The Office of Sorority & Fraternity life works with more than 40 registered student organizations at the University, advises four governing councils, and assists organizations in developmental areas. At the University of Tennessee, nearly 5,000 students and approximately 22% of the undergraduate population are members of our fraternal organizations.
Each respective council is self-governed by student leaders, and hosts programs and opportunities for the member organizations to thrive and reach their potential on campus.
Unsure which council is right for you? Review each council’s information provided below or contact the Fraternity and Sorority Life staff for additional assistance.
The Interfraternity Council (IFC) at UT is composed of over 18 men’s fraternities. The IFC community is over 140 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.
Hosted IFC Organizations
The Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) at UT is composed of 5 culturally-based sororities and fraternities. The council is united by their aspirations to increase awareness of their respective cultures, to serve the UT community, and to maintain high academic standards. MGC also coordinates activities between the organizations through social, fundraising, and community service events.
Hosted MGC Organizations
|Beta Chi Theta Fraternity, Inc.||Delta Phi Omega Sorority Inc.||Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc.|
|Sigma Beta Rho Fraternity, Inc.||Sigma Sigma Rho Sorority, Inc.|
The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) at UT is composed of 8 historically African American sororities and fraternities (four sororities and four 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.
Hosted NPHC Organizations
The Panhellenic Council at UT is composed of 13 women’s sororities. The Panhellenic community is more than 110 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.”
Hosted Panhellenic Organizations
|Alpha Chi Omega||Alpha Delta Pi||Alpha Omicron Pi|
|Chi Omega||Delta Delta Delta||Delta Gamma|
|Delta Zeta||Kappa Delta||Kappa Kappa Gamma|
|Phi Mu||Pi Beta Phi||Sigma Kappa|
|Zeta Tau Alpha|