The college experience is a major transition and exciting time in your student’s life. This new time brings opportunities, challenges, and rewards. Participating in Recruitment or Intake is a great way to meet new friends. Greek organizations are the largest and most visible values-based organizations on campus. With over 150 years on campus, Greek life remains an integral part of Louisiana State University. More than 5,000 students are Greek, 22 percent of the student body, and make up 36 Greek organizations. Involvement on campus and in the Baton Rouge community, personal growth, leadership development opportunities, and life-long friendships make Greek life one of the most memorable aspects of a student’s experience at LSU. Read more in our letter to parents of incoming students.