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Chapter Expectations

  • All chapter at Ball State University must be inter/nationally affiliated.  The local chapter must be a member of one of our BSU governing Greek councils  (i.e.: IFC, NPHC, PHC) 
  • Demonstrate and uphold the Greek community core values.
  • Communicate to and expect from members that academic achievement and success be of the highest priority.
  • Interfraternity Council (IFC) officers must possess and maintain a 2.60 cumulative grade point average to be eligible per their own policy.
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) officers must possess and maintain a 2.5 cumulative grade point average to be eligible per their own policy.
  • Panhellenic Council (PHC) officers must possess and maintain a 2.8 cumulative grade point average to be eligible per their own policy.
  • Chapters are expected to maintain a chapter GPA above 2.5 or higher if required by their governing council.
  • All new members must sign a grade release/anti-hazing form to release their academic information to their chapter president and advisors and to be added to the chapter roster.
  • Hold members accountable.
  • Support and complement the mission of Ball State University.
  • Implement responsible membership selection and educational programming for members.
  • Communicate and work with alumni volunteers, inter/national organizations, and University Greek Advisors to address areas of chapter operations requiring improvement.
  • Chapter members are expected to follow the teachings and values of their Ritual.
  • Chapters are required to adhere to the Ball State Greek Community Risk Management Policy, the alcohol policy of their national organization, along with all local, state and national laws.
  • Chapters are required to follow Ball State University’s hazing policy and the hazing policy of their inter/national organization, along with all local, state and national laws.
  • Chapters are expected to pay dues on time to their respective governing council.
  • Chapters are asked to report their philanthropy donations and completed service hours each semester.
  • Chapters are expected to attend and actively participate in their Greek Council’s (bi) weekly meeting.
  • Chapters must submit updated officer/advisor contact information to the Office of Student Life within one week of a change being made.
  • Chapters must update their rosters with the Office of Student Life within the first two weeks and by the last day of classes each semester.
  • Chapter presidents and council officers are expected to attend a Greek Leadership Summit in January.
  • Maintain status as a registered Student Organization.
  • All chapters are expected to submit a scholarship plan at the beginning of each semester.
  • All chapters are expected to meet the expectations outlined in the Greek Accreditation program.
  • All new members of each chapter are expected to attend/participate Greek Academy (held each semester.)
  • Chapters are expected to have an active faculty/staff advisor and an active chapter advisor. Name and contact information should be submitted to the Office of Student Life.
  • Chapters are highly encouraged not to hold any activities the last week of classes.