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The Office of Sorority & Fraternity Life is home to over 50 values based social sororities and fraternities. We are pleased to offer educational programming and trainings for interested students and families as well as current members, student leaders, and alumni.

Fall 2022

SFL Trainings & Meetings

A.D. White Conference

Date & Time: Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 12 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Time for Students: 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. 

Location: Statler Auditorium

Who Should Attend: Up to five undergraduate member leaders from each chapter.

Description: This conference allows fraternity and sorority alumni to engage with current undergraduate fraternity and sorority members, each other, and University administrators. Relevant trainings for sorority and fraternity life will be presented.

Keynote Speaker: about Leaving a Legacy by Tim from CAMPUSPEAK.

Tim Mousseau Sexual Violence Prevention and Masculinity Speaker (

New Members Educator Training Program

Date & Time: Thursday, November 17, 2022 from 4:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. 

Location: Goldwin Smith Hall: Room G64

Who should attend: New Member Educators, Intake Coordinators, and Chapter Presidents.

Description: New member educators and intake coordinators play a critical role in the onboarding of the new members in all of the sororities and fraternities. This training will teach the importance of the role, as well as discuss relevant policies, procedures, and best practices related to the new member experience to create a successful process.

SFL Programs for Interested Alumni

A.D. White Conference

NIC Housing Summit

Date & Time: Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 8:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M. 

Location: Statler Amphitheater

Who Should Attend: House Corporation members

Description: Summit content is specific to facilities and capital campaign. 

All alumni volunteers are welcome to attend the A.D. White Conference.

Other Training Courses

House Manager Fire Prevention Training

CU Learn:

Course Number: EHS 5331 Fire Prevention Training for Sororities and Fraternities

Social Chair Crowd Manager Training

CU Learn Website:

Course Number: EHS 5340.m-Management Crowd Manager Training

Additional Training Opportunities

There are several programs available to students from all organizations, including Sorority & Fraternity Life, on a range of important topics such as Using Campus Groups, Inclusion, Working with your Advisor, Creating Community through Experiences, Delegation, and Branding and Marketing. While these programs are not required for sorority and fraternity leaders, we strongly encourage attendance to learn more and develop your skills in these important areas. You can learn more on the Leadership Workshop Series page.