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.

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

National Pan-Hellenic Council Supports Interfraternity Council Vote

November 13, 2017

The National Pan-Hellenic Council at the University of Michigan supports the vote made by the Interfraternity Council on November 9, 2017 to suspend all Interfraternity Council social activities and new member education in the interim. This decision unfortunately impacts Greek life as a whole, but we understand this decision was necessary in an effort to maintain the safety and well-being of our community.

NPHC Week 2017

The National Pan-Hellenic Council hosted "2017 NPHC Week" from Monday, September 25, 2017 - Sunday, October 1, 2017. The annual week of events was geared toward undergraduate students on campus who are interested in joining NPHC fraternities and sororities and/or interested in engaging in educational and inclusive student activities. Events included: Strength. Solidarity.

Michigan Student Honored As International Undergraduate Omega Man of the Year

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated's International Leadership Conference brings together the leaders of the fraternity at large to discuss fraternity business, announce new candidates for leadership, provide opportunity for fellowship, and acknowledge brothers making a positive impact in the world. The 2017 Leadership Conference was hosted August 2-6 (2017) in Cincinnati, OH at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Raymond Smith-Byrd receiving award