The mission of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life is to foster an inclusive environment and commitment to student growth, academic excellence, civic engagement, leadership development, positive relationships, and risk reduction education.
To provide excellence in active advising of fraternity and sorority leaders that will create life-long bonds through the principles encompassed in fraternal values.
Building trust, developing healthy relationships, and effective communication are the primary values that drive fraternity and sorority life actions.
News & Announcements
Stay connected with the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life and all events going on in our community. This week's newsletter highlights Knight-thon, AKA Lip Sync, Sigma Chi, Dr. Strayhorn, upcoming events and much more! Did your chapter make the newsletter this week?
Student Development and Enrollment Services (SDES) distributes ‘Retention Briefings’ highlighting departmental best practices that promote student retention, graduation, and success. These briefings showcase the outstanding work of SDES departments in creating inclusive environments that support all UCF students. The briefings also provide data that demonstrates the division’s impact on student persistence and highlights divisional efforts that contribute to student retention.
Greek Council applications are attached. They are due to the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life on Friday, March 20th at 5pm.
This Feb. 16-20th, Sigma Chi at the University of Central Florida held their annual philanthropy, Derby Days. Derby Days is held by every chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity nationwide and goes to support the Huntsman Cancer Institute in their initiative to eradicate cancer. In 2013, Sigma Chi chapters nationwide donated their 1 millionth dollar to the Huntsman Cancer Institute as a whole. Here at the UCF chapter, there has been a long history of successful Derby Days, but this year we raised more money for cancer than ever before.
Stay connected with the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life and all events going on in our community. This week's newsletter highlights FGLC, Hillel, Greek Forum, The Purge, upcoming events and much more! Did your chapter make the newsletter this week?
The attached document provides students with answers to commonly asked questions regarding SOEs. Should you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life.
This is National Hazing Prevention Week and the University of Central Florida is focusing on how witnesses to hazing can help victims in need.
Members of the Greek community at UCF will take part in a nationwide effort to prevent hazing through various educational sessions and activities. This year the focus of the week will be on educating and encouraging not just victims of hazing, but also those who witness hazing to stand up and report it. According to www.stophazing.org, 40 percent of students say they are aware of hazing taking place on their campus, and more than 20 percent report they have witnessed hazing.
The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life is looking for 2 undergraduate interns for the fall 2014 semester. Interns will focus in the following areas; retreat/conference planning, Hazing Prevention Week, Trick-Or-Treat-On-Greek-Street/Greek Week, Risk Reduction & Prevention, Curriculum Development, and Marketing. Applications will be due on Monday, September 8, 2014 by 5pm to the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life. This position is a non-paid student internship. Printed Applications are available at OFSL.
For the first time in its history, the Lambda-Epsilon chapter at UCF received the fraternity’s Founders Circle award, the highest award any Kappa Sigma chapter can receive. Only 8 out of 314 chapters nationwide also received this award. For a chapter that had reorganized in 2010, the evening reflected the culmination of hard work over the past four years.
This video features Delta Upsilon's chapter adviser, Joshua Katz, speaking on education. Josh is an alumnus of UCF, the first Chapter President of UCF's DU chapter, and former Graduate Assistant in the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life. His talk promotes Delta Upsilon's founding principle of justice.
UCF Fraternity and Sorority Life students lead initiative to support those severely affected by flooding in Florida panhandle.
Wright, a senior finance major, and some friends organized a drive seeking clothing, toiletries and other items needed by the displaced families of Pensacola, Gulf Breeze and other cities.
NotAlone.gov features information for students, schools, and anyone interested in finding resources on how to respond to and prevent sexual assault on college and university campuses and in our schools. Click explore to find a crisis service, learn more about your rights and how to file a complaint, and view a map of resolved school-level enforcement activities.
Kappa Alpha Theta helps third graders prepare for the FCAT.
UCF's own chapter of Zeta Beta Tau was recently awarded the Brummer Cup. This award is given by their national organization to the Most Outstanding ZBT Chapter. To learn more about the award and ZBT's contributions to UCF and the Orlando Community, please review the following article.
We are thrilled to have Gamma Phi Beta join our community this semester as UCF's newest sorority! Gamma Phi Beta is a fantastic addition to our thriving Fraternity and Sorority Life and reflect our common vision to foster an inclusive environment committed to academic excellence, community engagement and personal and leadership development in a safe and supportive environment.
Meet consultants from Gamma Phi Beta on campus to learn about all of the exciting opportunities in their Sorority! Recruitment for Gamma Phi Beta begins Monday, September 9 with a fun Kick-Off Celebration. Visit www.GammaPhiBetaUCF.com today to register for Gamma Phi Beta's exciting recruitment events!