Fraternity/Sorority Life Chapter Standing and Conduct Status

Final Fall 2018 Chapter Standing and Conduct Status

ACTIVE CHAPTERS (25)

The following information is current as of: May 24, 2019

CHAPTER CREST/LOGO CHAPTER NAME CHAPTER STANDING CHAPTER STATUS
National Pan-Hellenic Chapters
Please note that these chapters utilize a city-wide chapter structure, meaning that the undergraduate membership of the chapters consists of students attending multiple universities in the St. Louis region. Not all students belonging to these chapters/organizations are students at Washington University, and the conduct status reflected below does not necessarily indicate actions of Washington University undergraduate students. The conduct statuses listed here may reflect a violation of policies at Washington University OR another St. Louis area institution
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Good Standing No infractions of any kind
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Good Standing No infractions of any kind
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Good Standing No infractions of any kind
Phi Beta Sigma Crest Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. N/A Currently an Active Interest Group that is reactivating its campus-based NPHC Fraternity Chapter at Washington University
Co-Ed Latino Fraternity Chapter
Alpha Psi Lambda Good Standing No infractions of any kind
Interfraternity Council Chapters
​Alpha Delta Phi​ Good Standing Formal Conduct Warning: Chapter found responsible for housing violations for the presence of hard alcohol and beer in chapter common space – not connected to chapter social event (Chapter was previously found responsible for unauthorized presence of alcohol at registered dry event– Chapter did not progress towards a standing or status downgrade for these violations though due to application of Medical Amnesty)
Alpha Epsilon Pi​ Good Standing Formal Conduct Warning: Chapter found responsible for multiple alcohol and risk management policy violations – Chapter did not progress towards a standing or status downgrade for these violations though due to application of Medical Amnesty; Due to repeated current and past violations, chapter has agreed to term of no policy violations through Spring 2021. Not meeting this agreement could result in further sanctioning up to and including losing University recognition.
Beta Theta Pi Good Standing No infractions of any kind
​Kappa Sigma Good Standing Formal Conduct Warning: Failure to clean chapter house; Noise violation.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Good Standing (Chapter previously was Not in Good Standing, has served 2 terms of Social Probation in Spring 2019 semester, and paid a fine for hard alcohol at an unregistered event, 1/31/19 – Probation has twice been served and, therefore, the chapter’s standing has been reset) Formal Conduct Warning: Chapter twice found responsible for unauthorized presence of alcohol in chapter house and failure to clean chapter house; Noise violation.
​Sigma Chi Not in Good Standing Social Probation: Chapter found responsible for alcohol at a registered dry event, unauthorized presence of alcohol at chapter house, and failure to clean house (Previously found responsible for unauthorized presence of alcohol in chapter house – Chapter did not progress towards a standing or status downgrade for this violation though due to application of Medical Amnesty)
​Sigma Nu Not in Good Standing Social Probation: Chapter found responsible for unregistered social event, unauthorized presence of alcohol at chapter house, risk management violation; Hard alcohol housing violation
Sigma Phi Epsilon Good Standing Chapter found responsible for violation of risk management policy – Chapter did not progress towards a standing or status downgrade for this violation though due to application of Medical Amnesty
​Tau Kappa Epsilon Good Standing Previously prohibited from any social events in order to focus on fulfilling several University requirements resulting from the chapter violating University hazing policy and dishonesty with University staff in fall 2018; REQUIREMENTS HAVE BEEN FULFILLED (Note: Chapter cooperated exceptionally with University during investigation)
​Theta Xi Not in Good Standing (Previously served a term of social probation) Housing Probation:  Chapter found responsible for disorderly conduct, outdoor consumption, having a pool at chapter house, unauthorized presence of alcohol at chapter house, and failure to clean house (Previously found responsible for: Alcohol policy violations and unregistered social event; chapter served social probation. Earlier in semester chapter found responsible for unauthorized presence of alcohol in chapter house and an additional unregistered social event – Chapter did not progress towards a standing or status downgrade then for these violations though due to application of Medical Amnesty)
Zeta Beta Tau Good Standing No infractions of any kind
Women’s Panhellenic Association Chapters
Alpha Epsilon Phi​​ Good Standing No infractions of any kind
Alpha Omicron Pi​ Good Standing No infractions of any kind
Alpha Phi​ Good Standing Responsible for unauthorized distribution of alcohol – Chapter did not progress towards a standing or status downgrade due to application of Medical Amnesty.
​Chi Omega Good Standing No infractions of any kind
Delta Gamma Good Standing Chapter found responsible for alcohol policy violation and unregistered social event – Chapter did not progress towards a standing or status downgrade then for these violations though due to application of Medical Amnesty.
Gamma Phi Beta Good Standing No infractions of any kind
​Kappa Delta Good Standing No infractions of any kind
Kappa Kappa Gamma Good Standing Chapter found responsible for alcohol at registered dry event– Chapter did not progress towards a standing or status downgrade for these violations though due to application of Medical Amnesty
​Pi Beta Phi​​ Good Standing No infractions of any kind
Inactive and Unrecognized Chapters
​Phi Delta Theta Not in Good Standing Suspended
Sigma Alpha Mu Not in Good Standing Suspended

