The Office of Sorority & Fraternity life works with more than 47 active registered student organizations (RSOs) at the University, advises 4 councils, and assists organizations in developmental areas. At the University of Tennessee, over 8,000 students and approximately 27% of the undergraduate population are members of our fraternal organizations.
Each respective council is supported by student leaders, and they host programs and opportunities for the member organizations to thrive and reach their potential on campus. Unrecognized and suspended organizations are not supported or encouraged for membership.
Below are the 4 governing councils and list of all 47 organizations at Rocky Top!
4 Governing Councils
The Interfraternity Council (IFC) at UTK is composed of 21 active men’s fraternities. The IFC community is over 150 years old and is proud of its strong tradition of having quality men’s fraternities. Many of the IFC fraternities receive annual awards from their national or international organizations for being among the best in the nation with their programming, academics, philanthropy, and leadership development.
Visit IFC’s website to learn more about the council and its organizations.
The Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) at UTK is composed of 6 culturally based sororities and fraternities. The council is united by their aspirations to increase awareness of their respective cultures, serve the UT community, and maintain high academic standards. MGC also coordinates activities between the organizations through social, fundraising, and community service events.
Visit the MGC page to learn more about the council and its organizations.
The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) at UTK is composed of 7 historically black sororities and fraternities. These organizations live by the values of culture, academic achievement, diversity, community service, leadership, and lifetime brotherhood and sisterhood. NPHC organizations are committed campus leaders that produce and engage in educational and social activities.
Visit the NPHC page to learn more about the council and its organizations.
The Panhellenic Council at UTK is composed of 13 women’s sororities (14 in the Fall of 2024). The Panhellenic community is more than 120 years old and rich with history. The Panhellenic community lives out its core ideology: “promote the positive, develop women and create an environment of unity and fairness.”
Visit Panhellenic’s website to learn more about the council and its organizations.
47 Sororities & Fraternities
Coming Fall 2024!
Our community is composed of sorority and fraternity chapters that are all Registered Student Organizations through the Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life, recognized and active within their inter/national organizations, and have followed the OSFL and respective council expansion policies.
For the health and safety of the general community, we do not support or encourage the existence of membership in unrecognized/suspended sororities or fraternities.
- Suspended/Unrecognized organizations: Alpha Tau Omega, Kappa Alpha Order, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Phi Delta Theta, and Sigma Phi Epsilon
- Inactive organizations are former chapters in good standing that are no longer active on campus. The following organizations are eligible to return in accordance with the New and Returning Organizations Policy: Beta Chi Theta National Fraternity, Inc., Chi Phi, Delta Phi Omega Sorority, Inc., Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.