About National Pan-Hellenic Council
The National Pan-Hellenic Council was formed at Howard University with the purpose of creating a united body so that the Black Greek letter collegiate fraternities and sororities could form a united body. Additionally, this Council served as a forum to allow these Greek organization to consider and address problems of mutual interest effecting their organizations and their college experience.
The National Pan-Hellenic Council additionally serves as the governing body for the entire community of the predominantly Black Greek letter organizations. The Council is in charge of coordinating events that exposes the undergraduate student body to the history, mission and purpose of all of the divine nine member organizations on the University campus. The Council also sponsors events which promote unity among the membership of the different organizations.
Please explore our webpage for information on all of the National Pan-Hellenic Council organizations, and phone the Greek Life Office if you would like additional information.
The Divine Nine at The University of Mississippi
The National Pan-Hellenic Council at The University of Mississippi is composed of eight of the “Divine Nine” or historically Black National Greek Letter sororities and fraternities:
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity
Omega Psi Fraternity
The NPHC Organizations will generally host two Greek Shows during each academic year featuring all of the Univeristy of Mississippi NPHC organizations. The Homecoming Greek Show is generally held the night of the Homecoming Football game and the Spring Greek Show is generally held in February. Tickets for the Greek Shows may be purchased through the University Box Office. Date and time information for these Greek Shows is publicized on flyers, but information on these events is additionally available in the Fraternity & Sorority Life (422 Student Union) or from any of the NPHC Council officers.
Meet the Greeks
Meet the Greek is the introduction of all of the Univeristy of Mississippi NPHC Greek organizations. Additionally the NPHC organizations will host several events to showcase each organizations mission, purpose, and accomplishments. Meet the Greek traditionally includes tables in the Unions, Greeks on the Plaza, the Greek Forum, and a Greek Show and party. This is a week filled with information and fun. Check out the NPHC Board on the lower floor of the Union for the Greek Week Flyer.
The Greek Forum is mandatory for students who wish to pursue membership to any of the NPHC Greek organizations. There will additionally be a Greek Forum held in January; however, students who are considering participating in a Greek organizations Intake process must attend Greek Forum before attending any NPHC organizations interest meeting. For additional information about the Greek Forum please contact Fraternity & Sorority Life at (662) 915-7248.