The Greek letter organization was organized to render services to humanity through concerted efforts to stimulate their members to greater usefulness in the causes of humanity, freedom, and the dignity of the individual.
To become a member of a sorority or fraternity of Morris College, a student must meet the following criteria:
Only students who meet eligibility requirements as indicated may become members of Greek organizations.
The student must also meet the requirements of the fraternity or sorority that he or she desires to join.
Each fraternity or sorority is responsible for seeing to it that its members are responsible in their study habits, general demeanor, and other obligations that affect their academic pursuits.
Morris College's Membership Selection/Intake period is limited to the fall semester annually.
The American Council on Education, Office on Self-Regulation Initiative published "Guidelines for Institutional Action" which advised that all colleges and universities review their Greek Letter Organizations system to ensure that they were aligned with the mission and values of the host institution. Subsequently, institutions implemented stricter pledging guidelines and threatened to revamp and/or eliminate all Greek letter organizations unless definitive action was taken by national organizations.
Consequently, during its Greek Summit II held in Saint Louis, Missouri, members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council adopted recommendations imperative to the continued existence of Greek-letter organizations on college and university campuses. The following recommendations were adopted by the member organizations of the National Pan-Hellenic Council on February 17, 1990, and subsequently adopted by the eight historically black Greek-letter organizations: