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National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

It is the mission of the National Pan-Hellenic Council to promote cooperation and harmony between member organizations and between members and other campus organizations in developing the best possible public image for the Greek community.
The purpose of the National Pan-Hellenic Council shall be as follows:
  1. To act as a unifying body that promotes scholarships, community service, campus involvement, and success for each active organization.
  2. To take steps to alleviate business problems within the Greek Community. To take steps to alleviate business associated issues between organizations within the Greek Community.
  3. NPHC is the governing body of the Divine Nine Greek Letter Organizations. Therefore, any other organization disputes should be handled by other means, because they are not a part of the Divine Nine.
  4. To promote positive inter-Greek relations among IFC, CPH, IGC, and the campus community.

Intake

Many NPHC organizations at UNA do not allow undergraduats to join until they have completed at least one semester of classes. Some organizations may require students to complete more than one semeter. The organizations determine which semester intake will occur (most organizations will not complete an intake process for both famm and spring semesters of the same academic year). 

Requirements

1. Have completed at least one semester of school (some organizations may require more than one completed semester)
2. Be in good academic standing in order to meet the individual organization GPA requirement
3. Service Hours (most organizations require a set amount of service hours before joining)

Membership Intake Process

1. Attend NPHC Convocation (Fall 2018 convocation will be held September 18th at 6pm in the GUC Banquet Halls)
2. Attend the organization's informational or interest meeting
3. Meet the organization requirements
4. Apply to the organization and receive an acceptance letter (initial membership fees range from $900 to $1,800)
5. Complete educational and initiation rituals

Each organization has different guidelines and details for intake. The amount of time th eprocess takes will vary. 

Intake Tips

Ask the Right Questions
1. What is the organization's GPA requirement?
2. What community service does your organization do?
3. What other organizations are your members involved in?
4. How much time will I need to commit to membership intake?
4. What kind of time commitment is involved as a member?

Do your Research
1. Look at the National and chapter websites and social media to learn about the organizations
2. Be open minded. Organizatiosn vary from campus to campus. 

Attend and participate in Greek Events
(This includes themed weeks, chapter programming, and community service projects.)

Get Involved on Campus
Aspiring members are more attractive to Greek organizations when they are actively involved at UNA. 

Request More Information
nphc@una.edu

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Governing Documents

Justin Benson, President
jbenson5@una.edu 

Brady Owensby, Vice President
bowensby@una.edu 

Malik Emmett, Director of Public Relations
memmett@una.edu 

Tori Haynes, Director of Administration
thaynes2@una.edu 

Ashley Christman, Advisor
achristman@una.edu