual(s) or group(s) to disciplinary action. Hazing: A Definition The following act was passed by the New Jersey State Legislature in 1980 with regard to hazing and aggravated hazing under the New Jersey Criminal codes: Hazing-A person is guilty of hazing, a disorderly persons offense, if, in connection with initiation of applicants to or members of a student or fraternal organization, he/she knowingly or recklessly organizes, promotes, facilitates, or engages in any conduct, other than competitive athletic events, which places or may place another person in danger of bodily injury. A person is guilty of aggravated hazing, a crime of the fourth degree, if he/she commits an act prohibited in subsection “a” that results in serious bodily injury to another person. Monmouth University and the IFC, MPGC, and PHC define hazing as any action taken, created, or situated intentionally (on or off campus) to produce mental or physical discomfort, embarrassment, harassment, or ridicule. Such activities and situations include paddling in any form, creation of excessive fatigue, physical and psychological shocks, wearing apparel which is conspicuous and not normally in good taste in public, engaging public students and buffoonery, and other morally degrading games or activities. Examples of Hazing Depending upon circumstances, these activities have at one time or another have been construed as hazing by the courts and/or institutions of higher education. Such actions are often required or implied as conditions of inclusion or exclusion from a group, form or informal. Thus, hazing may be perpetrated by individual(s), individual against group, or group against individual. a. Requiring calisthenics such as sit-ups, push-ups, running, or any form of physically abusive exercise. b. Forcing, requiring, or endorsing consumption of alcoholic beverages or any other drug. c. Requiring the ingestion of an undesirable, unwanted substance (e.g. spoiled food, drink, concoctions, etc.) d. Requiring the carrying of items such as rocks, bricks, pumpkins, etc. e. Scavenger hunts, treasure hunts, road trips, kidnappings, drop-offs, or any other such activities f. Morally degrading or humiliating games and activities such as requiring members to sing in public or act like animals. g. Assigning or endorsing pranks such as borrowing or stealing items, painting property and objects, or harassing other individuals or groups. h. Deprivation of sleep i. Blindfolding or hand-tying j. Verbal harassment including yelling and screaming k. Requiring any personal servitude such as running errands l. Line-ups, kangaroo courts, or any interrogations not consistent with legitimate testing for information about the history, purpose, or direction. m. Requiring new members to wear publicly apparel that is conspicuous and/or not normally in good taste. n. Requiring new members to be branded o. Requiring new members to answer phones or doors with chants, riddles, songs. Or rhymes. p. Deceptions and/or threats contrived to convince the new member he or she won’t be able to the join the organizations q. Conducting activities that do not allow adequate time for study or sleep r. Requiring new members to enter a house or building through a side door or entrance not normally used to enter. s. Requiring new members to yell when entering or leaving the house or building. t. Work projects without the participation of the full membership. u. Any action which could be perceived as inflicting physical abuse/harm to an individual, for example, paddling or throwing things at new members. I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THE UNIVERSITY POLICIES AGAINST HAZING AND AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING: *I WILL NOT ALLOW MYSELF TO BE HAZED NOR WILL I TOLERATE THE HAZING OR HARASSMENT OF ANY FELLOW RECRUITS OR MEMBERS. *I UNDERSTAND HAZING IS HARMFUL AND HAS NO PLACE IN GREEK-LETTER ORGANIZATIONS. *IF HAZING OCCURS I WILL NOTIFY THE PROPER AUTHORITIES OF THE HAZING ACTIVITIES OF WHICH I AM AWARE.
