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Since 1872, Michigan State University’s Fraternity and Sorority Community has been a thriving part of campus life. Joining a Fraternity or Sorority brings life long relationships, opportunities for personal and career growth, and a national network of alumni across the globe.

Ingham County

East Lansing, MSU and Ingham County Health Department remind community of measures in place to protect area from COVID-19.

With the start of Michigan State University’s (MSU) spring semester, the City of East Lansing, Ingham County Health Department (ICHD) and MSU are joining together once more to urge the greater East Lansing community to continue with COVID-19 safety measures.


It remains vitally important at this time for all community members, including student residents who may have just returned to the community, to continue to abide by all of the orders and guidelines that have been put into place to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

View full document: covid19reminders.pdf 

IFC Social Vote

Interfraternity Council (IFC) Presidents’ Council Extends Social Moratorium

The COVID-19 pandemic has undeniably changed how fall semester at Michigan State University and living within the East Lansing community looks and feels. It forces the Fraternity & Sorority Life (FSL) community to adapt and find ways to not only stay engaged, but to meet these unprecedented challenges with understanding, compassion and a focus on the health and safety of the community.

The IFC released a Press Release on December 16, 2020 including the following: Continuing to operate in the same way as before the pandemic, we would be posing substantial risks to ourselves, faculty, staff, and other members of the East Lansing community. We have a responsibility to the community to be proactive in this situation and continue the necessary precautions to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 as we await the vaccine.
   
The main precaution we are taking is the cancellation of Type I, II, and IV Social Events, as defined by the IFC/PC joint social policy. As defined by the IFC Constitution, a vote to alter IFC social policy bylaws needed to take place.  The IFC Presidents’ Councils, consisting of all Chapter Presidents from the 28 IFC chapters, have voted and unanimously approved a moratorium on these Social Events for the entirety of the Spring 2021 semester. The Interfraternity Council Executive Board fully supports recommendations made by Michigan State to suspend these events. If we are to return to in-person experiences, it is imperative that we all do our part. We truly appreciate our chapters’ compliance, as it will take our entire community’s cooperation to slow the spread of COVID-19.
      
Aditionally, here you will find a letter sent by Michigan State University President, Dr. Stanley for Members of the Interfraternity and Panhellenic Councils: IFC Letter from President Stanley.pdf
COVID

The Fraternity & Sorority Life Staff is actively working with the university, national headquarters, and City of East Lansing this fall.

*To report positive COVID cases: call the Ingham County Health Department at 517-887-4308 (option #3).

Please click below for the latest information regarding COVID-19 from Michigan State:

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GTTL

Greeks Take the Lead Spring 2021 Programming

The Greeks Take the Lead Program is a mandatory workshop series for all fraternity and sorority chapters that are currently registered student organizations (RSOs) or are hoping to become a RSO. The Greeks Take the Lead Program serves as a way to help fraternity and sorority students feel empowered by providing further education on how they can intervene and end sexual violence in their chapters and greater community.

Learn more about this year's workshop series and register for your workshop.

- Chapter Presidents Training: Sunday, January 10, 1pm - 3pm
- IFC & PC Risk Manager Training: Sunday, January 17, 1pm - 2pm
- Supporting Survivors in FSL: Wednesday, February 3, 5:30-6:30PM
- Bystander Intervention and Personal Accountability: Tuesday, February 9, 6-7PM
Navigating Consent in Fraternity & Sorority Life: Thursday, February 18, 5-6PM
- Keynote: Survivors Become Thrivers: How I am Healing Physical & Mental Trauma to Achieve My Goals: Tuesday, February 23, 7pm - 8pm
- Title IX and You: Implications for Fraternities and Sororities: Wednesday, March 10, 7-8PM
- Racial Identity and Violence: The Experiences of an Intersectional Identity: Monday, March 15, 6-7PM
- Relationships: Considerations when Picking Him, Her or Them: Tuesday, March 23, 6:30-7:30 PM