Fraternity and Sorority Life
The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life supports students that espouse to a common set of values: brotherhood/sisterhood, academic excellence, character/leadership development, and a sense of community and service. The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life’s staff supports this mission by working collaboratively with all respective stakeholders, to encourage it members to lead with integrity, conduct its activities in a healthy, safe, and fun manner, while making sound academic and personal choices.
Fraternities and sororities are values-based social organizations that have thrived and shaped the college experience for over 200 years. These organizations instill in their membership the importance of maintaining high moral, social, and intellectual standards.
Membership provides opportunities for:
- Academic excellence
- Community service
- Leadership development
- Campus involvement
- Personal growth
- Social development
- Mentoring networking
- Scholarships, grants, and fellowships
Over 20 fraternities and sororities comprise the community at Johns Hopkins University. This includes ten North American Interfraternity Conference (IFC) fraternities, five Panhellenic Association (PHA) sororities, two historically African American organizations, and four historically multicultural organizations. Membership is open to full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate students.