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Welcome to West Virginia University! We are excited you are interested in being a part of the WVU Fraternity and Sorority community. The first step in joining a fraternity or sorority is determining which of the three governing councils at WVU is right for you. Each council has a unique makeup, programs, and recruitment process, so explore each council below to determine which council you are interested in.

Next, fill out this interest form to sign up to get more information. 

Why Join

Interfraternity Council

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The Interfraternity Council (IFC) is the governing body for the 16
 social and social-professional men's fraternities at West Virginia University. The executive board is comprised of 8 affiliated members of these fraternities to represent fraternity interests to the campus and surrounding community. The IFC works to develop programs that will foster positive growth of a fraternity man through qualities of leadership, devotion to scholarship, a nd commitment to community outreach. The IFC works to stimulate a positive Greek atmosphere at West Virginia University, surrounding community, and nationally by promoting unity between chapters, higher standard s of studentship, and collaboration between West Virginia University and IFC chapters.


Learn about joining IFC fraternities

National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc.

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The National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc.  is the governing council for the nine historically African American sororities and fraternities, known as the Divine Nine. West Virginia University is proud to have five (5) active chapters of the nine international organizations of NPHC. The Council promotes academic excellence, unity, service within the community, and strong bonds of brotherhood and sisterhood. 

The stated purpose and mission of the National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc. is “Unanimity of thought and action as far as possible in the conduct of Greek-letter collegiate fraternities and sororities, and to consider problems of mutual interest to its member organizations.”

Learn about joining NPHC fraternities and sororities

Panhellenic Association

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The Panhellenic Association serves as the governing body for the eight (8) inter/national sororities at West Virginia University affiliated with the National Panhellenic Conference, and one national engineering and STEM social/professional sorority, who is an associate member of the WVU Panhellenic Association.  Panhellenic sororities offer educational programs, community service projects, leadership training, social functions, and brotherhood to last through college and beyond.

Every sorority member belongs to the Panhellenic Association immediately upon becoming a new member. The Panhellenic Association is lead by an elected board of 8 officers and one delegate from each of the member chapters, which comprise the Panhellenic Council. The Council works to unite sorority women to focus on common goals and to create a network of support by providing interactive programs and activities for sorority women and all WVU students.

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Learn about joining panhellenic sororities

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