The preparation period preceding initiation is referred to as the Membership Intake Program (MIP). Some organizations accept second semester freshman with at least 12 credit hours from UNL. However, it is highly recommended that students wait until their sophomore year to pursue membership in an NPHC affiliate organization. Many organizations require potential members to be actively involved on campus and in the community. All NPHC affiliated organizations have adopted Anti-Hazing Policy to ensure that membership into the respective organizations is a non-threatening and supportive experience. Each NPHC affiliate organization holds formal informationals throughout the academic year.
All individuals who are interested in joining an MGC organization must attend a Husker Against Hazing Workshop. This is the first step in the membership intake process. Attending a workshop will allow you to join an organization for a year. After that end concludes you would need to attend another workshop if you still are interested in joining an organization. These workshops are held at the beginning of each semester.