Greek Village Benefits

Benefits to Students

  1. Offers safe, modern, and comfortable living and learning environment for Greek organization members.
  2. Students are able to use scholarship dollars and other financial aid and utilize related benefits to directly cover the cost of their housing.
  3. Enjoy access to an exclusive Dining Dollar only meal plan, providing flexibility for dining needs.
  4. Comfortable living amenities for residences, while providing all members access to the shared living spaces.
  5. Houses and Complexes are ADA compliant, meeting the needs of students with disabilities.

Benefits to Greek Life

  1. Serves as a recruitment tool.  The village is at highly visible locations on the northeast side of campus on Donaghey and College Avenues, as well as Augusta and Western.  Parents and students touring campus will drive by and see beautiful Greek homes with students actively involved in campus life.
  2. Addresses the housing andCommunity Center 1- RENDERING meeting needs of Greek organizations.  Past facilities were old, outdated, and too small for groups to grow.
  3. Helped level the “playing field” for recruitment of new members.  All groups who participate have modern facilities with appropriate space and at a cost that is equitable for each group.
  4. Has helped Greek groups grow in size. Groups are able to market their organizations as they display new, beautiful, modern facilities.  In addition, Greek Life and housing staff are more accessible to provide guidance and leadership.
  5. Helps to increase and improve communications and relationships within and between Greek organizations. Improvement in relationships will reduce conflict between groups.
  6. The NPHC Complexes house our NPHC fraternities and sororities in chapter rooms in a centralized location.

 Benefits to University

  1. As the Greek populations grows, so should the university’s retention and graduation rate.  Greek students graduate at nearly twice the rate of non-Greek students.
  2. Provides another living-learning environment that will focus on leadership development.  Greek village, along with the Honors College and Residential Colleges, add to the number of learning communities offered by the university.
  3. Increased the UCA housing population by adding about 300 beds to the housing system, depending on the number of groups who participate.
  4. Removing chapter rooms from residence halls frees up those spaces for the residents of those halls to enjoy more public area space to meet their needs.
  5. The facilities are subject to University policies and procedures, which are managed and enforced by University staff.
  6. In general, Greek Village adds another dimension to the University, enhancing its image as a major Division I institution.