Phi Delta Theta is aware of the stereotypes surrounding Greek life. Because of this, we understand that you may be uncomfortable with the idea of your son joining our organization. This page hopefully contains all the information you need to make an informed decision.
Frequently Asked Questions
I hear Greek life is all about partying. Why would I want my son in that?
As it turns out, the party lifestyle is more of what the media and movies pick up from Greek Life. In organizations such as Phi Delta Theta, we focus more on the studies of our brothers, community service, and becoming generally better men.
What are the benefits to joining Phi Delta Theta?
Traditionally, Phi Delta Theta promotes friendship, intellectual excellence, and moral well-being. By becoming part of such an organization, you gain access to supportive friends, scholastic resources, leadership opportunities, sports competitions, philanthropic projects, career opportunities and becoming a part of a national network, amongst many other benefits.
Are there any biases in Phi delta theta?
Absolutely not. Phi Delta Theta encourages any and all men in college to start the process to becoming a member. We accept all opinions and preferences, and if discussion arises, it is always in a mature and respectful manner.
Are there any costs in joining phi delta theta?
Yes. As with most all social organizations, Phi Delta Theta does have a set of membership dues. However, New Mexico Alpha's (NMA) fees tend to minimal compared to other organizations. Furthermore, NMA offers a scholarship to the top academic members (by GPA) of the chapter that reimburses them for their membership dues.
WHAT IS PHI DELTA THETA'S POLICY ON HAZING?
Phi Delta Theta has a no tolerance policy against hazing. As the "gentlemen on campus" this has never been an issue, however if it were to present itself, immediate action would be taken by both New Mexico Alpha and the University of New Mexico.