Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Gamma Beta?
Gamma Beta is an Asian Interest Fraternity that promotes brotherhood, morality, and high academic standards. Through social and academic life on campus, the Brothers of Gamma Beta strive to serve the purpose of our motto, “Making good men better.”
2. Why should I join Gamma Beta?
Our organization provides a fresh atmosphere for young students entering UTSA. Becoming a Brother of our fraternity leads to a broader network of friends across the nation, as well as connections that will benefit you throughout life. Furthermore, the memories that you will build as a GB will fulfill your college experience, as it has been a milestone for all of our graduates.
3. What is Rush?
It is a series of events that allow us to meet interested gentlemen. During this time, we are able to personally meet you through several events and activities as well as introduce you to fraternal life.
4. How much is Rush?
Rush is 100% FREE! We provide the food, drinks, and fun, and all we ask for in exchange is for you to get to know us. There is absolutely no pressure in coming out and you may leave anytime you wish, or hang out with us as late as you like.
5. What is a bid and how do I receive one?
A bid is an invitation to membership in our fraternity. By coming out to rush events, you increase your chances of receiving a bid. Those that are granted bids will be contacted by the fraternity after rush is over.
6. I’m really interested because this seems cool, but I’m really worried about my grades. What do you think?
Gamma Beta takes pride in being one of the more academically accomplished groups of men, with an overall GPA that is well above the average. We have weekly study hours to allow our new members to get ahead, and an Academic Adviser that will guide you through your major and make sure that your GPA is up to par. Most of our graduates are now successful men, something that Gamma Beta will mold you into.
7. What makes you guys different?
We are often referred to as the Gentlemen of Gamma Beta. Our reputation, based on our high morals and behavior, continues our tradition of ‘making good men better.’ And although we’ve only been around for 16 years, Gamma Beta has quickly become the most popular and exciting fraternity in Texas. Join us as we turn men into the leaders of tomorrow.
8. Do I have to be Asian to join?
While we are an Asian-American Interest Fraternity, we have never taken race, color, or religion into consideration and therefore have crossed brothers of all colors and backgrounds. Our fraternity’s core value is based on diversity and we invite everyone to come to our rush events.