National Pan-Hellenic Council

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

NPHC


The National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated is currently composed of nine (9) International Greek letter Sororities and Fraternities: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc., Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. SMU currently recognizes six (6) active NPHC chapters. The NPHC promotes interaction through forums, meetings and other mediums for the exchange of information and engages in cooperative programming and initiatives through various activities and functions.The Council was organized as a national coordinating body in May 1930 at Howard University (Washington, DC). 

NPHC Purpose Statement

 "Unanimity of thought and action as far as possible in the conduct of Greek letter collegiate fraternities and sororities, and to consider problems of mutual interest to its member organizations." Early in 1937, the organization was incorporated under the laws of the State of Illinois and became known as "The National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated."

Organizations in NPHC at SMU:

smakashieldAlpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Local Website: https://smu.collegiatelink.net/organization/aka1908

National Website: http://www.aka1908.com/

smalphashieldAlpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Local Website: https://smu.collegiatelink.net/organization/SMUAlphas

National Website: http://www.alpha-phi-alpha.com/index.php

smdeltashieldDelta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Local Website: https://smu.collegiatelink.net/organization/deltasigmatheta

National Website: http://www.deltasigmatheta.org/

smkapshieldKappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Local Website: https://smu.collegiatelink.net/organization/kappaalphapsi

National Website: http://www.kappaalphapsi1911.com/

smoppshieldOmega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. 
Local Website: https://smu.collegiatelink.net/organization/omegapsiphi

National Website: http://www.oppf.org/

smpbsshieldPhi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
Local Website: N/A

National Website: http://www.phibetasigma1914.org/ 

smzetashieldZeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Local Website: https://smu.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/zphib

National Website: http://www.zphib1920.org/



Southern Methodist University has a long and rich relationship with inter/national fraternities and sororities. The first inter/national fraternities and sororities joined the SMU campus in 1915. SMU presently recognizes campus chapters of eleven (11) Interfraternity Council fraternities, five (5) Multicultural Greek Council groups, seven (7) National Pan-Hellenic Council organizations, and eight (8) Panhellenic Council sororities. These chapters and their inter/national organizations are governed by one of these four governing councils chartered by the University.

For more information please visit all of the other Greek council's web pages below:

Interfraternity Council (IFC)
Multicultural Greek Council (MGC)
National Pan-Hellenic Council
Panhellenic Council