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How to Join

Vanderbilt University is home to four governing councils that each contribute to the overall success of our community. Each council, and their member organizations strive to provide a beneficial experience to all of its members. The links below will provide you with more information about the recruitment or membership intake processes for each council.

National Pan-Hellenic Council

A collaborative organization of nine historically African American, international Greek lettered fraternities and sororities. The nine NPHC organizations are sometimes collectively referred to as the “Divine Nine. Vanderbilt is currently home to seven of these organizations. For more information, contact Ashton Sawyers.

Interfraternity Council

The Interfraternity Council (IFC) is the local governing body for North American Interfraternity Conference fraternity chapters at Vanderbilt University. For more information, contact Kristin Torrey.

Panhellenic Council

An umbrella organization for 26 (inter)national women’s sororities. Each member group is autonomous as a social, Greek-letter society of college women and alumnae. We have 9 of the 26 represented at Vanderbilt. For more information, contact Destiny Savage.

Intercultural Greek Council

The governing council for Vanderbilt’s culturally or identity-based fraternal organizations. This council is currently pursuing expansion efforts. For more information, contact Ashton Sawyers.