What does the old row symbol mean?



In the late 1950s/early 1960s, fraternity houses were built on the east side of campus (building is continuing there today). Thus the term “Old Row” meant the fraternities on the west side in the older houses, and “New Row” meant the fraternities on the east side in new houses.

What does old row sorority mean?

It means you get to live in your OR sorority house until you’re old as long as you pay dues and participate in all activities…hence the term “old row.”

What are old row frats Uga?

Oldest fraternities and sororities at UGA

  • Beta Theta Pi. Beta Theta Pi was founded on Aug.
  • Sigma Chi. Sigma Chi was founded at Miami University of Ohio in 1855 and the Delta chapter at the University of Georgia was established in 1872.
  • Chi Phi.
  • Kappa Alpha.
  • Phi Mu.
  • Chi Omega.
  • Alpha Gamma Delta.
  • Kappa Delta.

What sororities are considered old row Uga?





Old Row is a list of the oldest chapters on campus. Many are not in their original house. Here is a list of chapters at UGA and the date they began. The Old Row is Phi Mu, Chi O, Alpah Gam, KD.

What are the old row sororities at Auburn?

Meet the Auburn University Sororities: A guide to the 18 organizations on campus

  • Chapter name: Epsilon Zeta.
  • Chapter name: Beta Omega.
  • Chapter name: Gamma Delta.
  • Chapter name: Delta Delta.
  • Chapter name: Zeta Xi.
  • Chapter name: Alpha Beta.
  • Chapter name: Phi Theta.
  • Chapter name: Delta Sigma.

What do sororities call new members?

New Member – a member of a sorority or fraternity who has not been initiated (also called associate member or pledge).

What are the four types of sororities?





Let’s take a look at each group.

  • Social. Most Greek life organizations fall under this category.
  • Service. A service-focused fraternity or sorority focuses on getting involved with the community.
  • Professional. Members of a professional Greek house use the group for professional networking.
  • Honors.
  • Religion/Ethnic.


What frat was Joe Biden in?

Although most of his teammates on the football team were members of the Theta Chi fraternity, Biden never joined. He would go to fraternity parties to socialize, as he has always loved to do, but he never smoked or drank.

Do sororities haze at UGA?

The UGA Greek life hazing policy encompasses yelling at members in line-ups, forcing or requiring alcohol consumption, scavenger hunts, interrupting sleep, running errands for other members or limiting study time.

What percentage of UGA is Greek?



Approximately 26% of UGA students are fraternity and sorority members. Fraternity membership varies from 32 to 144 men, with an average chapter size of 101.

How hard is it to get into a sorority at Alabama?

Alabama Sorority Overview



The number of potential new members (PNMs) registered for recruitment typically ranges from 2,500-3,000, which usually gives Alabama the largest pledge class in the country each year. More than 2,500 women participated in Alabama sorority rush in 2021, with 2,307 women receiving bids.

What does it mean to be the tail in a sorority?

Tail: The last person in the intake class for a culturally based fraternity or sorority. ( Usually organized from shortest to tallest)

Why is it called Greek Row?

They wanted a way to distinguish themselves from other clubs that had a reputation solely for partying and felt that using the Greek alphabet would associate them with Greece’s rich cultural history of intellectual innovation.