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Meet The Greeks

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 each council and its chapters.

Interfraternity Council (IFC)

The Interfraternity Council (IFC) is the local governing body for a combination of North American Interfraternity Conference fraternities and other fraternities traditionally associated with the IFC at Vanderbilt University. Vanderbilt is currently home to 12 of these organizations.

Intercultural Greek Council (IGC)

The governing council for Vanderbilt’s culturally or identity-based fraternal organizations. Vanderbilt is home to one IGC organization and this council is continuing to pursue expansion efforts.

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

NPHC is 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 eight of these organizations.

Panhellenic Council (Panhellenic)

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. Vanderbilt is currently home to nine of these organizations.