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E. Fraternity House Regulations

Residents of any fraternity house must abide by all on-campus housing regulations as well as any other published regulations or guidelines of Fraternity and Sorority Life.

Residency Requirements

Any individual residing in fraternity housing must meet the following requirements:

  1. Receive prior approval from the Dean of Students before residing in the fraternity house.
  2. Be currently enrolled full-time at Oklahoma City University. Students residing in fraternity housing who drop below full-time enrollment at any time during the semester will have five (5) school days to relocate residence.
  3. Be an initiated member in good standing of the fraternity.
  4. Have completed at least 24 course credit hours.
  5. Maintain a cumulative and semester GPA of 2.5.
  6. Not on student disciplinary probation.
  7. Have written permission to reside in the fraternity house from a parent or guardian on file with the Office of Greek Life for students under the age of 21.
  8. Each semester sign a behavioral contract outlining responsibilities for house maintenance. The Office of Greek Life will make the contract available.
  9. Be released by the Office of Housing and Residence Life if the student is currently in a university housing contract.

General Policies

  1. Fraternity house living is considered on-campus housing, and fraternity house residents and guests must abide by all on-campus housing regulations.
  2. The University policies regarding alcohol and substance abuse apply to fraternities.
  3. The University reserves the right to enter the fraternity common areas and individual rooms for general inspection, cleaning, repairs, or maintenance at any time.
  4. The fraternities are expected to be good neighbors. Theft of property, intoxication, and other antisocial behavior is prohibited and may result in student conduct sanctions. It may also result in the termination of the fraternity on the Oklahoma City University campus.

Quiet Hours and Visitation

  1. Loud music will not be tolerated.
  2. Male students living in fraternity houses may not have female guests in the house after midnight on Sundays through Thursdays, and not later than 2:00 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
  3. Fraternities are responsible for the behavior of their guests.
  4. Alumni of the fraternities will have restricted visitation in the house when University policies are violated.

Cleaning and Maintenance

  1. The fraternities must maintain neat houses.
  2. The fraternities must ensure that trash is picked up both inside and outside the fraternity house.
  3. Lawns and flower beds are to be maintained on a regular basis. The University will have unkempt lawns mowed at the expense of the fraternity.
  4. Upholstered furniture or furnishings intended for indoor use are not permitted on the exterior of fraternity house property.
  5. Only outdoor furnishings in good repair are permitted outside fraternity houses.

Fraternity House Inspections

  1. The IFC Advisor will schedule inspections of the fraternity houses.
  2. All rooms must be open and unlocked during a scheduled inspection.
  3. The fraternities must adhere to all published inspection guidelines from the Office of Greek Life.
  4. Fraternities must complete a self-inspection once a month.

Hazing

  • Hazing of any individual by fraternity members or their guests will not be tolerated.
  • Fraternities are responsible for the behavior of their guests or alumni.

Click here to view the Student Code of Conduct for more information about conduct regulations, such as this prohibition against hazing.