Greek Life | Council




The Sam Houston State University Greek community is made up of four Councils that provide advocacy, oversight, organization, and support for the 23 fraternities and sororities on campus. The representative councils receive advisory support and services directly from the Greek Life Office.


Panhellenic Association (PHA) 

The Panhellenic Association exists to promote the values of and to serve as an advocate for its member groups in collaboration with those members, campuses and communities. Each member group is autonomous as a social, Greek-letter society of college women and alumnae. Each member organization of the PHA focuses on different aspects of sorority life including athletics, academics, campus involvement, leadership, and sisterhood. The Panhellenic Association provides a way for member organizations to work together and achieve a greater level of success.

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) at the Sam Houston State University is made up of the members of the eight historically black fraternities and sororities on the campus. NPHC promotes interaction through forums, meetings and other mediums for the exchange of information and engages in cooperative programming and initiatives through various activities and functions. Along with NPHC programming, each individual chapter provides creative, innovative, and educational programs for the campus throughout the year. Chapters also provide social activities and events unique to their organization.

Interfraternity Council (IFC)

The Interfraternity Council (IFC) is the self-governing student organization that provides guidelines and support to its member fraternities. The role of the Interfraternity Council executive board is to create proper programming and protocol in order to ensure that their purpose as an organization comes to fruition. Each member organization of the IFC focuses on different aspects of fraternity life including athletics, academics, campus involvement, leadership, and brotherhood.

Multicultural Greek Council (MGC)

The Multicultural Greek Council serves as a governing body, creates and maintains high standards in the life of culturally-based fraternities and sororities by addressing, managing and creating strategic programming, to unify organizations involved in MGC, upholding higher education, providing community services, improving leadership and having positive relationships between MGC, other Greek Councils, the university student body and administration, thus improving campus life.