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Governing Councils

Houston Panhellenic Council

Panhellenic is the governing body for 6 of the 26 national/international sororities that belong to the National Panhellenic Conference. Panhellenic sponsors and coordinates Formal Recruitment each fall semester. Many members are on the Dean’s List, in the Honors College and in the Greek honor society Order of Omega. Others have been recipients of large national and local scholarships.

Multicultural Greek Council (MGC)

Founded on the University of Houston campus in 2003, MGC governs 11 culturally-oriented and faith-based fraternities and sororities. MGC sponsors community service projects and leadership development for its member organizations, in addition to creating policies that govern each of the participating chapters.

United Greek Council

The United Greek Council (UGC) was officially established as in April 2012 as the Latin Greek Council in order to unite and promote the appreciation of Latino Greek-lettered organizations and the Latino/a culture. As of July 2022, the United Greek Council is to be a governing body for special interest and culturally/identity based fraternities and sororities that seek to promote belonging, unity, and cohesion while highlighting their uniqueness and added value to the University of Houston campus. United Greek Council is open to everyone and acts in the best interest of the University of Houston.

Interfraternity Council (IFC)

The Interfraternity Council at the University of Houston is a self-governing organization of 11 NIC and historically-NIC fraternities that promote chapter collaboration and unified fraternal action. With some of the most prestigious national organizations in the University of Houston Greek community, IFC strives to build a stronger community by providing leadership, educational and intramural opportunities for all of its chapter members.

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

The National Pan-Hellenic Council is the governing body for the “Divine Nine” historically African-American fraternities and sororities. NPHC aims to unify the 8 member organizations represented on the UH campus through an emphasis on community service, academics, leadership development, and collaboration.