Center for Diversity and Inclusion

National PanHellenic Council (NPHC)

The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) is the governing body of the historical Black Greek organizations known as the Divine Nine. The National Pan-Hellenic Council at Xavier University is comprised of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity, Inc. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. NPHC promotes interaction through forums, meetings and other mediums for the exchange of information and engages in cooperative programming and initiatives through various activities and functions.
     - 2020-2021 NPHC President: Sierra Stennis (she/her)
     - Advisor: Joya Dillard

  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated
  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated
  • Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated

To be eligible to be initiated into a fraternity or sorority all persons, without exception, must:

  1. Have a class standing of at least a sophomore.
  2. Have a minimum grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.0 grade point scale at the time of initiation, as reflected in the most recent records of the Office of the Registrar.
  3. Be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at the time of initiation.
  4. Be classified as a full-time (12 credits or more a semester) undergraduate student at Xavier University during the entire semester of intake (the semester prior to initiation).
  5. Must have completed at least one full academic year (two full semesters) at Xavier University

In addition to the above, Xavier University recognizes and respects your right to affiliate with the currently chartered organizations: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority., Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

For more information or if you have any questions about the National Pan-Hellenic Council, contact Joya Dillard

First Fridays
NPHC signature program First Fridays are held on the First Fridays of each month. First Fridays is a leadership series that allows for opportunity for community building. This year's focus will be on student activism. Each program in the series will focus on different types of activism. The first program will provide an introduction on how members of Black Greek Letter organizations have been on the fore front of organizing and participating in movements such as the Suffrage Movement, Civil Rights Movement and Black Lives Matter. First Friday's will be held on the following dates on Zoom from 5-7pm EST: 
  • September 4, 2021
  • October 2, 2021
  • November 6, 2021
  • February 5, 2021
  • March 5, 2021
  • April 2, 2021