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Fraternity & Sorority Life

The Office of Student Life works with over 450 fraternity and sorority members here at Widener University.

Fraternity and Sorority Life chapters are values-based organizations that promote friendship, leadership, scholarship, and service. With 3 governing councils and 12 fraternities and sororities, including 4 culturally based organizations, fraternity and sorority life provides a unique opportunity for students to be a part of campus tradition that will last a lifetime! Fraternal organizations provide great mentoring opportunities and resources, as well as scholarships and access to employment. Members of our fraternities and sororities have a strong presence on campus and an even stronger one nationally.

Did you know the following facts* about our fraternities and sororities at Widener University?

  • 16% of the Widener University student population is a fraternity or sorority member.
  • At least 10% of Fraternity and Sorority Life members are involved in athletics, club sports, or the university band.
  • At least 20% of Fraternity and Sorority Life members are executive board leaders of non-affiliated organizations, serve as Orientation Leaders, Pride Ambassador Tour Guides, Resident Assistants, Alternative Spring Break participants and Site Leaders, Student Government Association Executive Board and Senate members, and much more!
  • 17% of Fraternity and Sorority Life members belong to honors societies, and 24% are dean’s list recipients.
  • The Fraternity and Sorority Life community donated over $7,500 to charities and served over 14,000 hours of community service in the 2015–2016 academic year.
  • The Fraternity and Sorority Life cumulative GPA is 3.1.
  • The fraternity men’s cumulative GPA is higher than the all-men’s GPA.

*The above information is accurate as of Spring 2016

The fraternities and sororities at Widener are loaded with campus leaders who do well in school, make the world a better place, and continue to make the university proud.

College Panhellenic Council (CPC)

  • Delta Phi Epsilon
  • Phi Sigma Sigma
  • Sigma Sigma Sigma

Intercultural Greek Council (IGC)

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Inc.
  • Delta Sigma Theta Inc.
  • Theta Delta Sigma
  • Zeta Phi Beta Inc.

Interfraternity Council (IFC)

  • Alpha Tau Omega
  • Kappa Sigma
  • Phi Delta Theta
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Theta Chi

Honor Organizations

  • Order of Omega

Expansion Policy

Expansion is the formal process by which a national or international fraternity or sorority seeks to start a new chapter at Widener University with interest from a group of current students that are not currently affiliated with any Greek-lettered organization on campus. Expansion at Widener University is currently closed for all organizations. If you have any questions regarding the Expansion Policy, please email us at