Fraternity & Sorority Life

The fraternity and sorority community Michigan has close to 6,000 students within 4 councils. The Interfraternity Council (IFC), the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC), National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), and the Panhellenic Association (Panhel) pride themselves on individuality, while recognizing common values and principles.

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Eligibility Criteria

The University of Michigan is committed to providing a best-in-class, first-year experience to help students make a successful transition to college, reach their full potential and thrive on campus and beyond. As such, participation in fraternity and sorority intake or recruitment at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor campus, requires that a student meets the following criteria:

  • Student must be a continuing or transfer student with a minimum of 12 post-secondary credit hours earned, not including any test scores or credits earned while in high school.

  • Student must be enrolled in classes for the term in which they are participating in an intake or recruitment process.

  • Student must be considered in good standing** with their school/college and the Office of Student Conflict Resolution during the semester in which they are participating in intake or recruitment.

  • Student must have completed the Fraternity & Sorority Life Educational Module online and received a 100% score on the final quiz

*Please note that councils and chapters may have additional eligibility requirements.

** For the purposes of Fraternity & Sorority intake and recruitment, "good standing" is defined as when a student is not on academic probation per their school/college OR Disciplinary Probation as defined by Section VII.B of the Statement of Student Rights and Responsibilities.

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There are a number of unrecognized Greek-letter groups currently operating near campus, which may appear to be part of the fraternity and sorority community but are not. These groups do not have the same professional oversight, institutional support and accountability, or long-standing safety practices in place as do the recognized chapters. Students should make affiliation and membership decisions carefully. Recognized and affiliated chapters are listed on the Fraternity & Sorority Life website according to their respective councils. View the list.