Standards of Excellence 

Greek organizations submit their participation and achievements in the following categories to achieve Standards of Excellence Awards.  These awards are given out on a point system developed specifically for each standard.  To see last year’s winners, please see the Greek Awards Page

Standard: Award:
Scholarship:

All Greek Organizations must have a minimum cumulative, semester and new member GPA of 2.5

3.0 and above = Gold Standard

2.8-2.999 = Silver Standard

2.6-2.799 = Bronze Standard

2.5 is the minimum acceptable before academic probation

Service:

All Greek Organizations must participate in community service, according to National/HQ standards

21-30 hours per member per semester = Gold Standard

11-20 hours per member per semester = Silver Standard

10 hours per member per semester = Bronze Standard

Engagement:

Greek Organizations will be supportive of campus community events

Qualifying events would include philanthropy events, campus-wide events and other university sponsored events. Social events and events with alcohol would not qualify. Twenty percent of the chapter must be present to get credit for the event.

15 and above events = Gold Standard

10-15 = Silver Standard

5-9 = Bronze Standard

Leadership:

Greek Organizations will be leaders on campus

Chapters will report involvement of members in other organizations on campus. Gold, silver and bronze will be given to chapters based on percentage of involvement.

90-100% = Gold Standard

70-89% = Silver Standard

50-69% = Bronze Standard

Philanthropy:

Greek Organizations are encouraged to report money raised for their philanthropies

The highest grossing chapter in each council will receive the SOE Philanthropy award. Special recognition will be given to the highest grossing chapter of the three.

Diversity & Inclusion:

Greeks are committed to being inclusive and support cultural education and diversity

Chapters that attend 5 events per year (approved by Greek advisors). In order to receive credit, 50% of the chapter needs to be in attendance.