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This page contains resources for current fraternity and sorority life members, chapter presidents, local advisors, staff/faculty advisors and national headquarters staff - as well as statistics and reports about the UMSL Fraternity & Sorority Life Community. If you are looking for something that isn't on this website, please contact the Office of Student Involvement here.
Greek Excellence Program
The Purpose of the Greek Excellence Program is to intentionally integrate the core principles of fraternity/sorority affiliation with the actions and behaviors of members and to promote the overall advancement of UMSL’s undergraduate fraternity and sorority community. This program is intended to create a better understanding of what each chapter is doing well, and to explore areas where chapters may need assistance. The Greek Excellence Program is critical to the longevity and livelihood of the entire UMSL Fraternity & Sorority LIfe Community.
Many of the NPHC chapters in the St. Louis area are "city-wide," meaning students from several St. Louis colleges and universities are able to hold membership. To help support these groups, the STL Coalition was created.
The STL Coalition was formed to streamline processes and better support the St. Louis City-Wide National Panhellenic Council (NPHC) chapters. Charters for these city-wide chapters can include up to thirteen schools with varying levels of support and access to resources. Member campuses of the Coalition meet on a regular basis to stay updated on campus events and initiatives as well as find identify challenge areas for the city-wide chapters. Current, active members of the Coalition include:
- Lindenwood University, St. Charles
- Harris Stowe State University (HSSU)
- Saint Louis University (SLU)
- Washington University in St. Louis (Wash U)
- University of Missouri - St. Louis (UMSL)
Chapter Accountability for STL City-Wide Chapters
While the STL Coalition works to support the city-wide chapters, the coalition also is utilized in chapter accountability. All Coalition campuses will hold a unified front with sanctions and chapter accountability. Failure for a chapter to comply with one campus’ policies or processes may result in repercussions that apply across all Coalition campuses. If a chapter is "not in good standing" with one campus, that carries across all STL Coalition campuses.
STL Coalition Requirements
Advisor meetings are held at least once per year to update advisors and chapters on Coalition initiatives and expectations. Coalition members take turns hosting these meetings on their respective campuses, but all Coalition representatives are expected to attend. Ideally, meetings are held twice per year with at least one meeting involving the student leadership of each chapter and campus councils (if applicable).
GGLS is an opportunity to come together as members of the Undergraduate St. Louis NPHC community to unify and build relationships, define your personal development while empowering the next generation of student leaders.
Typically hosted in October, the Coalition campuses combine efforts, resources, and funding to make this event happen. The purpose of this event was to create a leadership program specifically geared toward active, undergraduate NPHC members in St. Louis, which did not previously exist. All chapters are required to have at least 80% attendance, though all members are encouraged to attend. Members are asked to wear their letters and show their organizational pride. Curriculum includes:
- Leadership style workshop
- Programming best practices
- Vision building
- Leaving a legacy
Forms (all forms will be linked with updated versions are ready)
NPHC Chapter Roster Form - This form is to be filled out at the beginning of each semester and updated the STL Coalition on any roster updates. This form can be filled out by the chapter president, or another officer. You will need the following information for EACH MEMBER - First/Last Name of member - Institution the member attends - Email address of member - Phone number of member - Officer Position (if applicable)
Declaration of Intake Intent Form - This is the FIRST of two forms required of all STL NPHC chapters regarding intake. This form is REQUIRED for all chapters each semester. This form is to be filled out by the Graduate Chapter Advisor only.
NPHC Membership Intake Form - This is the SECOND of two forms required of all STL NPHC chapters to fill out when conducting a membership intake process. This form is required only if a chapter is conducting an intake process. This form is to be filled out by the Graduate Chapter Advisor only.
Contact STLCoalition@gmail.com with any questions or comments!
Greek Excellence FormsGreek Excellence Program Outline
Greek Excellence Program - Details
Greek Excellence Chapter Progress Checklist
Event Notification Form - MyEngage
STL Coalition FormsNPHC Chapter Roster Form (will be linked when available)
Declaration of Intake Intent Form (will be linked when available)
NPHC Membership Intake Form (will be linked when available)
Recognized Student Organization Handbook
Art Request - through the OSI
UMSL FSL Roster Card & Grade Release Form - MyEngage
Membership Change of Status Form - MyEngage
EMS - to reserve space in the MSC, tabling space, outside space
Sodexo Student Programming Fund - go to the Food Advisory Committee portal in MyEngage
Coca-Cola Donation - go to the Food Advisory Committee portal in MyEngage
Helpful WebsitesNational Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
National Panhellenic Conference (NPC)
North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC)
Campus Director - sorority recruitment
Each semester the Office of Student Involvement publishes a semester report for at-a-glance statistics about each of the chapters and the Fraternity & Sorority Life Community as a whole. Reports are shared with individuals chapters and advisors and published on the website to allow easy access to cumulative information. If you are seeking more specific information or a different report, contact the Office of Student Involvement at 314-516-5291.
Anti-Hazing Hotline - (800) NOT-HAZE, or (800) 688-4293
Hazing, defined by the Fraternity Executive Association and accepted by the University of Missouri St. Louis, is any intentional action taken or situation created, whether on or off University or chapter premises, that produces mental or physical discomfort, embarrassment, harassment, or ridicule. This includes but is not limited to: paddling in any form, creation of excessive fatigue, physical or psychological shocks, wearing apparel in public, stunts and buffoonery, morally degrading or humiliating games and activities, involuntary labor, or any activity not consistent with the University Of Missouri Board of Curators Standard of Student Conduct.
The University of Missouri-St. Louis does not condone nor tolerate hazing of any type by any organization, or by an individual against another individual.
The University and the Office of Student Involvement will investigate any incident in which a charge of hazing has been made. University recognition may be temporarily withdrawn pending hearings and due process procedures.
Should it be determined that a student organization or any of its members is guilty of hazing as previously defined, university sanctions may include but are not limited to:
- Automatic and indefinite suspension of campus recognition with an accompanying loss of all campus privileges, (i.e. use of facilities, student services, etc.)
- Disciplinary action against those members involved in the incident(s) including suspension or expulsion from the University.