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Jennifer Garner and 30 other celebrities in sororities

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Sorority life or bust! See which major Hollywood stars went Greek in college

Whether you pledged or not, you're likely just as intrigued by the Greek life as we are — especially when it comes to big-time celebs who once roamed college campuses sporting sorority shirts and flashing symbolic hand signs. Jennifer Garner was a sorority girl, along with these 30 once-Greek stars.

1. Jennifer Garner

Sweet Dallas Buyers Club actress Jennifer Garner — who graduated in '94 from Denison University in Ohio — pledged Phi Beta Phi during her collegiate years.

2. Sophia Bush

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During her time at the University of Southern California, Chicago P.D.'s Sophia Bush was a Kappa Kappa Gamma girl.

3. Sheryl Crow

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Sheryl Crow wasn't in just one sorority during her years at the University of Missouri — she was in three! She belonged to Kappa Alpha Theta, Omicron Delta Kappa and Sigma Alpha Iota, a music fraternity for women.

4. Aubrey O'Day

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Although reality star Aubrey O'Day dropped out of college when offered the chance to compete on Making the Band, she made the most of her time at the University of California at Irvine by pledging Alpha Chi Omega.

5. Kristin Chenoweth

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Cute-as-a-button Kristin Chenoweth graduated from Oklahoma City University, where she devoted her campus life to Gamma Phi Beta — and, you know, studying and stuff, too.

6. Sela Ward

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Sela Ward was chock full of school spirit during her years at the University of Alabama. In addition to pledging Chi Omega, the beautiful brunette was a cheerleader.

7. Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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Smart, funny and in a great sorority? Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus — a Delta Gamma girl and Northwestern graduate — was definitely well-rounded.

8. Lucy Liu

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After graduating from Stuyvesant High School in 1986, Lucy Liu enrolled in New York University before transferring to the University of Michigan — where she found her place in Chi Omega.

9. Alicia Keys

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Alicia Keys graduated high school at only 16 and was offered a full ride to Columbia University. Ironically, she was also signed to Columbia Records at the same time. She opted to focus on her music full-time, but Keys was later honorarily inducted into Alpha Kappa Kappa.

10. Katie Couric

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A 1979 graduate from the University of Virginia, Katie Couric likely drew strength from her Delta Delta Delta sisters during darker times — including, as she recently opened up to share, struggles with bulimia.

11. Molly Sims

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A true Southern girl, Kentucky native Molly Sims attended the prestigious Vanderbilt University in Nashville — until, that is, she was discovered by a modeling agency. Still, during her time at Vanderbilt, Sims was active in the Delta Delta Delta sorority.

12. Holly Hunter

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Another Southern belle (she grew up on a farm in Georgia), Bonnie and Clyde actress Holly Hunter headed north to Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania for college and became a Kappa Alpha Theta girl.

13. Connie Britton

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She may be a country girl on TV, but Nashville star Connie Britton is a Boston native and Dartmouth grad where — surprise! — she didn't pursue performing arts, but rather Asian studies. She also joined Sigma Kappa (now Sigma Delta).

14. Carrie Underwood

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Not only did Carrie Underwood attend college, but the country superstar actually also earned college credit for her time on American Idol! She graduated from Northeastern State University, where she pledged Sigma Sigma Sigma.

15. Elizabeth Banks

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Hunger Games beauty Elizabeth Banks attended the University of Pennsylvania, where she became involved in Delta Delta Delta.

16. Jamie Chung

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Jamie Chung is a California girl — born, raised and educated! The Sin City star studied economics at the University of California at Riverside, where she pledged Kappa Kappa Gamma.

17. Catt Sadler

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Smart girls absolutely do pledge sororities — just look to Emmy-winning journalist Catt Sadler, who joined Chi Omega during her collegiate years at Indiana University.

18. Wanda Sykes

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What we would have given to be a fly on the wall in Wanda Sykes' sorority house! The funny lady, who graduated from Hampton University, pledged Alpha Kappa Alpha.

19. Jenna Dewan Tatum

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Jenna Dewan Tatum was born in Connecticut, raised in Texas and attended college at the University of Southern California. There, she was a member of Pi Beta Phi and — later — got discovered by a dance agent.

20. Danica McKellar

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Danica McKellar spent much of her formative years giving us an education in life via her character Winnie on The Wonder Years, but the pretty star herself sought higher education at UCLA. Before graduating in 1998, she became active with Alpha Delta Pi.

21. Bette Midler

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Hold the phone, y'all — the legendary Bette Midler roamed the very halls I did at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Life made! She capitalized on her time on the sunny campus by joining Delta Phi Epsilon.

22. Ashley Judd

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Divergent actress Ashley Judd may have long since graduated from the University of Kentucky, where she was a Kappa Kappa Gamma girl, but she remains an outspoken fan of her alma mater.

23. Michelle Pfeiffer

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California girl Michelle Pfeiffer only attended one year as an Alpha Delta Pi at Golden West College, but her short tenure was simply due to the fact that she discovered her true calling — acting.

24. JoAnna Garcia Swisher

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Florida native Joanna Garcia Swisher stayed close to home for college — she was a Delta Delta Delta at Florida State University long before she was Ariel on Once Upon a Time.

25. Mariska Hargitay

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Everyone's favorite detective, Mariska Hargitay, was quite the belle of the ball during her years at UCLA (she dropped out short of graduation). In addition to being a Kappa Kappa Gamma girl, she was also crowned Miss Beverly Hills USA.

26. Angela Kinsey

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While at Baylor University, The Office's Angela Kinsey joined Chi Omega sorority, participated in a study abroad opportunity and "took as many theater classes as possible."

27. Patricia Heaton

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Patricia Heaton is a funny mom on The Middle now, but back in the late '70s, she was a drama student attending Ohio University. In addition to studying drama, she became a sister of Delta Gamma.

28. Jada Pinkett Smith

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Like fellow artist Alicia Keys, Jada Pinkett Smith wan't an official member of Alpha Kappa Alpha — Smith didn't pursue higher education after high school. However, Alpha Kappa Alpha made her an honorary sister.

29. Joy Behar

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Before becoming the outspoken TV personality we all know and love, Brooklyn native Joy Behar was an English teacher in New York — thanks to her time at the State University at Stony Brook, where she pledged Delta Zeta.

30. Lo Bosworth

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Well, we all know that reality TV star — and Lauren Conrad's BFF — Lo Bosworth attended high school in Laguna Beach. But the pretty blonde went on to graduate from UCLA, where she was a sister of Kappa Kappa Gamma.

31. Cybill Shepherd

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Born in Memphis, Tennessee, The Client List's Cybill Shepherd kickstarted her career in entertainment early. While on the rise, though, she attended New York University, where she pledged Chi Omega.

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