The Interfraternity Council (IFC)
A branch of the North American Interfraternity Conference. The national organization encompasses 74 fraternities, including NPHC, NALFO, and other culturally based council organizations. At UW-Whitewater, IFC represents local and national fraternities.
Alpha Sigma Phi
The fraternity practices many traditions. Its Latin motto is Causa Latet Vis Est Notissima ("The cause is hidden, the results well-known"). The fraternity's official symbol is the phoenix, as the phoenix rises from the ashes of its old body, signifying the re-founding of the fraternity in the early 1900s. Their Zeta Kappa Chapter has been established on the UW-Whitewater campus since February 2nd, 2013.
Chi Sigma Tau National Fraternity, Inc.
The men of Chi Sigma Tau pledge to the development of character within each member. Encouraging and rewarding academic excellence, promote service in our communities, and educate everyone and the community around them on issues regarding Asian American culture, history, and identity. By continued involvement in their fraternity, leadership is not only a trait acquired, it is a skill that is mastered, that each brother will carry with themselves far beyond their college years. Although they are an Asian Interest fraternity, it is the strong policy of Chi Sigma Tau to make all membership-related decisions without regard to age, race, or religion. This fraternity has been on the UW-Whitewater campus since April 26th, 2015.
The members of The Delta Chi Fraternity believe that great advantages are to be derived from a brotherhood of college men, appreciating that close association may promote friendship, develop character, advance justice, and assist in the acquisition of a sound education. This fraternity has been active on the UW-Whitewater campus since 1970 except for one year in 1973.
Lambda Alpha Upsilon Fraternity, Inc.
The mission of Lambda Alpha Upsilon Fraternity is to be a network of professionals that promote brotherhood, scholarship and service to the community. The fraternity promotes brotherhood by providing its members personal and professional support on an undergraduate and alumni level. Thier Mu Chapter was established on the UW-Whitewater campus in the year 2005.
Lambda Chi Alpha
We believe in Lambda Chi Alpha and its traditions, principles and ideals. The crescent is our symbol - pure, high, ever-growing - and the cross is our guide, denoting service, sacrifice, and even suffering and humiliation, bravely endured if need be, in following that ideal. This fraternity has been active on the UW-Whitewater campus since 1965. Throughout its years, the fraternity went through a dormant in 2005 then recolonized in 2010 and finally rechartered in 2013.
Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc.
A non-profit social fraternity in the United States. It emphasizes Latin unity and the celebration of the Latin culture. With its acceptance into the North-American Interfraternity Conference in 1992 it became the first nationally recognized Latino Greek lettered organization in the U.S. In 1994, with the release of The History of Lambda Theta Phi, Latin Fraternity, Inc., the fraternity published a historical account about its organization.
Phi Delta Theta
Phi Delta Theta is an international social fraternity with chapters in Canada and the United States. The Gentlemen of Phi Delta Theta are known as 'Phi Delts' or "Phis'. Starting of the school year 2017-2018, this fraternity was given permission to expand to the UW-Whitewater campus.
Phi Chi Epsilon
Phi Chi Epsilon was founded at UW-Whitewater on April 21st, 1921. Phi Chi Epsilon is the oldest local fraternity on Whitewater's campus. As a local fraternity, the chapter sets its own rules and governs itself according to the chapter's needs rather than by national standards and regulations. Phi Chi Epsilon prides itself in strong brotherhood, unity, and working together toward common goals.
Pi Kappa Alpha
Pi Kappa Alpha will set the standard of integrity, intellect, and achievement for our members, host institutions, and the communities in which we live. Pi Kappa Alpha is dedicated to developing men of integrity, intellect, and high moral character and to fostering a truly lifelong fraternal experience.
Sigma Tau Gamma
Believing that a social Fraternity must be dedicated to the highest ideal of manhood and brotherhood; to congeniality, the development of good personal characteristics and social poise; to good scholarship, mature thinking and action; to good citizenship, democratic principles and acceptance of responsibility and, to loyalty and service to college, community and country, our Fraternity embraced a set of six Principles that together express our personal and fraternal aspirations: Value, Learning, Leadership, Excellence, Benefit and Integrity. This fraternity has been on the UW-Whitewater campus since April 28th, 1928.
Tau Kappa Epsilon
The purpose of the new organization was to be an "aid to college men in mental, moral and social development." The founders sought to be a different organization than the other fraternities at the time by establishing a fraternity where membership would be based on personal worth and character rather than wealth, rank, or honor. Mental development would be emphasized by the study of classic literature at weekly meetings, and thus the new fraternity became known as the Knights of Classic Lore. The first public announcement of the Knights of Classic Lore appeared in the February 1, 1899 issue of the Argus, which is the student publication of Illinois Wesleyan University. The fraternity was established on the UW-Whitewater campus in the year of 1963 and has been re-colonized once due to low members.
