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Interfraternity Council (IFC)

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The Interfraternity Council (IFC) is governed by the North-American Interfraternity Conference, which is an association of collegiate men's fraternities that was formally organized in 1910, although it began on November 27, 1909. The power of the organization rests in a House of Delegates in which each member fraternity is represented by a single delegate.

 

Syracuse University is home to 16 IFC Fraternities:



Alpha Chi Rho

ΑΧΡ

Alpha Chi Rho National Website

Alpha Chi Rho (AXP) is a men's collegiate fraternity founded on June 4, 1895 at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. It is a charter member of the North-American Interfraternity Conference, and its national headquarters is R.B. Stewart National Headquarters, located in Neptune, New Jersey. The symbol of the fraternity is the labarum and men of Alpha Chi Rho are commonly called "Crows."


Alpha Tau Omega

ΑΤΩ

Delta Chi

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Delta Chi's National Website

Delta Chi is a men's social fraternity that was founded at Cornell University on October 13th, 1890. Since its inception Delta Chi has spread across the United States and Canada, and current has over 130 chapters. Although the size of our fraternity has grown we still standby our founding principles of promoting friendship, developing character, advancing justice, and assisting in the acquisition of a sound education.


Delta Kappa Epsilon

ΔΚE

Delta Kappa Epsilon's National Website

On November 17, 1871 the Phi Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon was chartered and was the first Fraternity at Syracuse University. For many years, Delta Kappa Epsilon has been the premier Fraternity on the Syracuse University campus. Originally located at what is now the Goldstein Alumni and Faculty Center, Delta Kappa Epsilon is currently located at 703 Walnut Avenue. The Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity has several nationally prominent alumni including five United States President's, the late New York Yankee's owner George Steinbrenner and the late Penn St. football coach Joe Paterno. The Phi Gamma Chapter also boasts prominent alumni including Dick Clark from American Bandstand. The Brotherhood currently has representation from eleven different states and three different countries. All of these men from different backgrounds share the common Delta Kappa Epsilon bond: to be a gentleman, a scholar, and a jolly good fellow.


Phi Gamma Delta

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Phi Gamma Delta's National Website

The Sigma Nu Chapter of the Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta was founded in 1901 at the Yates Hotel (now the Hotel Syracuse) in down town Syracuse, NY. Since then, countless young men studying at Syracuse University have come to know the pride of being a Fiji, and have learned in their college days and beyond the meaning of friendship, knowledge, service, morality, and excellence.


Phi Kappa Psi

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Phi Kappa Psi's National Website

The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity is a private association of educated and cultured men who strive to live honorably and charitably. Our fraternity seeks out men of superior talent and character, particularly those that share our affinity for enjoying the college experience and excelling in life’s endeavors. The New York Beta chapter of Phi Kappa Psi, located at Syracuse University, is committed to shaping young men into gentlemen who will improve society. To that end, our fraternity provides members with the opportunities to maximize their collegiate experiences and effect changes within the Syracuse community.


Phi Kappa Theta

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Phi Kappa Theta's National Website

Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity strives to make its members into effective and well-rounded leaders. To this end, we focus on personal and collective growth in five areas of development; these fundemental principles are our Social, Fraternal, Intellectual, Leadership, and Spiritual "pillars". We pride ourselves on our close-knit community while maintaining diversity of interests.


Psi Upsilon

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Psi Upsilon's National Website

The Pi Chapter of Psi Upsilon International Fraternity is the second oldest fraternity at Syracuse University. We as a brotherhood have made our home here since 1875. We have resided in our current house since 1898. We are a proud group of brothers who hold ourselves to high standards in terms of academics, philanthropy, and being respectful and social gentlemen.


Sigma Chi

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Sigma Chi's National Website

During its 2019 Derby Days at Syracuse, the Psi Psi of Sigma Chi raised a record-breaking $68,000 for charity. Check out the news article here! 


Sigma Phi Epsilon

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Sigma Phi Epsilon's National Website

Sigma Phi Epsilon was founded nationally at Richmond College on November 1, 1901. Based on the principles of Virtue, Diligence, and Brotherly Love, the New York Alpha chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon have been at Syracuse University since its charter on December 21, 1905. Nationally SigEp is one of the largest fraternities with more than 250 chapters and 285,000 lifetime members. The NY Alpha chapter has practiced the Balanced Man Program since the mid-1990s, believing in a non-hazing, continuous membership development process throughout your entire undergraduate time as a brother. 
SigEp nationally offers many great opportunities for its members, including the SigEp Educational Foundation which gives scholarships to its members. Also, through its Leadership Continuum, brothers of SigEp are able to participate in various leadership programs including an all-expense paid Quest to Greece each summer. 


The brothers of SigEp NY Alpha are individual and collective leaders at Syracuse. Through intramural sports championships and leadership positions in other campus organizations, the brotherhood remains very strong. The brothers also give back to the community through annual philanthropies (including SigEp Dodgeball every February) and various community service events.


Theta Chi

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Theta Chi's National Website

Alpha Chi Chapter of Theta Chi Fraternity located at 711 Comstock Ave. Dedicated to the ideals of Truth, Temperance and Tolerance stated in our creed. Nearing our 90th year on campus, we are proud members of the Syracuse University community with our brothers being active inside and outside the greek community.


Zeta Psi (colony)

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Zeta Psi National Website

Since 1847, Zeta Psi has strove to be the premier international men’s fraternal organization dedicated to forging academic excellence and life-long bonds of brotherhood. Through active chapter participation and continuing alumni outreach, Zeta Psi members are committed to the development of leadership, character and intellect and to the service of their brothers, their communities and mankind.