Ball State University currently has three fraternities and three sororities that make up the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC).

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908. It is the oldest Greek-lettered organization established by African-American college-educated women. Its membership is comprised of distinguished women who boast excellent academic records, proven leadership skills, and are involved in the global community through advocacy and service. Alpha Kappa Alpha has dedicated itself to improving the quality of life for citizens worldwide and promoting peace.

  • Chartered at Ball State: November 9, 1968, Beta Phi Chapter
  • Nickname: AKAs, Beta Phi
  • Colors: Apple Green and Salmon Pink 
  • Symbol: Ivy Leaf 
  • Flower: Pink T Rose 
  • Philanthropy/Service: Heifer International, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, & Africare 
  • Signature Ball State Event: Skee Week, AKAdemy Awards
  • Motto: "By Culture, By Merit"
  • Governing Council Membership: National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) 
  • Campus Address: Student Center Muncie, IN 47306 
  • Chapter Contact: Tommysha Oates
  • Chapter Award History 
  • Local Website
  • International Website

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African-Americans, was founded on December 4, 1906at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York by seven college men who recognized the need for a strong bond of Brotherhood among African descendants in this country.The founders and early leaders of the Fraternity succeeded in laying a firm foundation for Alpha Phi Alpha's principles of scholarship, fellowship, good character, and the uplifting of humanity.

  • Foundedat Ball State: January 6, 1973, Theta Xi Chapter
  • Nickname: Alphas
  • Colors: Black and Old Gold
  • Symbol: Great Sphinx of Giza
  • Flower: Yellow Rose
  • Philanthropy/Service: Go-To-High School, Go-To-College; A Voteless People is a Hopeless People; Project Alpha; Alpha HeadStart; Big Brothers/Big Sisters; Boy Scouts of America; Leadership Development Institute
  • Signature Ball State Event: Miss Black and Gold Pageant
  • Motto: "First of All, Servants of All, We Shall Transcend All"
  • Governing Council Membership: National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
  • Campus Address: Student Center Box 87 Muncie, IN 47306
  • Chapter Contact: Justin Gray
  • Chapter Award History
  • International Website

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

Kappa Alpha Psi (ΚΑΨ) is 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.

  • Founded at Ball State: February 22, 1953, Delta Iota Chapter
  • Nicknames: Nupes
  • Colors: Crimson and Creme
  • Symbol: Cane
  • Flower: Red Carnation
  • Philanthropy/Service: St. Jude Children's Hospital 
  • Signature Ball State Event: Week of Events
  • Motto: Achievement in Every Field of Human Endeavor
  • Governing Council Membership: National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
  • Campus Address: Student Center Muncie, IN 47306
  • Chapter Contact: Amani Lee
  • Chapter Award History
  • Local Website
  • International Website

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. is the first international fraternal organization founded on the campus of a historically black college, Howard University, located in Washington, D.C on November 17, 1911.  The founders were three undergraduates: Edgar Amos Love, Oscar James Cooper and Frank Coleman.  Joining them was their faculty advisor, Ernest Everett Just.

  • Founded at Ball State: November 11, 1971, Upsilon Beta Chapter
  • Nicknames: Ques
  • Colors: Royal Purple / Old Gold
  • Symbol: Lamp
  • Flower:
  • Philanthropy/Service:
  • Signature Ball State Event:
  • Motto: Friendship is essential to the soul
  • Governing Council Membership: National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
  • Campus Address: Student Center 131, Muncie, IN 47306
  • Chapter Contact: 
  • Chapter Award History
  • Local Website
  • International Website

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. 

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. was founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C., January 9, 1914, by three young African-American male students. It was founded upon the ideals of brotherhood, scholarship, and service. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., founded with the assistance of Phi Beta Sigma, is the sister organization of the fraternity. No other fraternity and sorority is constitutionally bound as Phi Beta Sigma and Zeta Phi Beta.

