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30 Greek houses at IU-Bloomington housing over 1,000 students asked to quarantine because of COVID-19

IU Campus
Posted at 5:02 PM, Sep 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-02 18:54:07-04

BLOOMINGTON — The list of Greek houses under COVID-19 quarantine at IU-Bloomington is still growing.

As of Wednesday afternoon, an additional 16 sororities and fraternities were added to the list, bringing the total to 30, That's more than half of the 42 Greek organizations on the Bloomington campus.

A spokesperson for the university said the 30 Greek houses are made up of over 1,000 students.

The chapters have been asked to quarantine for 14 days. During that time, all in-person activities, except dining are prohibited.

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There are around 2,600 students that live in Greek, Evans Scholars and Christian Student Fellowship houses on campus, out of the more than 40,000 students at IU Bloomington, the university said.

Chapters Directed to Quarantine at IU-Bloomington Include:

  1. Acacia
  2. Alpha Chi Omega
  3. Alpha Delta Pi
  4. Alpha Epsilon Phi
  5. Alpha Epsilon Pi
  6. Alpha Gamma Delta
  7. Alpha Omicron Pi
  8. Alpha Phi
  9. Alpha Sigma Phi
  10. Alpha Xi Delta
  11. Beta Sigma Psi
  12. Beta Theta Pi
  13. Chi Omega
  14. Delta Gamma
  15. Delta Zeta
  16. Gamma Phi Beta
  17. Kappa Alpha Theta
  18. Kappa Delta
  19. Kappa Kappa Gamma
  20. Phi Delta Theta
  21. Phi Gamma Delta
  22. Phi Kappa Psi
  23. Pi Beta Phi
  24. Pi Kappa Phi
  25. Phi Sigma Kappa
  26. Sigma Alpha Epsilon
  27. Sigma Chi
  28. Sigma Phi Epsilon
  29. Theta Chi
  30. Zeta Tau Alpha

According to the university, students in the quarantined chapters have been directed to leave the house and find an alternative place to quarantine. Their permanent residence is the desired quarantine location, but if that is not possible the chapters have been asked to work with members to determine an alternate quarantine location.