The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
An umbrella organization for historically African-American fraternities and sororities, also referenced as the “Divine Nine”. At UW-Whitewater 6 of the 9 NPHC organizations have an established chapter.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
The objective of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is to stimulate the ambition of its members; to prepare them for the greatest usefulness in the causes of humanity, freedom and dignity of the individual; to encourage the highest and noblest form of manhood; and to aid down-trodden humanity in its efforts to achieve higher social, economic and intellectual status. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. has over 800 chapters internationally and established their Zeta Iota or 177th chapter at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
A collegiate Greek-letter fraternity with a predominantly African-American membership. Since the fraternity's founding on January 5, 1911 at Indiana University Bloomington, the fraternity has never limited membership based on color, creed or national origin. The fraternity has over 150,000 members with 721 undergraduate and alumni chapters in every state of the United States, and international chapters in the United Kingdom, Germany, Korea, Japan, United States Virgin Islands, Nigeria, and South Africa. This fraternity has been established on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus since 2010.
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
An international fraternity with over 750 undergraduate and graduate chapters. The fraternity was founded on November 17, 1911 by three Howard University juniors, Edgar Amos Love, Oscar James Cooper and Frank Coleman, and their faculty adviser, Dr. Ernest Everett Just. Omega Psi Phi is the first predominantly African-American fraternity to be founded at a historically black university.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Since its founding, Delta Sigma Theta has been at the forefront of creating programming to improve political, education, and social and economic conditions. Delta Sigma Theta has been pivotal in assisting the African American and International communities through education, lobbying, and economic initiatives, including Delta Days at the State and Nation's Capitol, Delta Days at the United Nations, Summits and various conferences which focus on pertinent issues of the day. In addition to establishing independent programming, The Sorority consistently collaborates with community and corporate organizations such as Chase, Habitat for Humanity, Coca-Cola, Wal-Mart, Lawry's, and General Electric to further its programming goals.
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
A social/service collegiate and professional fraternity founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C. on January 9, 1914, by three young African-American male students with nine other Howard students as charter members. The fraternity's founders wanted to organize a Greek letter fraternity that would exemplify the ideals of Brotherhood, Scholarship and Service while taking an inclusive perspective to serving the community as opposed to having an exclusive purpose. The fraternity exceeded the prevailing models of Black Greek-Letter fraternal organizations by being the first to establish alumni chapters, to establish youth mentoring clubs, to establish a federal credit union, to establish chapters in Africa, and establish a collegiate chapter outside of the United States.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
The purpose of Zeta Phi Beta is to foster the ideas of service, charity, scholarship, civic and cultural endeavors, sisterhood and finer womanhood. These ideals are reflected in the sorority's national program for which its members and auxiliary groups provide voluntary service to staff, community outreach programs, fund scholarships, support organized charities, and promote legislation for social and civic change.
The Panhellenic Council (PHC)
A branch of the National Panhellenic Conference, which is an umbrella organization for 26 sororities. At UW-Whitewater, the Panhellenic Council not only represents NPC sororities, but also sororities of a variety of backgrounds. From culturally based to local to national, UW-Whitewater PHC helps young women in college develop personal and professional skills through a variety of programming.
Alpha Gamma Delta
Alpha Gamma Delta returned back to UW-Whitewater in the fall of 2017 after being inactive for some time. They are known as an international fraternity worldwide and seek to promote academic excellence, philanthropic giving, ongoing leadership and personal development, and a spirit of loving sisterhood.
Alpha Sigma, the oldest sorority on campus and in the state of Wisconsin, was founded in 1898. This sorority has a strong alumnae board that supports the chapter. Being the only local sorority on campus, the money stays within their house and the community. Overall, the sorority’s main objectives are to promote high scholastic achievement, friendship, and sisterhood.
The purpose of this sorority shall be to unite its members in the bonds of sincere and lasting friendship, to stimulate one another in the pursuit of knowledge, to promote the moral and social culture of its members, and to develop plans for guidance and unity in action; objects worthy of the highest aim and purpose of associated effort. The purpose of this sorority shall be advanced through the National Convention, the National Council, and the college and alumnae chapters.
Gamma Alpha Omega Sorority, Inc.
The objective of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is to stimulate the ambition of its members; to prepare them for the greatest usefulness in the causes of humanity, freedom and dignity of the individual; to encourage the highest and noblest form of manhood; and to aid down-trodden humanity in its efforts to achieve higher social, economic and intellectual status.
Sigma Sigma Sigma
Sigma Sigma Sigma exists to provide a lifelong sorority experience for women. In conjunction with the formation of this Mission, we reaffirm our commitment to the Sigma Sigma Sigma Declaration of Principles. The Principles elaborate on three basic tenets, which are the reasons for our existence as a Sisterhood. (See also Special Collections Vertical File WAL-SP-UWW-432)
Zeta Sigma Chi Multicultural Sorority, Inc.
The Philanthropies of Zeta Sigma Chi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. are the Ronald McDonald House and the National Association for Multicultural Education (N.A.M.E.). Sorority members are united together through sisterhood and share the goal to be ready and willing to lend a helping hand to those who are in need on and off a campus environment.
- Alpha Kappa Alpha
- Alpha Omnicron Pi
Delta Sigma Phi
Lambda Theta Alpha
Sigma Gamma Rho
Phi Mu Alpha
Phi Sigma Kappa