Greek Life Traditions & Events
  • Recruitment - Year Round
    Recruitment is a year long activity and students can join at anytime during their college years after they complete 12 Rider credits. Students are also required to have a 2.5 cumulative GPA to join. The majority of the recruitment process does take place within the first six weeks of each semester. Check out the "How to Get Involved" section for more information and answers to frequently asked questions.

  • EOP Annual Summer Picnic
    The Intercultural Greek chapters annually sponsor a picnic during the summer session for all incoming students participating in the Educational Opportunity Program. It helps the students to feel connected and chat with upperclassmen who can serve as mentors and role models.

  • Step Exhibition
    This annual event is designed to showcase the Greek traditions of stepping and strolling. It is usually held in the fall semester and draws a large crowd of students from Rider and surrounding colleges.

  • Greek Awards & Recognition
    At the close of each academic year, the community takes time to give recognition to the numerous achievements of both Greek chapters and individual chapter members. A reception is usually held to provide a chance for the Greek community to review and celebrate their accomplishments.

  • Greek Week
    Greek Week is an annual tradition comprised of sporting events, performances judged by University staff members, community service activities, and educational programs that takes place during the month of April. The environment created by Greek Week allows the community to grow closer together and puts Greek Life in the spotlight of Rider University.