Our Community

Councils & Chapters

LSU is home to 36 active chapters, three governing councils, and two honorary societies. Our community is supported by the office of Greek Life through leadership development programming, contract and event planning support, financial management assistance for the councils, and other avenues.

Interfraternity Council

As governing body of 18 fraternities on LSU’s campus, the Interfraternity Council (IFC) establishes guidelines for managing the issues and activities of each chapter. Its purpose is to promote unity among individual chapters, foster relations between the Greek community and the university, and see that all rules, policies, and regulations passed by the council are followed by the fraternities.

National Pan-Hellenic Council

The National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated (NPHC) is composed of nine International Greek letter Sororities and Fraternities. LSU has currently has four of the nine NPHC organizations. 

Panhellenic Council

The Panhellenic Council (PHC) is the governing body of 14 sororities on campus and plans the formal recruitment process. 

Order of Omega

Order of Omega is the National Leadership Honor Society for fraternity and sorority organizations. Order of Omega recognizes juniors and seniors who have exemplified high standards in the areas of scholarship, leadership, involvement within their respective organization and within the Fraternity/Sorority, campus, and local community. Members are selected from the top 3% of students at each institution.

Rho Lambda

Rho Lambda is the National Sorority Leadership Recognition Society. The purpose of Rho Lambda is to honor those women within the sorority community who have exhibited the highest qualities of leadership and service to their Greek community and sorority. They are women who have furthered the ideals and principles of the Greek community throughout their years of sorority affiliation. 

Greek Board of Directors

The Greek Board of Directors (GBOD) ensures the welfare and continued growth and development of the Greek community while promoting Greek activities and events for the benefit of the Greek and Baton Rouge communities.

Greek Leadership Institute

The Greek Leadership Institute (GLI) provides leadership development opportunities designed specifically for the LSU Greek community and facilitated by the GLI Team under the advisement of Greek Life.