Your Daughter and Sigma Kappa
When the chapter is determining whom they wish to pledge, the chapter will give careful consideration to the following relatives/step-relatives of collegiate members and active Sigma Kappa alumnae:
Sisters • Daughters • Granddaughters • Nieces
While Sigma Kappa strongly encourages chapters to invite legacies to join our membership, legacy status does not guarantee membership and chapters are not required to pledge legacies.
Sigma Kappa expects that all members will follow Sigma Kappa policy, college/university policy, and all local, state and federal laws. The Sorority expects their members to make informed, reasonable, and responsible choices regarding herself, her sisters, her campus and the national organizations safe. Sigma Kappa has a number of policies designed to reduce the potential for harm to our members and to address situations where issues have occurred. Sigma Kappa requires regular education for the members on these policies. Collegiate Chapters and members are expected to self-govern behavior when it does not align with our values. Our risk management policies help to inform the use of a standards council process to address situations where issues have occurred.
Each collegiate chapter sets minimum scholastic standards for its members to maintain. Theta Mu currently requires our members to have a 2.8 GPA to be an active sister (as of 2019). The standard of performance is set by the National Policy Handbook of Sigma Kappa. This reflects Sigma Kappa’s belief that individual excellence develops chapter excellence. Sigma Kappa chapters are expected to provide leadership in academics as well as in other areas of campus life. The women of Sigma Kappa requires that each member maintains a 2.5 GPA overall to remain in good standing.
Sigma Kappa Support
Sigma Kappa volunteers are truly the heart of our organization. Our volunteer leader’s commitment to Sigma Kappa helps to ensure the longevity of the sorority and helps to create lifelong members of Sigma Kappa. In addition to our national headquarters staff, Sigma Kappa collegiate chapters are supported by our volunteers who serve as mentors and friends. Each collegiate chapter is also paired with an alumnae chapter or ‘sister chapter’ because we know that collegiate/alumnae relations is an important part of member development
What are the financial responsibilities?
Your daughter, should she be a member of our sorority, will get a break down of the actual dues for this specific chapter. Our Vice President of Finance works closely to help with financial needs and question. For a simple break down of what dues may look like you can check out our national headquarters website. https://www.sigmakappa.org/collegiate-life/financial-responsibilities/
What does the time commitment look like?
Being a part of a sorority you must be dedicated as it is time consuming. As it does take commitment, it is well worth it. As there as many opportunities for you daughter to be on our executive board creating leadership opportunities and even encouraging life long friendships with those in other sororities and fraternities.
Each Sunday we hold our chapter meetings where we are able to discuss new business. We also strive to support other philanthropies on campus by going to any events put on by other sororities. Along with that, school does come first so we make sure to hold study sessions throughout the semester.