Student Conduct & Community Standards

Greek Chapter Conduct Status

Information below is current as of: 29 Aug 2019

Definitions of Terms

Good Standing The active chapter has a positive official status.
Formal Conduct Warning
The active chapter has been placed on official formal notice.
Conduct Probation The active chapter is warned that further issues may result in consideration of suspension. Chapter may be required to fulfill obligations or sanctions.
Deferred Suspension The active chapter's suspension is deferred (not enforced) with various sanctions and requirements levied against the organization. Failure to adhere to the conditions of deferred suspension may result in the further enforcement of suspension.
Suspension The chapter is removed from the University for an assigned period of time. The chapter is not active at SMU.
Expulsion The chapter is/was removed from the University and is permanently no longer active.
Silent, Closed or Inactive
The chapter is not active at SMU.

Active Chapters (28)

Alpha Chi Omega Alpha Chi Omega Good Standing
Alpha Epsilon Pi Alpha Epsilon Pi Good Standing
Alpha Kappa Alpha Alpha Kappa Alpha

 

Conduct Probation
(until Fall 2019)

Date of Incident: 
n/a

Date Investigation was Initiated: 
May 10, 2017

General Description of Incident:
Alpha Kappa Alpha allegedly exhibited an environment
consisting of abusive treatment of members and hazing
of new members. Alpha Kappa Alpha was charged with
Irresponsible Conduct, Harassment, and Hazing.


Resolution:

Alpha Kappa Alpha was found responsible for
Irresponsible Conduct, Harassment, and Hazing.
Sanctions included an Organizational Accountability
Agreement and Conduct Probation until Fall 2019.

Date Investigation Concluded:
June 9, 2017

 

Beta Theta Pi Beta Theta Pi Good Standing 
Chi Omega Chi Omega Good Standing
Delta Delta Delta Delta Delta Delta Good Standing
Delta Gamma Delta Gamma Good Standing
Delta Sigma Theta Delta Sigma Theta Good Standing
Gamma Phi Beta Gamma Phi Beta Good Standing
Kappa Alpha Psi Kappa Alpha Psi Good Standing
Kappa Alpha Theta Kappa Alpha Theta Good Standing
Kappa Delta Chi Kappa Delta Chi Good Standing
Kappa Kappa Gamma Kappa Kappa Gamma Good Standing
Kappa Sigma Kappa Sigma Good Standing
Omega Delta Phi Omega Delta Phi Good Standing
Omega Psi Phi Omega Psi Phi Good Standing
Phi Beta Sigma Phi Beta Sigma Good Standing
Phi Delta Theta Phi Delta Theta Good Standing
Phi Gamma Delta Phi Gamma Delta

 

Deferred Suspension
(until Spring 2020)

Date of Incidents: 
February 14, 2018
March 7, 2018

Date Investigation was Initiated: 
February 15, 2018

General Description of Incident:
Phi Gamma Delta was allegedly hazing members involving
forced testing of Chapter history in dark rooms and not being
allowed to wear clean clothes.
Phi Gamma Delta was charged with Alcohol, Hazing,
Irresponsible Conduct, and Laws & University Policy.


Resolution:

Phi Gamma Delta was found responsible for Alcohol,
Irresponsible Conduct and Laws & University Policy.
Sanctions included an Organizational Accountability Agreement
and Deferred Suspension until the end of Spring 2020.

Date Investigation Concluded:
April 2, 2018

 

Pi Beta Phi Pi Beta Phi Good Standing
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Sigma Alpha Epsilon

 

Deferred Suspension
(until Spring 2020)

Date of Incident: 
n/a

Date Investigation was Initiated: 
May 2, 2017

General Description of Incident:
Sigma Alpha Epsilon was allegedly hazing new members,
including servitude and possible physical abuse.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon was charged with Alcohol and Hazing.


Resolution:

Sigma Alpha Epsilon was found responsible for Hazing.
Sanctions included an Alternative Resolution Agreement and
Deferred Suspension through May 31, 2020.

Date Investigation Concluded:
May 5, 2017

 

Sigma Chi Sigma Chi

 

Conduct Probation
(until Spring 2020)

Date of Incident: 
January 23, 2019

Date Investigation was Initiated: 
January 25, 2019

General Description of Incident:
Sigma Chi was possibly endangering their members,
having an off-campus party with large quantities of alcohol
being provided to underage members resulting in a student
being taken to the hospital.
Sigma Chi was charged with Irresponsible Conduct and Alcohol.


Resolution:

Sigma Chi was found responsible for
Irresponsible Conduct and Alcohol.
Sanctions included an Organizational Accountability Agreement
and Conduct Probation until the end of Spring, 2020.

Date Investigation Concluded:
February 8, 2019

 

Sigma Phi Epsilon Sigma Phi Epsilon Good Standing
Sigma Lambda Beta Sigma Lambda Beta Good Standing
Sigma Lambda Gamma Sigma Lambda Gamma Good Standing
Sigma Nu Sigma Nu Good Standing 
Sigma Phi Omega Sigma Phi Omega Good Standing
Zeta Phi Beta Zeta Phi Beta Good Standing

Inactive, Closed, or Silent Chapters (18)

Alpha Delta Pi Alpha Delta Pi Silent
Alpha Omicron Pi Alpha Omicron Pi Silent
Alpha Psi Lambda Alpha Psi Lambda Inactive
Alpha Tau Omega Alpha Tau Omega Silent
Delta Chi Delta Chi Silent
Delta Kappa Epsilon Delta Kappa Epsilon Silent
Delta Lambda Phi Delta Lambda Phi Silent
Delta Zeta Delta Zeta Silent
Kappa Alpha Order Kappa Alpha Order

 

Suspension
 (Until Fall 2021)

Date of Incident: 
n/a

Date Investigation was Initiated: 
September 13, 2017

General Description of Incident:
Kappa Alpha Order was potentially hazing new members of their
organization involving paddling, servitude, forcing new members
to consume alcohol, forcing new members to participate in calisthenics,
forcing new members to consume various food items and liquids
until vomiting was induced, forcing new members to wear soiled
clothing with vomit, sleep deprivation and "underground" membership. 
Kappa Alpha order was charged with Irresponsible Conduct,
Laws & University Policy, Interference, Harassment and Hazing.

Resolution:
Kappa Alpha Order was found responsible for Irresponsible Conduct,
Laws & University Policy, Interference, Harassment and Hazing.
Sanctions include the Suspension of the Organization 
until Fall 2021.

Date Investigation Concluded:
October 4, 2017

 

Kappa Delta Kappa Delta Silent
Lambda Chi Alpha Lambda Chi Alpha Closed
Phi Kappa Psi Phi Kappa Psi Silent
Phi Mu Phi Mu Silent
Phi Sigma Sigma Phi Sigma Sigma Silent
Pi Kappa Alpha Pi Kappa Alpha

 

Suspension
(Until Fall 2022)

Date of Incident: 
February 9, 2018

Date Investigation was Initiated: 
February 9, 2018

General Description of Incident:
Pi Kappa Alpha was potentially hazing new members
of their organization involving forced consumption of
hot sauce, onions, and other foods.
Pi Kappa Alpha was charged with Hazing.


Resolution:

Pi Kappa Alpha was found responsible for Hazing.
Sanctions include the Suspension of the Organization
until Fall 2022.

Date Investigation Concluded:
March 26, 2018

 

Sigma Alpha Mu Sigma Alpha Mu Silent
Sigma Delta Tau Sigma Delta Tau Silent
Zeta Tau Alpha Zeta Tau Alpha Silent