  • Chartered at Ball State: April 20, 1979, Lambda Beta Chapter
  • Nickname: Sigmas
  • Colors: Royal Blue and Pure White 
  • Symbol: Dove
  • Flower: White Carnation 
  • Philanthropy/Service: March of Dimes; Sigma Wellness: Living Well - Brother to Brother; Phi Beta Sigma and Center for Disease Control and Prevention Partnership; Sigmas Against Cancer; Internal Revenue Service (I.R.S.) Partnership; Project S.E.E.D.; Project Vote
  • Signature Ball State Event: Sigma Sleepout
  • Motto: "Culture For Service and Service For Humanity"
  • Governing Council Membership: National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
  • Campus Address: Student Center Box 116 Muncie, IN 47306
  • Chapter Contact: Ishmeal Allensworth
  • Chapter Award History 
  • Chapter Website
  • International Website

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. 

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was organized on November 12, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana by seven young educators: Mary Lou Allison Little, Dorothy Hanley Whiteside, Vivian White Marbury, Nannie Mae Gahn Johnson, Hattie Mae Dulin Redford, Bessie M. Downey Martin and Cubena McClure. The group became an incorporated national collegiate sorority on December 30, 1929, when a charter was granted to Alpha chapter at Butler University. Soaring To Greater Heights Of Attainment Around The World, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., as a leading national service organization, has met the challenges of the day and continues to grow through Sisterhood, Scholarship and Service.

  • Chartered at Ball State: October 24, 1946, Mu Chapter
  • Nickname: SGRho, Pretty Poodles
  • Colors: Royal Blue and Gold
  • Symbol: Poodle
  • Flower: Yellow Tea Rose
  • Philanthropy/Service: Girl Scouts of the USA, March for Babies
  • Signature Ball State Event: Baby Shower
  • Motto: “Great Service, Great Progress”
  • Governing Council Membership: National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
  • Campus Address: Student Center Muncie, IN 47306
  • Chapter Contact: LaNasha Johnson
  • Chapter Award History
  • International Website

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.  

Zeta Phi Beta, Incorporated was founded on the simple belief that sorority elitism and socializing should not overshadow the real mission for progressive organizations - to address societal mores, ills, prejudices, poverty, and health concerns of the day. Founded January 16, 1920, Zeta began as an idea conceived by five coeds at Howard University in Washington D.C.: Arizona Cleaver, Myrtle Tyler, Viola Tyler, Fannie Pettie and Pearl Neal. These five women, also known as our Five Pearls, dared to depart from the traditional coalitions for black women and sought to establish a new organization predicated on the precepts of Scholarship, Service, Sisterly Love and Finer Womanhood.

  • Founded at Ball State: 1986
  • Nickname: Zetas
  • Colors: Royal Blue and White 
  • Symbol: White Dove
  • Flower: White Rose 
  • Philanthropy/Service:  
  • Signature Ball State Event: 
  • Motto: “Scholarship, Sisterly Love, Service, Finer Womanhood”
  • Governing Council Membership: National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) 
  • Campus Address: Student Center Muncie, IN 47306 
  • Chapter Contact: Tykia Cantrell
  • Chapter Award History
  • Local Website 
  • International Website






Kappa Alpha Psi (ΚΑΨ) is 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.

• Founded at Ball State: February 22, 1953, Delta Iota Chapter

• Nicknames: Nupes

• Colors: Crimson and Creme

• Symbol: Cane

• Flower: Red Carnation

• Philanthropy/Service: St. Jude Children's Hospital 

• Signature Ball State Event: Week of Events

• Motto: Achievement in Every Field of Human Endeavor

• Governing Council Membership: National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

• Campus Address: Student Center Muncie, IN 47306

• Chapter Contact: DeQuince Clay

• Chapter Award History

• Local Website

• International Website

Kappa Alpha Psi (ΚΑΨ) is 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.

• Founded at Ball State: February 22, 1953, Delta Iota Chapter

• Nicknames: Nupes

• Colors: Crimson and Creme

• Symbol: Cane

• Flower: Red Carnation

• Philanthropy/Service: St. Jude Children's Hospital 

• Signature Ball State Event: Week of Events

• Motto: Achievement in Every Field of Human Endeavor

• Governing Council Membership: National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

• Campus Address: Student Center Muncie, IN 47306

• Chapter Contact: DeQuince Clay

• Chapter Award History

• Local Website

• International Website