 

DEFINITION OF TERMS

Status Standing Description
No infractions of any kind Good Standing The active chapter has a positive official status.
Permitted chapter operations: All Unauthorized chapter operations: None
Formal Conduct Warning Good Standing The active chapter has been found responsible of violating one-two Social Event Management Policies, Housing Terms and Conditions, or offenses in the University Student Conduct Code. Chapter may lose privileges for a short period of time.
Permitted chapter operations: All Unauthorized chapter operations: None
Organizational Probation Not in Good Standing The active chapter has been found responsible of violating three or more policies that fall outside of Social Event Management Policies or the Housing Terms and Conditions. The chapter is warned that further issues may result in consideration of suspension. Chapter may be required to fulfill obligations or sanctions.
Permitted chapter operations:

· hold chapter meetings

· hold active status with governing council

· participate in FSL Chapter or Community Events

Unauthorized chapter operations:

· reserve space on campus

· host on-campus social events

· host off-campus social events

· recruit new members

· have non-resident members access house

Social Probation Not in Good Standing The active chapter has been found responsible of violating three or more Social Event Management Policies. The chapter is warned that further issues may result in consideration of suspension. Chapter may be required to fulfill obligations or sanctions.
Permitted chapter operations:

· reserve space on campus

· hold chapter meetings

· recruit new members

· have non-resident members access house

· hold active status with governing council

· participate in FSL Chapter or Community Events

Unauthorized chapter operations:

· host on-campus social events

· host off-campus social events

 

Housing Probation Not in Good Standing The active chapter has been found responsible of violating three or more Housing Terms and Conditions. The chapter is warned that further issues may result in consideration of suspension. Chapter may be required to fulfill obligations or sanctions.
Permitted chapter operations:

· reserve space on campus

· hold chapter meetings

· host off-campus social events

· recruit new members

· hold active status with governing council

· participate in FSL Chapter or Community Events

Unauthorized chapter operations:

· host on-campus social events

· have non-resident members access house

 

 

Temporary Suspension Not in Good Standing The chapter is under investigation for alleged violations of University or Campus Life Policy, and has been issued an order to cease and desist all or some aspects of chapter operations until further notice.
Permitted and Unauthorized Chapter Operations will be determined on a case by case basis after an assessment by the University of the nature of the alleged offense(s).
Deferred Suspension Not in Good Standing The chapter’s suspension is deferred with various sanctions and requirements levied against the organization. The chapter is to suspend all aspects of chapter operations unless approved by its National Headquarters or University staff. Failure to adhere to the conditions of deferred suspension may result in the further enforcement of suspension, or expulsion.
Permitted chapter operations: None Unauthorized chapter operations: All
Suspension Not in Good Standing The chapter is removed from the University for an assigned period of time. The chapter is no longer active at Wash U.
Permitted chapter operations: None Unauthorized chapter operations: All
Expulsion Not in Good Standing The chapter is/was removed from the University and is permanently no longer active.
Permitted chapter operations: None Unauthorized chapter operations: All
Silent, Closed or Inactive N/A The chapter is no longer active at Wash U.

Please note the following important information in relation to the above stipulations:

Unregistered Events and Hard Alcohol: Unregistered social events and events where hard alcohol is present pose a significant risk to both chapter members and guests. The nature of both violations is severe, and as a result if a chapter is found responsible for either hosting an unregistered event or having hard alcohol present at an event, the immediate steps will be a minimum of social probation and/or a monetary fine of at least $250 for the chapter.

For more information on Fraternity/Sorority Life policies and procedures, please reference: Social Event Management Policy, Housing Terms and Conditions, and the Washington University Student Conduct Code.

Questions about chapter status and procedures should be emailed to Austin Sandoval-Sweeney, Assistant Director for Campus Life or call 314-935-5923.

Questions?

Austin Sandoval-Sweeney, Associate Director for Campus Life, 314-935-5923

Molly Bennett, Program Coordinator for Campus Life, 314-935-7984

Hana Johnson, Program Coordinator for Campus Life, 314-935-3408