Fraternity & Sorority Life

National Pan-Hellenic Council

The University of Michigan chapter of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) was chartered on October 21, 2005.  Prior to then, Michigan housed it’s historically African American fraternities and sororities in the Black Greek Association, a council created prior to being chartered with the NPHC nationally.  NPHC fraternities and sororities were founded during a time when Black students were prohibited from joining historically white fraternities and sororities due to discriminatory practices and policies in the early 1900s.


On Wednesday, June 3, 2020 the National Pan-Hellenic Council is asking people to participate in a candelight campaign called #ENOUGHISENOUGH.   

1 - Record video sending condolences to victims of racial injustices

2 - End the video by blowing out a candle/lighter in remembrance

3 - Upload to social media with the hashtag #enoughisenough

Videos will begin posting around 9:00am


In addition, the council released the below statement.


NPHC Celebrates it's 90th Anniversary

The National Pan-Hellenic Council was established May 10, 1930 at Howard University.   NPHC was established with the purpose of “unanimity of thought and action as far as possible in the conduct of Greek letter collegiate fraternities and sororities, and to consider problems of mutual interest to its member organizations”. 

Congratulations to NPHC for 90 years of supporting its members organizations, living into its mission and objectives and providing amazing opporunties for collegiate and alumni members.

NPHC Week 2019

The National Pan-Hellenic Council is hosting a variety of events for NPHC Week.


Monday, September 16 - Myth Busters
Michigan League - Kalamazoo Room 7:00pm

Tuesday, September 17, - Health Awareness
Canterbury House (Huron Street)  6:00-9:00pm

Wednesday, September 18 - Kickin It with NPHC
Northquad 2435 - 8-9:30pm 

Thursday, September 19 - Open House
Michigan League - Michigan Room 7:00-9:00pm

Friday, September 20 - Bake Sale

NPHC Step Show 2018

The 2018 NPHC Step Show took place on Sunday, October 21st 2018. This event is the University of Michigan National Pan-Hellenic Council’s largest fund raiser and a competition between the performing chapters.

NPHC Step Show