#40DaysofUMass: Day 14


Get to know the Greek and Service & Engagement Councils!

Greek Councils

IFC Council: The Interfraternity Council promote and encourage the personal development of member Fraternities - intellectually, morally, physically, and socially - and to foster closer friendships, set standards, and develop a stronger sense of community among the member Fraternities and the University. 

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC): The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) aims to maintain greek life and greek relationships, serve as a liasion between the University and the affiliated organizations, encourage member organizations to participate in community development programs as a council and be actively involved in the UMass community by supporting other orgs at events and engaging in community service, act as the advocate of member organizations on matters of policy and public relations and be actively involved in the UMass community by supporting other orgs at events and engaging inc ommunity service and to promote and foster academic excellence among general body members and the council.

Multicultural Greek Council (MGC): Develops and maintains fraternity life and intrafraternity relations at a high level of accomplishment. They consider the goals and ideals of member groups as continually applicable to campus and personal life, promote superior scholarship as basic to intellectual achievement and cooperate with member fraternities/sororities and university administration in concern for cultural awareness and maintenance of high social and moral standards.

Panhellenic Council (PC): The Panhellenic Council serves as the local governing council for the NPC-affiliated sororities operating on campus as well as the council-affiliates. The Panhellenic Council sponsors a formal recruitment program, social events, and community service initiatives for its member chapters.


The Service & Engagement Council aims to promote and support the goals of each member organization; inspire and educate students about the importance of service and engagement; and connect people with shared passions and interests to relevant organizations, projects, and opportunities on campus, in surrounding communities, and in the world. 

Upcoming Events

For information on how to access virtual events visit the Virtual Student Life Calendar

Saturday, September 5, 2020

10 am EST | Art Education Session
Drawing: Line and Pattern

Sunday, September 6, 2020

8 pm EST | Movie Night
Presented by UPC.

Monday, September 7, 2020

6:30 pm EST | The Space+: Meeting for Ace/Aro Community
Community and conversation space for Ace/Aro/Demi/Gray Community. Meets every 1st and 3rd Monday of the Month on Discord.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

1 pm EST | Off Campus Housing Advising
Looking for off campus housing? Need help with your housing situation? General off campus housing questions? We'll be here to help answer questions you may have about off campus housing.

5:30 pm | Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Support Group
Free and open to all UMass and 5 College students who identify as trans, non-binary, gender non-conforming or questioning. Co-sponsored by the UMass Stonewall Center. Students located in any state, or internationally are welcome. Sessions will take place over zoom.

7 pm | Bi, Pan, Queer Collective Weekly Meeting
Weekly meeting and discussion group for (BPQC) the Bisexual, Pansexual, Queer Collective student group.

TBD | Native Mascots
A discussion panel about Native Mascots. Brought to you by CMASS and the Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center.

TBD | Women of Color Leadership Network (WOCLN) Virtual Social
Brought to you by the Women of Color Leadership Network.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

6:30 pm EST | LGBTQIA+ Support and Discussion
Are you coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, or asexual? Are you already out, but want a place of support to talk about being LGBTQIA+? Then join this weekly peer support and discussion group. Facilitated by staff of the Stonewall Center. Meets every Wednesday 6:30 - 8 pm.

8 pm EST | Open Mic
Virtual open mic night. Brought to you by UPC.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

TBD | Food, Deserts and Community
Virtual event to discuss food, community gardening and economic justice (registrants receive herb seed packets).