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Overview

Fraternities and sororities are a significant part of student life at Rochester. Members develop important friendships and build skills that enhance everything else they do at the University. Whether you are currently a member or are interested in joining an organization, this page contains links to policies, expectations, and useful resources for students.

Interested In Joining?

Learn how you can participate in fraternity and sorority life!

Recruitment - Below is information on the recruitment procedures and practices for each council. For more information see our FAQ page or contact us.

Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC)
  • Attend rush events
  • Find a IFC organization

Multicultural Greek Council (MGC)

  • Recruitment differs organization to organization. Please contact the MGC organization(s) you are interested in for details on their recruitment process.

National Panhellenic Conference (FSA)

  • Recruitment for NPC requires registration
    • Attend formal recruitment events
    • Find an FSA organization

Frequently Asked Questions – If you can’t find an answer to your question, be sure to reach out to our staff!

Check an organization's status – View which organizations have been accredited through the university and which have won campus and national awards.

LGBTQ+ Support – Learn about the Pillar Program, read organizations’ eligibility policies, and find resources for LGBTQ+ members in fraternities and sororities.


Currently A Member?

View Policies – Any policies specific to fraternities and sororities can be found here. General student policies can be found in the Standards of Student Conduct.

Expectations for Excellence – Learn about the Expectations for Excellence Accreditation process, timeline, and deadlines.

Leadership and Membership Development – Explore leadership opportunities for you and your members and see how fraternities and sororities get involved in the Medallion Program.

New Member Education – Learn more about effective strategies and resources for educating new members about your organization.

Order of Omega – Join the fraternity and sorority honor society.