Oregon State University has a Greek community with 21 fraternities 19 sororities. There are 4 fraternities and 8 sororities without Greek houses at OSU. In total, more than 1,200 students within 42 fraternities and sororities (and growing) are in the Greek community.
Students who are on the formal recruitment list with the Center for Fraternity & Sorority Life (541-737-5432) will have until the Aug. 31, 2012, to cancel their contracts with UHDS without being subject to the cancellation fee. If a student is not on the formal list the Center for Fraternity & Sorority Life provides us or cancels after the August 31, 2012, the cancellation fee will be valid. Formal recruitment is defined as the process that occurs over the summer and into fall term where students participate in structured activities through IFC and Panhellenic to join affiliated fraternities and sororities. Students who are interested in joining a fraternity or sorority that do not have a Greek house can contact the chair of the Unified Greek Council.