Judicial, Academic, and Financial Disclosure Agreement I hereby authorize Monmouth University's Office of Judicial Affairs to release my disciplinary record to the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life. I understand that I cannot have a judicial sanction still in effect at the time of my registration. Additionally, I hereby authorize any governing fraternity or sorority council to release my cumulative/semester grade point average and the information contained within this web form to each chapter's recruitment chair, executive board, advisor and the student life/fraternity and sorority life administrative staff. I understand that in order to participate in the recruitment process, I must be a full-time Monmouth University student (12 credits) with at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA, and 12 completed college credits (not inclusive of AP credits). I understand there is a fee required to register for Panhellenic sorority primary recruitment and it is non-refundable and non-transferable to another recruitment period or person. I hereby acknowledge that the acceptance of an invitation to membership from a recognized fraternal organization at Monmouth University means I must adhere to the policies of the council, Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, and the University as they relate to my membership. If accepted for membership, I hereby authorize the continued disclosure of my semester and cumulative GPA averages to my chapter scholarship officer, president, chapter advisor, and the Monmouth University Student Life/Fraternity and Sorority Life administrative staff so that awards, recognition and education needs can be determined as long as I am affiliated with a recognized chapter. Assumption of Risk and Release and Release of Claims I understand and agree that there exists risks of harm associated with participating in playing or practicing in any sport/recreational activity sponsored by the Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, Panhellenic Council, Greek Senate, or any recognized fraternal organization at Monmouth University (the “Activity(ies)”) which may give rise to bodily injury and/or property damage. These activities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Greek games, Greek Week, Homecoming events, or philanthropic sports or recreational competitions. These risks include, but are not limited to, those hazards associated with strenuous activity, exposure to heat or cold weather, exhaustion, dehydration, broken bones, concussion, torn appendages, dislocations, bruises, cuts, death, serious neck and spinal injuries which may result in complete or partial paralysis or brain damage, serious injury to virtually all bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, tendons, and other aspects of my body, and any other injuries that may result in physical contact with others. I further understand and agree that there may be risks and dangers not known or reasonably foreseeable at this time. I understand and agree that included within the scope of this assumption of risk and release is any cause of action, arising from the performance of or the failure to perform maintenance, inspection, supervision or control of the Activity(ies), or the failure to warn of existing dangerous conditions not known to or reasonably discovered by MU, except to the extent that such loss or liability arises out of the gross negligence of Monmouth University. Because of these dangers of participating in any activity sponsored by any of the above organizations, I recognize the importance of following the organization’s instructions regarding playing techniques, training, rules of the sport, other organization rules, and to obey such instructions. I also understand that consumption of alcohol before or during participation of the above mentioned events may increase the risk of injury. I knowingly understand and voluntarily assume full responsibility for these risks arising out of or related to my participation in the Activity (ies). If I have questions concerns about additional risks associated with a particular Activity, I will discuss them with the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life before participating in the Activity (ies). Assumption of Risk and Release of Claims: Knowing the risks described above, and in consideration of being allowed to participate in the Activity (ies), I hereby assume all risks and responsibilities surrounding my participation in the Activity (ies). I, on behalf of myself, my personal representatives and my heirs, hereby voluntarily agree to release, waive, discharge, hold harmless, defend and indemnify Monmouth University, the Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, Panhellenic Council Greek Senate, and their respective trustees, officers, directors, agents, employees and members from any and all liabilities, claims, actions, or demands for damages, including reasonable costs and attorney’s fees, for personal injury, disability, death, property loss or damage, wrongful death, loss of services, or other loss of any kind that I may sustain as a result of my participation in the Activity(ies), from any cause whatsoever, or for which I may be liable to another person, caused by, deriving from, or associated with my participation in the Activity(ies) from any cause whatsoever, except to the extent that such loss or damage is caused solely or in part by the gross negligence of MU. If the Activity(ies) involves strenuous activity, it is strongly recommended that I consult with a physician before participating in the Activity(ies) to determine any potential hazards that may adversely affect my participation. I am aware of no impairment that would interfere with my successful participation in the Activity(ies). I acknowledge that this Agreement will bind members of my family, my spouse, heirs, assigns, and personal representatives. This Agreement will be construed under the laws of the State of New Jersey. I agree that any lawsuits filed under or incident to this agreement or to the Activity(ies) shall be brought in the County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey. I agree that, should any provision or aspect of this Release be found unenforceable, that all remaining provisions of this Release will remain in full force and effect. I represent that my agreement to the provisions herein is wholly voluntary, and further understand that, by signing this agreement, I acknowledge that all questions, which I raised with regard to this form, were fully and adequately responded to by Monmouth University, including but not limited to an explanation of the meaning and possible legal effect of signing this form. No representations, statements, or inducements, oral or written, apart from the foregoing written statement, have been made. I certify that I have carefully read and understand this Assumption of Risk and Release Form before signing it. I represent that I am voluntarily signing this Form and that I was advised to seek private legal counsel regarding this Form. By signing this Form, I acknowledge that I am aware of the risks associated with my participation in the Activity(ies).
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