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Old 04-15-2019, 05:04 PM
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hi so im currently a Junior and joined a NPC org my freshmen yr of college. Coming into college, i had no idea what greek life was or the different kinds that existed (such as D9s and Multicultural orgs). When i entered college i thought that the orgs that were on my campus were the only ones i could be in and that I had no other option. Bc this is all i knew, i went through formal and ended up in a NPC org. It was cool at first but a year in something just didn't feel right. I'm hispanic by the way. so maybe it was just the differences in the culture of mine and most of the girls in my org.

Recently, about towards the end of my sophomore year, i finally learned about the different D9 sororities and some multicultural ones. also recently, Ive had some friends that brought a new org on campus (a NHPC org) . I didnt even know that was possible! bc of all this new knowledge ive gained, I realize that this org is just not the org for me. I am not happy in it and am not proud to be apart of it. I try to hide my affiliation as much as possible.

Looking back on everything, if i would have known that there were MANY different orgs that existed and that i was allowed to try to bring different orgs on campus, i definitely would not have made the choice that i did. I really regret it all and its just a constant bother in my head.

I am currently interested in a certain D9 org.... I was wondering if once i graduate i could just disaffiliate from the org i am in now and then join a graduate chapter for the D9 i am interested in.... i've done some research and found some different information regarding joining a different org after dropping from one. Some say no and others say it depends...

I would just like to hear others opinion on the matter on what i should do, maybe some facts on the policies. If the graduate chapter plan is not doable, i might just disaffiliate regardless and just become a non-affiliated person

thanks...
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Old 04-15-2019, 05:11 PM
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Old 04-15-2019, 05:18 PM
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Recently, about towards the end of my sophomore year, i finally learned about the different D9 sororities and some multicultural ones. also recently, Ive had some friends that brought a new org on campus (a NHPC org) . I didnt even know that was possible! bc of all this new knowledge ive gained, I realize that this org is just not the org for me. I am not happy in it and am not proud to be apart of it. I try to hide my affiliation as much as possible.

Looking back on everything, if i would have known that there were MANY different orgs that existed and that i was allowed to try to bring different orgs on campus, i definitely would not have made the choice that i did. I really regret it all and its just a constant bother in my head.

I am currently interested in a certain D9 org.... I was wondering if once i graduate i could just disaffiliate from the org i am in now and then join a graduate chapter for the D9 i am interested in.... i've done some research and found some different information regarding joining a different org after dropping from one. Some say no and others say it depends...

I would just like to hear others opinion on the matter on what i should do, maybe some facts on the policies. If the graduate chapter plan is not doable, i might just disaffiliate regardless and just become a non-affiliated person

thanks...

I bolded these parts for a reason. If you are so unhappy in your organization that you hide your affiliation, why are you waiting for graduation? Why not resign your membership now? You'll save money and let your sisters know exactly how you feel about your org and them.
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Old 04-15-2019, 05:20 PM
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I am not happy in it and am not proud to be apart of it. I try to hide my affiliation as much as possible.

I am currently interested in a certain D9 org.... I was wondering if once i graduate i could just disaffiliate from the org i am in now and then join a graduate chapter for the D9 i am interested in....

You mentioned that you are considering waiting until after graduation to disaffiliate from your NPC org. Considering that you say that your current organization is fundamentally a wrong fit and you are ashamed to be a member, can you explain your reasoning for waiting until graduation instead of disaffiliating now?


Edited to add: LaneSig posted the same questions at the same time I did!
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Old 04-15-2019, 05:39 PM
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navane & LaneSig,

You both make very valid points! I too ask myself this question from time to time. I think what is stopping me from doing it now is my fear of the social consequences (i guess you can call them that). My school is a small community so once i drop word would definitely get around quickly. I fear being seen in a bad light/ given a bad reputation. my logic is that if i do it once i finish undergrad, the action will have no way to affect my everyday life and reputation as i continue on to be an adult.
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Old 04-15-2019, 05:48 PM
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First of all, you would have to resign your membership then just as you would now...and your chapter of initiation would be notified.

Second, the D9 do not allow members or former members of NIC (mens groups)join but I am not sure about NPC ones.

Third, you have no guarantee for the D9 group so you may end up with nothing.

And lastly, I find it quite odd that you 1) want to socialize with fraternities that aren't Hispanic but 2)don't want to belong to a group that also isn't Hispanic 3) want to join a group that also isn't Hispanic. What am I missing?????
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Please consider the sisters in the organization that you are currently a member of. With your unhappiness even acknowledging your membership, I am sure it is difficult for them to have you around, being ashamed of your affiliation. Be your true self!!

Please save your self some money and all this embarrassment. I say clean the slate and resign your NPC membership now, irrespective of a D9 pursuit.
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Old 04-15-2019, 09:32 PM
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hi so im currently a Junior and joined a NPC org my freshmen yr of college. Coming into college, i had no idea what greek life was or the different kinds that existed (such as D9s and Multicultural orgs). When i entered college i thought that the orgs that were on my campus were the only ones i could be in and that I had no other option. Bc this is all i knew, i went through formal and ended up in a NPC org. It was cool at first but a year in something just didn't feel right. I'm hispanic by the way. so maybe it was just the differences in the culture of mine and most of the girls in my org.

Recently, about towards the end of my sophomore year, i finally learned about the different D9 sororities and some multicultural ones. also recently, Ive had some friends that brought a new org on campus (a NHPC org) . I didnt even know that was possible! bc of all this new knowledge ive gained, I realize that this org is just not the org for me. I am not happy in it and am not proud to be apart of it. I try to hide my affiliation as much as possible.

Looking back on everything, if i would have known that there were MANY different orgs that existed and that i was allowed to try to bring different orgs on campus, i definitely would not have made the choice that i did. I really regret it all and its just a constant bother in my head.

I am currently interested in a certain D9 org.... I was wondering if once i graduate i could just disaffiliate from the org i am in now and then join a graduate chapter for the D9 i am interested in.... i've done some research and found some different information regarding joining a different org after dropping from one. Some say no and others say it depends...

I would just like to hear others opinion on the matter on what i should do, maybe some facts on the policies. If the graduate chapter plan is not doable, i might just disaffiliate regardless and just become a non-affiliated person

thanks...


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