FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Question: What is my role as a parent?
Answer: Support and encourage your daughter as she finds her place in college. Learn as much as you can by asking questions of your child as she meets people through the recruitment/intake process. And do not hesitate to browse our national website or reach out to our current sisters for more information.
Question: What is the criteria to join? Is there a GPA requirement?
Answer: To be eligible for membership, interested students must attend their respective chapter or colony’s official Recruitment events and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. We seek prospective members that have achieved in academics as well as co-curricular activities and who have a demonstrated record of public service. Please note that this is just our bare minimum requirement and a vast majority of our members proudly excel beyond this standard.
Question: Is hazing a part of your intake process?
Answer: Sigma Sigma Rho has a strict no hazing policy. Hazing of any nature is against the organization’s Code of Conduct. Our colony condemns and does not participate in any form of hazing. Sigma Sigma Rho will never subject anyone to physical or mental harm, illegal activity, consumption of alcohol or other drugs, or degrading and humiliating acts. See our Anti-Hazing Policy Page for more information.
Question: Is it expensive to be part of your organization?
Answer: Every organization comes with its financial responsibilities and we encourage our members to be aware of national and chapter dues before joining. Sigma Sigma Rho is affordable, and our colony has payment plan options in place to help ensure that finances do not hinder a member's success. All dues go toward services and events that benefit the entire colony.
Question: How will my daughter benefit from a sorority?
Answer: In addition to fulfilling requirements meant to enhance leadership skills, your daughter will make lifelong friends with members of the organization. By being a part of this sisterhood, your daughter will create bonds with other young women who share similar values and goals. Members say that they have found a family within our sisterhood, and have created some of their most precious memories while being an active part of their chapter. Involvement in our sisterhood fosters academic excellence, student involvement on campus, community service, and life-long relationships with sisters. Our sisterhood also promotes networking, and encourages each member to maximize their potential and become a well-rounded student.