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Sorority & Fraternity Life Policies

Health & Safety Education Policy

The purpose of the Health & Safety Education Policy is to allow Sorority & Fraternity Life staff the ability to work with organizations and student leaders to better understand risk management, areas of risk that apply to the organizations and/or its members, harm reduction, and current events surrounding the fraternal movement. This policy will ensure that the University of Tennessee, Knoxville fraternity and sorority community receives education to develop a community of care.

Organization Registration Policy

The purpose of the Organization Registration Policy is to ensure that Sorority & Fraternity Life has needed information, and to comply with the requirement that all student organizations must register with the Center for Student Engagement.

Public Accountability Policy

Sorority & Fraternity Life believes public accountability will assist with transparency, eliminate misinformation communicated during conduct proceedings, and allow external stakeholders the ability to gauge the conduct within our fraternal community.

Social Event Management Policy

The purpose of the Social Event Policy is to allow Sorority & Fraternity Life the ability to work with organizations and student leaders to better understand their regional or inter/national organizations’ policies, and provide a backstop for the expectations we have of our organizations while hosting social events.

Student Code of Conduct

“Students at the University of Tennessee are members of
both the University community and the larger community
of which the University is a part. Accordingly, students
are responsible for conducting themselves in a lawful
manner as well as in compliance with University rules
and policies.” -Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards


Hilltopics is the student handbook of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. It provides valuable information and links covering every element of student life at UT. This includes campus policies, procedures, and the Student Code of Conduct.