The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life promotes the learning and development of students who affiliate with values-based fraternities and sororities. Our office supports the fraternity and sorority community in efforts to continue to be relevant and contributing members to the institution, and advocates for the academic success of all members and for opportunities through which students can integrate their values into learning.
The fraternity and sorority community at Elon has enhanced the lives of thousands of men and women. While our groups support different philanthropies and causes, and have different histories and traditions, all of our fraternities and sororities support the following:
Joining a fraternity or sorority is a responsibility to uphold the values and ideals of our groups and our collective community.
Our three councils provide a governance structure for the 25 international fraternities and sororities, and the overall direction of the community is guided by the professional staff in the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life. Our community offers a diverse mix of fraternities and sororities that allows all those who want to join an organization the opportunity to search for one that closely matches their values and personalities.
Individuals who assume membership in a general (values-based) Greek-lettered organization do not surrender their rights nor escape their fundamental responsibilities as a citizen or as a member of Elon, but acquire additional rights and responsibilities to the greater Elon fraternity/sorority community.
In order to build a stronger Elon fraternity/sorority community, the members of the Interfratenity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council and Panhellenic Association of Elon developed an ethics statement. The following code of ethics represents some of the basic expectations of fraternity/sorority membership at Elon: