Winter Recruitment and Membership Intake is now here! Check out this page for more information on all our council's events and opportunities to join!

Here at Oregon State, we have five distinctive governing councils that make up our fraternity and sorority community.  We encourage you to explore all our councils have to offer!  The information on this page will help you learn more about our community and find your place to belong! 

You can also learn more about our 45 chapters through the Chapter Profiles tab.

 

Due to the constantly evolving situation with COVID-19, please be sure to check back for updates on each council's recruitment and membership intake events and plans.

We are working to ensure that students who want to join a fraternity or sorority this fall are able to do so in a safe way. 

 

Collective Greek Council (CGC)

CGC is the governing council for unhoused, academic interest organizations. It's membership is currently includes four sororities that each have a specific academic focus. 

Representatives from each CGC chapter held a Live Q&A Session on July 30th. Check out the recording below!

CGC chapters hold independent recruitment processes a few times each academic year. The best way to learn about these joining opportunities is to follow CGC and its member chapters on social media.

 

Website    Q&A Recording    Instagram

Meet the Collective Greek Council - 2020 START Info Session

Meet the Interfraternity Council - 2020 START Info Session

Interfraternity Council (IFC)

IFC is the governing council for traditionally housed fraternities. There are currently 22 IFC fraternities with 17 being housed and 6 offering an un-housed experience. 

The IFC Vice Presidents of Recruitment held a Live Q&A Session on July 29th. Check out the recording below!

IFC holds a informal recruitment process at the start of Fall and Spring Terms. Chapters recruit new members throughout the year, so interested students are encouraged to reach out to chapters that interest them through social media or by contacting the chapter recruitment chair. Chapter contact information can be found in their chapter profiles.

 

Website     Register Here!     Q&A Recording      Instagram

Multicultural Greek Council (MGC)

MGC is the governing council for multicultural and culturally-based fraternities and sororities. There are currently 2 fraternities and 3 sororities that are members of MGC.

Representatives from MGC and the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) held a Live Q&A Session on Wednesday, July 22nd. Check out the recording below!

MGC chapters accept new members through a process called membership intake. Each chapter will hold interest events throughout the year for prospective members to attend. Its recommended that interested students attend as many chapter events as possible to demonstrate interest and to learn more about membership requirements. 

 

Website    Q&A Recording     Instagram

Meet the Multicultural Greek Council - 2020 START Info Session

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National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

NPHC, or the Divine 9, is the governing council for historically African American fraternities and sororities. There are currently 4 fraternities that have active undergraduate members at OSU.

Representatives from NPHC and the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) held a Live Q&A Session on Wednesday, July 22nd. Check out the recording below!

NPHC chapters accept new members through a process called membership intake. Each chapter will hold interest events throughout the year for prospective members to attend. Its recommended that interested students attend as many chapter events as possible to demonstrate interest and to learn more about membership requirements. 

 

Website     Q&A Recording      Instagram

Panhellenic Council (PHC)

Panhellenic is the governing council for traditionally housed sororities. Oregon State has 11 Panhellenic chapters and all are housed.

The PHC Vice President and Assistant Vice President of Recruitment hosted a Live Q&A Session on Thursday, July 16. Check out the recording using the link below!

Panhellenic's main recruitment process, Formal Recruitment, takes place at the start of Fall Term. This is a student's best opportunity to meet all 11 chapters. After Formal Recruitment, some chapters may be eligible for informal recruitment (also known as Continuous Open Bidding). The best way to express your interest in joining a chapter through informal recruitment is to fill out the Interest Form linked below, this information is shared with chapters who are eligible to accept new members. 

 

Website    Q&A Recording     COB Interest Form     Instagram

Meet the Panhellenic Council - 2020 START Info Session