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Welcome to Sorority & Fraternity Life

Membership in a fraternity or sorority offers students a unique opportunity to have a balanced college life with a focus on academic excellence, brotherhood/sisterhood, leadership development, service, and responsible social interaction. Membership also offers students the opportunity to make lasting friendships with individuals with similar ideals and common purposes. Come find your home on Rocky Top!

Our Professional Philosophy

As an Office of Sorority & Fraternity Life staff, we approach our work as professionals and support our community utilizing our Mission, Vision, and Commitments.

Our Mission

It is our mission, as the Office of Sorority & Fraternity Life, to support a premier sorority and fraternity experience by providing educational opportunities, fostering collaborative relationships, and empowering students to uphold a mentality of ethical leadership and citizenship.

Our Vision

It is our vision to become the model sorority and fraternity community among peer and aspirant institutions.

Our Commitments

In striving to be a premier sorority and fraternity community, we are committed, in alignment with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville goals and expectations, to upholding the following commitments:

  • Partnerships & Collaboration

    By developing meaningful partnerships with students, campus and community based professionals and departments, headquarters staff, alumni, advisors, and other valued stakeholders.

  • Empowering Students

    By utilizing a Facilitator Model approach, we will empower our students by supporting them in their fraternal experience; seeking a balance between the rights and responsibilities of the individual students, the organizations, and those of the University.

  • Prevention and Harm Reduction

    The health and safety of all of our students is paramount.  By implementing prevention and harm reduction strategies, we will strive to foster a community of care.

  • Education

    By providing in-and-out of the classroom learning opportunities for personal and professional growth.

  • Advocacy

    By engaging other stakeholders, we will advocate for support, resources, and awareness.

  • Diversity and Inclusion

    By creating and cultivating an open environment, were students feel included, that celebrates diversity and inclusion.

 

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