The following organizations are members of UNCP’s All Greek Council:
Hok Nosai Sorority
Hok Nosai Fraternity
Recognized Governing Boards and Affiliate Organizations
National PanHellenic Council (NPHC)
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke National Panhellenic Council’s (NPHC) purpose is to provide service to the campus and community, maintain unity, promote high standards of scholarship, and foster brotherhood and sisterhood. The council provides: a means for preserving the cultural heritage of the historically African American Fraternity/Sorority organizations; a forum for addressing items of mutual interest to the NPHC organizations; an experience of self-governance necessary for development of the emergent leader; and an opportunity to make recommendations to member organizations for the greater purpose and interest of the University and community.
Multicultural Greek Council (MCGC)
The purpose of the Multicultural Greek Council will be to set a high standard within the UNCP Greek community. This is accomplished by unifying fraternal organizations through leadership and communication as well as offering an alternative governing body in order to reflect the diversity of the UNCP student body. MCGC strives for academic excellence, community service, and educating the campus and community in regard to cultural awareness. MCGC is committed to making an impact at UNC Pembroke.
The purpose of this council is to promote and retain high standards in the campus life of Greek-letter organizations at UNCP; to promote unity and harmony between member organizations and amongst other Greek lettered organizations; to maintain a positive relationship with the administration; to address and develop strategies of action on matters of mutual concern to the member organizations; to facilitate active involvement of member organizations in the local community and on the campus; and, to promote a positive image of Greek life on the UNCP campus.
Panhellenic Council (PHC)
The purpose of the Panhellenic Council is to develop and maintain sorority life and sorority relations at a high level of accomplishment on campus. PHC promotes superior scholarship, fosters inter-greek relationships, and high social and moral standards. Each Panhellenic Council sorority acts in accordance with the rules established by the Panhellenic Council as to not violate the sovereignty, rights and privileges of the member organizations. Each sorority supports several philanthropic projects each year.
Interfraternity Council (IFC)
The IFC is a self-governing body representing the fraternities at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Consisting of seven executive board members and the president/delegate of each fraternity, the IFC strives to promote excellence in all aspects of fraternity life and academic pursuits. The Council also works together to help the entire Greek community better achieve its common goal of membership development and service to the Greek community. The Council works to achieve these goals through its committee structure focusing on an array of areas including chapter development, scholarship, community service, member education, and alumni and public relations. The Council is lead by a seven member Executive Committee, which works closely with the Director of Greek Life. Each year, the Council sponsors numerous educational seminars covering a variety of topics pertinent to the lives of University students.
Maintaining a Fraternity or Sorority
In order to be in good standing with UNCP, each organization must meet the following minimum expectations.
Maintain a chapter grade point average of 2.50 or above for both semester and cumulative grades. Each organizations’ grade point average (GPA) will be calculated by semester (fall and spring) per the membership roster provided to the Office of Greek Life. No summer grades will be calculated. The cumulative average will be used to determine eligibility for academic standing for the following semester.
Attend and fully participate in All Greek Council and Governing Board meetings. Chapters may not have more than one absence.
• All chapters are required to maintain a chapter size at a minimum of 50% the size of the largest chapter in their council.
Attend and fully participate in Office of Greek Life Programs i.e. Songfest, New Member Convocation, hazing prevention programs, etc. Chapters must have 50% of the chapter membership in attendance. Chapters may not fall below 50% of members in attendance more than once per semester.
• Each member must maintain full-time student status (12+ credit hours a semester)
Update chapter roster on a regular basis, which requires that changes be made within twenty-four hours of membership status changes.
Update grade release, bid card, anti-hazing agreement, and new membership documents within twenty-four hours of bid acceptance and/or beginning of the intake process.
Adherence to all University policies and procedures as well as all Inter/National and/or regional organization policies and procedures.
Update officer contact information each semester and/or immediately following officer changes.
Have an active faculty/staff advisor as well as an active off-campus advisor that adheres to the Office of Greek Life Advisor’s policy.
Schedule and attend chapter president one-on-one meetings with the Director of Greek Life or designee a minimum of twice per semester.
• Must be in good standing with the Office of Student Conduct. Chapters placed on Conduct Probation by the Office of Student Conduct must have all events approved by the Office of Greek Life and the President of the organization must meet with the Director of Greek Life on a weekly basis.
• Receive approval from the Office of Greek Life for the organization’s marketing. This includes, but is not limited to shirts, printed items (flyers, postcards, posters, etc.) electronic flyers, etc. Please submit all requests to firstname.lastname@example.org and you will receive a response within 48 hours.
The Director of Greek Life is responsible for monitoring the minimum expectations for each organization. If at any time an organization does not maintain the the minimum requirements, the Director of Greek Life has the authority to sanction, including suspension for a period of time.
Establishing a Fraternity or Sorority
The UNC Pembroke Office of Greek Life welcomes the addition of fraternities and sororities by supporting open expansion and NPC extension. The following requirements must be met in order to establish a Greek organization on-campus.
• The members of the fraternity/sorority as well as the headquarters of the Greek organization must hold a liability insurance policy with a minimum of one million dollars in coverage.
• The fraternity/sorority must provide a copy of the organization’s Inter/National policy as well as risk management policy (support of the Fraternal Information and Programming Group strongly encouraged).
• The fraternity/sorority must adhere to NIC, NPC, NPHC, NALFO, and/or their governing body’s standards when relevant as well as UNCP’s Office of Greek Life policies and procedures.
The fraternity/sorority must provide a copy of a proposed constitution and bylaws.
• The fraternity/sorority must have an active faculty/staff advisor as well as an active off-campus chapter advisor.
• Organization must start with a minimum of six (6) members with no fewer than four (4) members having freshman, sophomore, or junior status.
• A Certified copy of recruitment/intake plans must be submitted two weeks prior to the first interaction with potential members. This information must be signed and approved by the chapter advisor, state/province/regional director (when applicable), and approved by the Office of Greek Life.