Since 1982, the best and brightest men have been joining our prestigious ranks as Hermanos of La Fraternidad. We continue to be at the forefront of academic excellence, community service, and cultural awareness at the most competitive and selective colleges and universities around the country. With more than 500 current undergraduates as presidents, officers, executive board members, administrative committee members, and leaders of various campus organizations, Lambda men are proactive and ambitious individuals that take leadership roles in affecting change and engaging in school life. We are competent, conscientious, and compassionate leaders.
Our network of alumni is also extraordinary! Lambda men are well established in virtually every field of human endeavor. From education, to social work, to medicine, to law, to politics, to finance and business, our members continue to lead and serve. Although impressive lists may illustrate notable achievements, they are not the sum and substance of who we are. The quality of La Unidad Latina is measured by the quality of its Hermanos. We are defined by our passionate commitment to uplift our community. Most of all, we are a family of brothers that care about each other and who strive to excel in all that we do. La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Inc. will provide you with an enjoyable lifetime experience of genuine brotherhood. Consider the possibilities.
- Must attend at least two informationals
- Must meet GPA requirement: Second Semester Freshmen – 3.0 / Upper Classman – 2.8
- Must complete New Member Education application
- Must be involved in an organization on campus or at least be active in the community
- Vision is key
- New Member Fees: $300
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We seek to take a leadership role in meeting the needs of the Latino and underrepresented students in the community through cultural awareness, community service, and promotion of the Latino culture and people. We want to be able to bridge the gap between the “mainstream” aspects of college life and an individuals’ cultural pride, which can often be distorted.
No! We are looking for individuals with vision, determination, pride, and a commitment to accomplish the goals this organization has set for itself. Hermanos come from all backgrounds. La Unidad Latina was spearheaded by its commitment to the Latino community, but we find and seek further solidarity with other ethnic groups, both inside and outside of our membership. True justice can only be achieved when we advocate for everyone and when we include all those who share our vision and provide those individuals with the opportunity of our unique national organization’s resources, both human and capital, for the advancement of our principles.
No. We do not physically abuse or degrade our Caballeros (pledges). On top of the college’s hazing guidelines, Lambda Upsilon Lambda has a very strict policy against hazing; we do not condone it. Brotherhood cannot be built upon a foundation of humiliation and degradation.
LUL is an organization that professionally promotes the goals and standards that it has set for itself. Our track record speaks for itself as recognized and awarded by our peers locally and nationally. We do not pride ourselves of merely being the first or the largest, we pride ourselves in being the best. Lambda Upsilon Lambda challenges individuals to think before making a decision. We don’t tell men they belong with us, those who aspire to be LEADERS know where to find us.
No. Each chapter within this organization has a 4.0 scholastic program and mandates that each member of the chapter maintain a minimum grade point average to remain active in the chapter. Hermanos in various professions are available to help younger Hermanos in any subject that they may need assistance with. Members with the highest GPA are rewarded at the fraternity’s Annual National Gala.
As brothers, our responsibility is to make the most out of the organization. Our vast network ranges from chapters at all Ivy League institutions, to chapters across the nation. LUL’s rich and elite Alumni are constantly assisting Undergraduates and recent Graduates all over the nation with advice, career development, financial assistance, etc. Along with the benefits of support, encouragement and friendships that last a lifetime, fraternity membership offers many practical benefits to its members. The LUL Foundation, a 501-c-3 organization offers scholarships to members who apply and are accepted.