Joining Our Campus

At the end of each academic year, the Vice President of Student Affairs and/or the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs meet with Fraternity and Sorority Life leadership to determine a need for expansion as it applies to each council. All of the following factors are taken into account while considering expansion: general interest from current students, campus trends for fraternities and sororities, number of current fraternities and sororities, University enrollment demographics and trends. Additionally, the Division of Student Affairs will commit to expansion with no more than one organization per council (LMC, IFC, PHC) per academic semester.

If the Expansion Committee decides that a council would benefit from an additional organization, inter/national organizations that have submitted a Letter of Intent within the last three years may be invited to submit an expansion proposal. Letters of intent are accepted on a rolling basis and will be kept on file for consideration for up to three years. See the above extension application for more details.

Important Notice: The University does not recognize interest groups not affiliated with an inter/national fraternity or sorority. In order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our students, the University of San Diego does not recognize any student initiated by an organization that is not an established chapter in our fraternity and sorority community (all currently recognized organizations are listed on our website). If an organization/individual fails to follow University policy, they may be subject to the Office of Ethical Development and Restorative Practices.

Questions regarding the extension or expansion process can be directed to DJ Mahoney, Associate Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, djmahoney@sandiego.edu.