USC IFC Affiliation/Disaffiliation FAQ


UPDATED October 14, 2022 This FAQ addresses common questions from the community regarding changes in the affiliation status of some of USC’s Interfraternity Council chapters. Please contact Student Affairs at studentaffairs@usc.edu with additional inquiries, thoughts, or comments. How do fraternities operate at USC? Expand At USC, we have about 40 recognized fraternities and sororities across […]

Organizations


The following groups are NOT RECOGNIZED by USC. They are not subject to oversight by university staff, are not part of USC’s safety framework and have elected to forgo support resources and other benefits provided to recognized student groups. Some groups are undertaking unauthorized recruitment. Students are STRONGLY RECOMMENDED to not join or affiliate with […]

Unaffiliated Organizations


The following groups are NOT AFFILIATED with USC. They are not subject to oversight by university staff, and have elected to forgo support resources and other benefits provided to recognized student groups. Some groups undertake unauthorized recruitment. Students are STRONGLY RECOMMENDED to not join or affiliate with these organizations. Questions about affiliation/disaffiliation are addressed in […]

Prospective Students


Fraternities and sororities are an integral part of USC since their beginning in 1889. Founding principles of academics, civic engagement, leadership, cultural understanding, and well-being are the guiding values in which chapters strive for locally and nationally. The Trojan Fraternity & Sorority Community includes more than 40 organizations organized into five governing councils along with […]

Initiatives


Equity and Inclusion Equity and inclusion is at the core of the membership experience. Safety Priorities Student safety, equity and inclusion, and well-being remain among top institutional priorities for the University of Southern California. Strategic Education & Partnerships Fraternity and sorority is not an outcome. It is a process. COVID-19 As the University of Southern […]

Working Group on IFC Culture, Prevention and Accountability


In the Spring 2022 semester the Working Group continued its work and IFC implemented steps prescribed in the preliminary action plan. After multiple working sessions and reviewing literature and best practices, the Working Group identified immediate opportunities to enhance the partnership between the university and the IFC community. Establishing such practices allowed social activities to […]

Frequently Used Terms


Fraternities and Sororities have many unique terms and abbreviations. The chart below outlines and defines some commonly used phrases in Fraternity/Sorority Life. Wether you are new to Fraternity/Sorority or just need a refresher – we hope this resource helps. To easily locate a specific councils language search AGC (Asian Greek Council), IFC (Interfraternity Council), MGC […]

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)


The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) is composed of nine (9) sororities and fraternities, either of which are active at USC: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., and Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, […]

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COVID-19


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