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NPHC Membership Intake

Membership intake is the membership selection process conducted by Mizzou’s historically Black organizations, which are governed by the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC). Early in the fall semester, the NPHC fraternities and sororities represented on campus present information about their individual chapters for prospective members. Each chapter will not begin its actual membership intake process until later in the academic year, as NPHC affiliated fraternities and sororities typically do not accept a student for membership until the student has completed at least 12-24 hours of college credit with a minimum GPA.

NPHC chapters embrace a lifetime commitment philosophy and aim to assure the continuance of academic achievement, political awareness, and community service. We strongly encourage those interested in the Membership Intake process to contact the respective NPHC organizations for more information.

Top 5 Things You Can Do to Show Interest in an NPHC Chapter

  1. Attend chapter programs and events.
  2. Attend an Interest Meeting or Informational for that chapter.
  3. Get to know the members of the organization.
  4. Research information on the internet about the group you are interested in.
  5. Show your own involvement on campus (i.e., get involved in clubs, community service, etc.)

Some Helpful NPHC Resources

  • “Divine Nine: The History of African-American Fraternities and Sororities in American” by Lawrence C. Ross
  • “Black Greek 101: The Cultural, Customs, and Challenges of Black Fraternities and Sororities” by Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough
  • “African American Fraternities and Sororities: The Legacy and the Vision” by Tamara L. Brown, Gregory S. Parks, and Clarenda M. Phillips
  • “Soulstepping: African American Step Shows” by Elizabeth C. Fine

NPHC Headquarters Website: www.nphchq.org

NALFO Website: www.nalfo.org

NPHC Resources

Contacts

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
5656 South Stony Island Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
773-684-1282 | Fax 773-684-1604
http://www.AKA1908.com

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

2313 Saint Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21218-5211
410-554-0040 | Fax 410-554-0054
http://www.apa1906.net

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

1707 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20009
202-986-2400 | Fax: 202-986-2513
http://www.deltasigmatheta.org

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

1734 New Hampshire Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20009
202-387-3103 | Fax:202-232-4593
http://www.zphib1920.org

Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.

1600 N. Calvert Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
443-438-5691|Fax 443-438-5692
http://www.iotaphitheta.org/

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

2322-24 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19132-4590
215-228-7184 | Fax 215-228-7181
http://www.kappaalphapsi1911.com

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

1000 Southhill Drive, Suite 200
Cary, NC 27513-8630
919-678-9720 | Fax: 678-9721
http://www.sgrho1922.org

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

145 Kennedy Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011
202-726-5434 | Fax: 202-882-1681
http://www.pbs1914.org

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Omega World Center
3951 Snapfinger Parkway
Decatur, GA 30035
404-284-5533 | Fax: 404-284-0333
http://www.omegapsiphifraternity.org