Fall semester is over, you've celebrated all your December holidays, and now it's time to get back on campus to start your spring semester. This means one thing: SPRING RUSH. And, once rush is done, you'll have a lot of new fraternity brothers or sorority sisters. Quite a few of them could be freshmen who need some extra support while adjusting to college life. And the others could be looking for a new group of students they could call family. What better way to support and welcome new people to your chapter than with a small gift? A little something that says “I appreciate you coming into our house and joining our family.”
That begs the question…..what do you get them?! Well don’t worry, Campus Classics has all you need to warmly welcome your new recruits! We have several items that you can personalize for each recruit and some of the most creative designs you will see on the Greek market. Keep reading to check out some of the best options you can get your new recruits!
Do you want something fun and playful? Something with a little style? Then check out these Comfort Colors Retriever Tees featuring Campus Classics’ own Max, the dog that brings joy to any space he is in and has such devilish good looks that he made Air Bud jealous. These pre-shrunk 100% ringspun cotton shirts come in short and long sleeve with pocketed options! There are also a variety of themes for the shirts, including seasons like summer and winter, 4th of July and Halloween, and original concepts produced by our fantastic inhouse graphic designers.
For the dog lover who cannot have a pet on campus grab them this shirt. It is sure to have them smiling from ear to ear!
And if you want some comfort colors shirt options outside of retriever tees please check out some of our other great designs here!
While this gift may seem a little square, it's actually pretty neat. This rosewood box has your fraternity coat of arms on the top and can be personalized with the name of your new recruit. This personalized box also has plenty of space inside so that they can keep valuable possessions and memories in the box. This wooden box has been well made so you know that this gift will stay with them long after your new brothers have graduated.
If you really truly want a gift that your new recruits will cherish and keep with them for the rest of their days, get them this personalized box.
A huge part of the history of Greek Life, the wooden paddle. This time-honored paddle is decorated with your fraternity crest decal, is deeply branded with your Greek letters, and features a leather strap. What is also great is that you can add up to 10 words of personalized text on it! Add your new recruit’s name, the chapter name, or a small personalized message. Whichever recruit receives this paddle will have an immediate grin on their face!
This is a Greek tradition that will continue long after you have graduated and will always be something a brother or sister can use to look back fondly on their years in college.
How many times do you go to an event on campus and all you get offered is a cheap plastic cup? A cup that causes a debate in your head “Should I leave it or should I take it?” Our advice, leave the cheap plastic and upgrade to one of our glass mugs!
These glass mugs include the fraternity written in the center, with the year the brother is graduating in a circle surrounding the center. Additionally the member’s name and chapter can be added to the mug! So if you want to do gifts right for your new brothers, get them these personalized mugs.
These sewn-on letter hoodies come in a variety of colors and have two-layer twill and are stitched tight. They are the perfect item to wear on a chilly autumn day when you want to show off your frat or sorority. They are also great for staying in your apartment and bundling up to watch Netflix during a chilly winter day. These high quality hoodies will stand the test of time and are perfect to pass down to any Littles you might acquire. Keep the tradition alive with a sewn-on letter hoodie.
These are just some highlights of the several products that we offer for Greek members. And remember, these gifts are not only for the new students in your chapter, but for anyone in your house that you want to spread love and joy to. Anyone that you want to “Wow.” Anyone that you want to make feel at home.