Greek Preview Weekend
Fraternity and Sorority Programs and Services is excited to present Greek Preview Weekend 2023! We can't wait to welcome you to campus and for you to learn more about the fraternity and sorority experience here at the University of Oklahoma.
Greek Preview Weekend will be held Friday, March 24th and Saturday, March 25, 2023.
Register for a session below!
Greek Preview Weekend is a chance to high school seniors and their families to learn about all things fraternity and sorority life. Workshops, meet and greets, community tours, and more are offered to help prepare our newest members of the OU Family with everything they need to know about Greek life.
Greek Preview Weekend Registration
Check out our two different sessions below. Please review the descriptions to ensure you are registering for the experience you are most interested in. Those interested in both events can register for both the Friday and Saturday sessions.
It's a big weekend at OU! Maximize your visit by also attending Admitted Student Day on Friday, March 24th. Learn more here.
Friday, March 24th, 2023
Culturally-Based and Multiculturally-Based Fraternities & Sororities
The Friday session of Greek Preview Weekend will teach you everything you need to know about joining a multiculturally-based fraternity or sorority. This session has an emphasis on the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) and the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) and includes information about Historically Black organizations, Asian-interest, Hispanic or Latinx-interest, Indigenous-interest, and Multicultural-interest organizations. This session includes an opening general session, breakouts, meet-and-greet time with our chapters, and a free meal.
This event does not have a charge. We encourage attendees of Admitted Student Day to check out our Friday session while you are in Norman!
Saturday, March 25th, 2023
Social, Housed & Interest-Based
Fraternities & Sororities
The Saturday session of Greek Preview Weekend will teach you everything you need to know about joining a social or special-interest fraternity or sorority at the University of Oklahoma. This session will have an emphasis on the Independent Greek Council (IGC), Interfraternity Council (IFC), and the Panhellenic Association (PAN). The Saturday session includes an opening general session and fraternity or sorority recruitment workshops. In the afternoon, students will visit 5 chapter houses and parents and/or guests will have a parent and family session.
Individual student passes are $40 and individual guest passes are $10. Guest passes can be added on at check out when registering.
Greek Preview Weekend Schedule
To better serve attendees, Greek Preview Weekend is split into two separate events - each with a focus on various aspects of the Fraternity and Sorority Experience. Check out the schedules below for Friday and Saturday.
For quesitons, don't hesitate to reach out at email@example.com or by calling (405) 325-3163 during business hours. We would be happy to assist.
4:00 - 4:30 PM - Check in at Meacham Auditorium in the Oklahoma Memorial Union
4:30 - 5:00 PM - Opening Session in Meacham Auditorium
5:00 - 6:00 PM - Breakouts for Council Information and Recruitment Workshops
6:30 - 7:30 PM - Meet-and-Greet with Chapters, free meal in Union Courtyard
7:30 PM - Event ends
9:00 AM - Check in Begins at McCasland Fieldhouse
10:00 AM - Opening Session at McCasland Fieldhouse
10:30 AM - Fraternity and Sorority Recruitment Workshop Breakouts
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM - Lunch On Your Own in Norman
1:15 - 1:45 PM - Organize for House Tours
2:00 PM - Afternoon Breakout Events
- Students attend 5 house tours, modeling Round 1 of Formal Recruitment
- Parents and Guests attend Parent & Family Session in McCasland Fieldhouse
3:30 PM - Parent & Family Session ends
4:30 PM - Student House Tours end
5:00 PM - Event ends
Frequently Asked Questions
Greek Preview Weekend is a great time to learn more about the fraternity and sorority experience. Attendees can choose which session (Friday or Saturday) better fits their interests. Expect to learn about our entire Greek community, how to prepare for membership intake or recruitment, various campus resources, and more!
Students attending the Saturday session can expect to visit five chapters on their house tour visits to get a feel for what the formal recruitment process is like. Friday sessions attendees will get to meet with chapters at a tabling event with a free meal.
The only thing you need to bring with you is a quick waiver. That waiver is linked below. Just download it, sign and either bring a printed copy with you or email a digital version to firstname.lastname@example.org. Emailing the waiver before March 20th will help to expedite the check in line. You will NOT need to include your insurance information. Please include the student’s name in the email subject line.
Waivers only need to be submitted for students. Guests will not need to complete a waiver.
Much like the rest of the year, there is always something happening on campus! Here are some of the other events happening on campus to maximize your visit to Norman.
Admitted Students Day | Friday, March 24th
Hosted by Admissions and Recritment, Admitted Students Day is a great chance to visit campus and learn more about campus and complete some after-admissions checklist items. Learn more here.
OU Stompdown | Saturday, March 25th
Check out OU's annual step show! Stompdown is hosted by the Black Student Association and the National Pan-Hellenic Council and tickets will be on sale soon.
We suggest wearing something comfortable! March weather in Oklahoma can be unpredictable. Most of the programming will take place in the Oklahoma Memorial Union (Friday) or the McCasland Fieldhouse (Saturday), however tours of chapter houses will take place outdoors. Wearing some comfortable shoes will be a must!
We are happy to provide an opportunity for a fee waiver for Greek Preview Weekend. Our team wants to give every student the chance to learn about the fraternity and sorority experience. Should you wish to apply for a fee waiver, fill out the quick form below and we'll be in touch about the status of your application.