Fraternities and sororities are values-based organizations. Every group was founded with purpose, values, principles, and a mission in context of their time and experience in American history.

Women’s Fraternal Organizations

The five women’s sororities on campus are governed by the Panhellenic Council (PHC), founded locally in 1981. Elected Council officers meet weekly to discuss current issues, advocate for the community, and plan events. Every chapter has delegate representatives who guide the direction of the councils. PHC President is Caitlyn Dempsey (dempsecr@lafayette.edu). Visit the Lafayette College Panhellenic Council Website

Alpha Gamma Delta

Year Founded: 1981AGDCrest
Chapter Name: Zeta Theta
Chapter Mailbox: 9480
President:
Ms. Alessia Valentino
Email:
valenale@lafayette.edu

Alpha Phi

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Year Founded: April 23, 1989
Chapter Name: Eta Sigma
Chapter Mailbox: 9481
President: Ms. Julia Alves
Email: alvesj@lafayette.edu

Delta Gamma

DGCrest

Year Founded: 1982
Chapter Name: Epsilon Xi
Chapter Mailbox: 9482
President:
Ms. Kathryn Ward
Email:
wardk@lafayette.edu

Kappa Kappa Gamma

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Year Founded: 1980     Chapter Name: Zeta Beta
Chapter Mailbox: 9484
President:
Ms. Valerie Nieves
Email:
nievesv@lafayette.edu

Pi Beta Phi

PiPhiCrest

Year Founded: 1980    Chapter Name: Pennsylvania Eta
Chapter Mailbox: 9485
President:
Ms. Samantha Schram
Email:
schrams@lafayette.edu

Men’s Fraternal Organizations

 

The six men’s fraternities are governed by the Interfraternity Council (IFC), founded locally in 1916. Elected Council officers meet weekly to discuss current issues, advocate for the community, and plan events. Every chapter has delegate representatives who guide the direction of the councils. The purpose of the IFC is to provide and maintain a community environment that fosters unity, representation, communication, and governance amongst the fraternities of Lafayette College. The IFC President is Luc Ware (warel@lafayette.edu)
Visit the Interfraternity Council Website

Chi Phi

 

Year Founded: 1874
Chapter Name: Rho
Chapter Mailbox:
President: Mr. Jack Chelstowski
Email: chelstoj@lafayette.edu

Delta Kappa Epsilon

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Year Founded: 1855    Chapter Name: Rho
Chapter Mailbox: 9449
President: Mr. Hank Scheffler
Email: schefflh@lafayette.edu

Delta Tau Delta


DTD Crest

Year Founded: 1874
Chapter Name: Nu Crescent
Chapter Mailbox: 9450
President: Mr. Peter Armour
Email: armourp@lafayette.edu

Delta Upsilon

Delta_20Upsilon_20CrestYear Founded: 1885
Chapter Name: Lafayette College
Chapter Mailbox: 9451
President: Mr. Bryan Soder
Email: soderb@lafayette.edu

Phi Kappa Psi

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Year Founded: 1869
Chapter Name: Pennsylvania Theta
Chapter Mailbox: 9453
President: Mr. Tate Harobin
Email: harobint@lafayette.edu

Zeta Psi

 

 

Year Founded: 1857
Chapter Name: Tau
Chapter Mailbox: 9459
President: Mr. Sam Kirby
Email: kirbyss@lafayette.edu

A Message Concerning Unrecognized Organizations:

At Lafayette College, we welcome the opportunity for students who are eligible to participate in Greek-letter organizations.  If you believe that your son or daughter has been recruited or is an active member of an unrecognized organization, please contact the Fraternity and Sorority Advising Office staff. Click to read a statement on unrecognized groups at Lafayette College. Please refer to the following document below of our current unrecognized greek-letter organizations.

Unrecognized Group Listing

Students interested in starting a new Fraternity or Sorority at Lafayette College?

The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Advising is interested in helping you to identify a values-based Greek organization that supports both your personal values and the values of Lafayette College. Please review the following document that contains information on how you to start a Greek organization. Recognition Process

Please review the following report conducted in 2018 concerning NPC sorority extension.

National Organizations Interested in starting a new Fraternity or Sorority at Lafayette College?

The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Advising can assist to answer questions regarding institutional policies related to student contact. Please review the following documents that contain information on the Expansion/Extension process at Lafayette College. Additionally, NPC organizations may review our 2018 report on extension.

Recognition Process

Guidelines for Student Contact

2018 NPC Extension Report