The Office of Greek Life serves as the center of programming and advising for the entire College of Charleston Greek community, which includes twenty-seven nationally-affiliated chapters. Along with our three governing councils – the Interfraternity Council (IFC), the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), and the Panhellenic Council – and two honor societies - Order of Omega and Rho Lambda - this community is focused on providing an enriching college experience for all of its members. We are here to serve as a resource for our students and help provide programs and workshops that can assist them in developing into responsible, social, and contributing members of our society.
At the College of Charleston, it is our goal to be a nationally recognized Greek community. To fulfill this goal, we strive for continuous improvement in all aspects of scholarship, programs, services, and operations.
Our vision is to build a community that facilitates members to excel as scholars, citizens, and leaders.
Our mission is to promote student development by providing opportunities for scholarship, community service, campus involvement, leadership, and fraternal friendship and by ensuring all members a high-quality and safe undergraduate experience.
Councils & Organizations
Interfraternity Council (IFC)
The IFC is responsible for the coordination of recruitment, judiciary policy, and procedure, as well as interfraternity relations and maintaining and improving fraternity relations with other Greek Councils, the College community, and the community at large. The IFC at the College of Charleston consists of student representatives from 10 nationally recognized fraternities:
- Alpha Epsilon Pi
- Beta Theta Pi
- Kappa Alpha
- Kappa Sigma
- Phi Gamma Delta
- Phi Kappa Tau
- Pi Kappa Alpha
- Pi Kappa Phi
- Sigma Alpha Epsilon
- Sigma Chi
- Sigma Nu
The Panhellenic Council is the governing body of the National Panhellenic Conference sororities at the College of Charleston. As a member of the National Panhellenic Conference, our council is part of a nationwide network of women's fraternities and sororities reaching over 620 college and university campuses in the U.S. and Canada.
The Panhellenic Council provides a forum for sororities to work together. Through programs and services, the Panhellenic Council supports its member sororities by promoting values, education, leadership, friendships, cooperation, and citizenship.The Panhellenic Council at the College of Charleston consists of student representatives from nine nationally recognized sororities:
- Alpha Delta Pi
- Chi Omega
- Delta Delta Delta
- Delta Gamma
- Kappa Alpha Theta
- Kappa Delta
- Phi Mu
- Sigma Delta Tau
- Zeta Tau Alpha
National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) is the governing body for the historically African-American fraternities and sororities at College of Charleston.
The College of Charleston's National Pan-Hellenic Council is designed to promote student success in social and academic endeavors. Each member organization monitors its students to foster academic excellence and to stimulate community involvement. As members of NPHC organizations, students pursue lofty aspirations and ideals that will promote leadership skills essential for lifelong achievement.
The NPHC is also designed to promote well-being between each particular organization. This group was formed in order to establish diplomacy, respect and cooperation amongst all organizations involved. Each year, the NPHC strives to become a unified and strengthened family.
The NPHC at the College of Charleston includes student representatives from three nationally recognized fraternities and four nationally recognized sororities: