Students milling around in the quad at the Greek Fair.

The Greek Community

Eligibility

To be eligible to join a Greek organization, you must have completed 12 Montclair State University credit hours and have a cumulative grade point average of  2.7. Therefore, first semester freshmen and transfer students are eligible after the completion of their first semester at Montclair State University.

Recognized Organizations

The following organizations are recognized by the Greek Council and the Center for Student Involvement at Montclair State University. Find them all on Engage!

The Interfraternity Council (IFC)

Composed of seven inter/nationally recognized fraternities 

The IFC is a governing body representing the North-American Inter-fraternity Conference (NIC) fraternities at Montclair State University. The NIC represents the oldest and largest fraternities in the country and their memberships include men who have been presidents, politicians, CEOs, sportsmen and artists. The IFC strives to promote excellence in all aspects of fraternity life and academic pursuits. The Council works to achieve these goals through its committee structure focusing on an array of areas including chapter development, scholarship, community service, member education, and alumni and public relations.

The North-American Interfraternity Conference

Membership:

  • Alpha Chi Rho
  • Alpha Phi Delta
  • Delta Chi
  • Kappa Sigma 
  • Phi Delta Theta
  • Pi Kappa Alpha
  • Sigma Pi
  • Theta Xi
Independent Greek Council (IGC)

Composed of two gender inclusive organizations

The Independent Greek sub-council currently are gender inclusive and they have a very vibrant and diverse social component, including a focus on professionalism, scholarship, and service.

Membership:

  • Alpha Phi Omega
  • Phi Sigma Pi
Panhellenic Conference (NPC)

Composed of five national sororities

The National Panhellenic Conference is an umbrella body reserved for inter/national women’s sororities who belong to the national governing body. The NPC 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. Members are represented on over 620 college and university campuses in the United States.

Panhellenic Conference

Membership:

  • Delta Phi Epsilon
  • Phi Sigma Sigma
  • Sigma Delta Tau
  • Sigma Sigma Sigma
  • Theta Phi Alpha
The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

Composed of seven historically African American organizations

Montclair State University is home to eight of the “Divine Nine”, historically African-American Greek Lettered Organizations. This sub-council’s goal is to unite as a single body under the ideals of sisterhood, brotherhood, scholarship and giving back to the community by providing service and educational and social programs to the Montclair campus.

The National Pan-Hellenic Council

Membership:

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.
  • Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc.
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. {Inactive}
  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. {Inactive}
  • Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc.
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.
The Local Council (TLC)

Composed of six local organizations

The Local Council is composed of six local organizations founded at Montclair State University. The sub-council strives to uphold the values of integrity, loyalty, compassion and humility, upon which the organizations were founded. Organization involvement enhances the co-curricular experience by providing resources and opportunities for scholarship, leadership, service and social development in an atmosphere conducive to friendship and sister/brotherhood.

Membership:

  • Alpha Iota Chi (Sorority)
  • Delta Xi Delta (Sorority)
  • Phi Alpha Psi Senate (Fraternity) {Inactive}
  • Sigma Delta Phi (Sorority)
  • Tau Phi Beta (Fraternity)
  • Theta Kappa Chi (Sorority)
The United Greek Coalition (UGC)

Composed of twelve historically Latino/a and multicultural organizations

The United Greek Coalition is the most diverse council and is made up of Latino, Multicultural, Asian Pacific Islander Greek letter organizations. The UGC strives hard to provide educational and community service based programs to the Montclair State Community.

National Multicultural Greek Council

National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations

National APIDA Panhellenic Association 

Membership:

  • Alpha Sigma Rho Sorority Inc.
  • Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority Inc.
  • Delta Sigma Iota Fraternity Inc. {Inactive}
  • Lambda Sigma Upsilon Latino Fraternity Inc.
  • Lambda Tau Omega Sorority Inc.
  • Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority Inc.
  • Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity Inc. {Inactive}
  • La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity Inc.
  • Mu Sigma Upsilon Sorority Inc.
  • Omega Phi Chi Multicultural Sorority Inc.
  • Psi Sigma Phi Multicultural Fraternity Inc.
  • Sigma Lambda Upsilon/Senoritas Latina Unidas Sorority Inc.
  • Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity Inc.
Cali School of Music

These two musical organizations are formally recognized by the Cali School of Music. 

Membership:

  • Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (Musical Fraternity) {Inactive}
  • Sigma Alpha Iota (Musical Sorority)
* Indicates provisional chapters with recognition pending that have not obtained a charter from the Office of Greek Life and therefore are not officially chartered and gained full recognition. 


Important Information

We would like to inform all students and families that there are groups of students that are not recognized by the Greek Council and Montclair State University. For your own safety and well-being, we discourage you from attending their events (on or off campus) and from affiliating with these unrecognized organizations.

Inactive groups are not permitted to host/co-host any type of programs, nor are they permitted to hold intake and related activities. 

These groups include:

  • Alpha Kappa Psi
  • Alpha Sigma Phi
  • Groove Phi Groove
  • Swing Phi Swing
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Tau Delta Phi
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
  • Sigma Phi Rho Fraternity Inc.
  • Theta Delta Sigma Society Inc.