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Sorority & Fraternity Life at Ohio University

Ohio University's Sorority & Fraternity community has existed at Ohio University for over 175 years, and is home to 33 social fraternities and sororities and over 2,000 affiliated students. The Sorority & Fraternity Life Office, a part of the Campus Involvement Center, assists the Interfraternity Council (IFC), Multicultural Greek Council (MGC), National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), Women's Panhellenic Association (WPA), as well as the Rho Lambda honor society. The office also has oversight over the Greek Community Council (GCC) and partners with the Sorority & Fraternity Life Committee. Finally, staff help to advise the planning committees for Greek Week and the Homecoming Competition week, an annual awards program, and an annual organization officer training event. Staff also assist with several reoccuring events such as the Fall Holiday Gift Wrapping Event and the Spring All Greek Expo.

Fraternities and sororities at their core are values-based organizations focused on a lifetime commitment to develop members dedicated to the principles of scholarship, leadership, service, philanthropy, and brotherhood/sisterhood. Students demonstrate this commitment throughout their undergraduate careers by:

  • maintaining a higher average GPA than the all-university average GPA
  • providing scholarship and other financial assistance to members
  • leadership development through serving as chapter or council officers or seeking membership in our honor societies
  • managing and coordinating recruitment events, budgets and finances, and large and small scale event planning
  • students conference and development opportunities not accessible to the typical student – ones focused on the ideas of making the fraternity and sorority community better and developing our members into leaders
  • giving back to the community through record-breaking service, volunteer, and philanthropic opportunities 

We post information and updates on this website and make announcements through our Facebook page ( Ohio University Sorority & Fraternity Life ) and you can follow us on Twitter ( @OhioU_SFL ). You can also learn more by visiting us on   BobcatConnect.

For more information, please explore this website, or contact:

Ariel Tarosky
Director, Sorority & Fraternity Life