Fraternity & Sorority Life
It's about more than letters.
Joining a fraternity or sorority is an experience unlike any other.
Fraternity & Sorority members are known for their pursuit of academic excellence, social engagement, campus involvement and commitment to our local and global community.
These students strive to make the most of their time at UM-Dearborn by forging lifelong friendships in brotherhood and sisterhood.
Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. is the nation's first and largest Co-Ed Latino interest fraternity which promotes continued personal and collective growth of its members. Success and unity are pursued through education, leadership, cultural awareness and community service. Geared towards the goals of Latin@ students, Alpha Psi Lamba is not Latin@ exclusive. Being a brotherhood and sisterhood, APsi believes in the concept Familia to create a support network for members while creating the real world experience of working with both men and women.
Kappa Alpha Psi is a collegiate Greek-letter fraternity with a predominantly African-American membership. Fashioning achievement as its purpose, Kappa Alpha Psi began uniting college men of culture, patriotism, and honor in a bond of Fraternity and the brothers have been "Training for leadership since 1911."
Phi Beta Sigma was founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C., January 9, 1914, by three young African-American male students. The Founders, Honorable A. Langston Taylor, Honorable Leonard F. Morse, and Honorable Charles I. Brown, wanted to organize a Greek-letter fraternity that would truly exemplify the ideals of brotherhood, scholarship, and service.
Phi Sigma Phi is a social fraternity that strives to unite college men who wish to share in the spirit of friendship and brotherhood through the core values of:
- Excellence – Having and maintaining high expectations
- Wisdom – Making responsible choices
- Honor – Holding ourselves accountable for our own decisions and behaviors
- Justice – Accepting the consequences of our actions or in-actions
Tau Kappa Epsilon is a social fraternity whose mission is to aid men in their mental, moral and social development in order to prepare for a productive and fulfilling life. The brothers of TKE recognize that these aspects of life are best developed through service and education is always top priority for its members. TKE considers men "not for wealth, rank, or honor; but for personal worth and character".
Theta Tau is the largest professional fraternity in the field of engineering. Within each chapter, the Fraternity stimulates professional activity and social compatibility; provides a framework for group participation in campus, community, engineering and fraternity affairs; and promotes lasting friendships and a lifetime of brotherhood in an engineering environment.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc, was the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African American Men, was founded at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. They develop leaders, promotes brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities.
Alpha Omega Epsilon is a professional engineering and technical sciences sorority founded in 1983 that promotes friendship, leadership and professionalism to all members of the organization, the community and our professions. Alpha Omega Epsilon strives for scholarship and academic achievement. The sisters create a friendly, warm atmosphere where integrity, character, and self-confidence can foster.
Delta Phi Epsilon International Sorority is a national, social Panhellenic sorority, whose mission is to develop in women a social consciousness and a commitment to think and act for the greater good. Delta Phi Epsilon prides itself on the well-rounded and balanced development of its members through the PEARL Program, which focuses on scholarship, service, self, social and sisterhood. DPhiE sisters are committed to living their motto, "Esse Quam Videri - To be rather than to seem to be" and embracing their founding principles of Justice, Sisterhood, and Love.
Phi Mu is a national, social Panhellenic sorority which provides personal academic development, service to others, commitment to excellence and lifelong friendships through a shared tradition. The second oldest sorority in history, their character is most noted through their open motto, "the faithful sisters"
Phi Sigma Sigma is a national, social Panhellenic sorority established as a dynamic sisterhood of powerful women fostering uncompromising principles, igniting positive change, and embracing individuality. An important emphasis is placed on leadership through service and their motto of "Aim High" keeps the sisters focused and driven.
Founded in 1922, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. is one of the four historically African-American sororities that make up the National Pan-Hellenic Council. The Sorority's aim is to enhance the quality of life within the community. Public service, leadership development and education of youth are the hallmarks of the organization's programs and activities. Sigma Gamma Rho addresses concerns that impact society educationally, civically, and economically.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was founded on January 13, 1913
by 22 collegiate women at Howard University. Its mission is to promote academic excellence and provide assistance to those in need. It is an organization of college educated women committed to the constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the Black community.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. was founded January 16, 1920, at Howard University. Its mission is to foster the ideas of service, charity, scholarship, civil and cultural endeavors, sisterhood and finer womanhood. The membership of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. includes 125,000+ college-educated, dynamic, community service driven, diverse and professional women.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. was founded at Howard University in 1908. It is focused on the lifelong personal and professional development of each of its members; and galvanizing its membership into an organization of respected power and influence, consistently at the forefront of effective advocacy and social change that results in equality and equity for all citizens of the world.
Fraternity and Sorority Life Student Assistant
Who are you?
My name is Sara Dokter, and I am the Office of Student Life Fraternity and Sorority Life Student Assistant. I help to create programs for Greek Life, plan events, and workshops that might be useful for anyone in Greek Life or interested in learning more about it.
What do you love most about UM-Dearborn?
What I love most about UM-Dearborn is how welcoming it is. I had moved here and didn't know anyone, but people came up to me and got to know me. Additionally, a lot of the programs that OSL offered helped me to become more social and become more of a leader not only within my academics but also my personal life.