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Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life

The information below pertains to the accountability of fraternities and sororities at Washington State University. 

Loss of Recognition:

The following organizations (chapters) are not currently recognized as active organizations at Washington State University.

Date

Organization

Prohibited Conduct

Earliest Re-recognition Date

5/18/2020

Alpha Tau Omega

Hazing, Abuse of Others, Reckless Endangerment, Alcohol, Violation of University Policy

5/15/2026

11/5/2019

Kappa Sigma

Abuse of Others, Alcohol, Abuse of Conduct System

5/1/2021

12/6/2017

Alpha Kappa Lambda

Hazing, Abuse of Others, Reckless Endangerment, Alcohol, Violation of University Policy, Abuse of the Conduct System

8/1/2020

Community Standards Status:

The information below pertains to the current status of organizations within the WSU Community Standards Process.  Organizations that are indicated to have received a Notice of Investigation or have a pending hearing are presumed not responsible for a policy violation, pending the outcome of the investigation. Offices referenced include the Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life (CFSL) and the Center for Community Standards (CCS).

Date

Organization

Description (Definitions listed below chart)

Due Date

 

Delta Tau Delta

Pending Appeals Period

 

 

Phi Gamma Delta

Action Plan Submitted to CCS

Past Due

 

Phi Gamma Delta

1 Liaison meeting with CFSL

Past Due

 

Phi Kappa Sigma

Police Department In House Presentation

Past Due

 

Phi Kappa Sigma

Health Promotion In House Presentation

Past Due

 

Theta Chi

Risk Management & Event Hosting Training

8/26/2021

 

Pi Kappa Phi

Action Plan Submitted to CCS

9/15/2021

 

Alpha Sigma Phi

Action Plan Submitted to CCS

9/30/2021

 

Tau Kappa Epsilon

Member Safety Presentation

9/30/2021

Community Standards Definitions

Pending Board Hearing – WSU has completed its investigation and has referred the matter to the University Conduct Board. Outcomes of board hearings can include Loss of University Recognition.

Pending Conduct Officer Hearing - WSU has completed its investigation and has referred the matter to a Conduct Officer hearing. Conduct Officer Hearings may include a variety of educational sanctions but cannot include Loss of Recognition.

Active CCS Investigation – WSU has issued a notice of investigation of alleged violations to the organization, and the center for community standards has begun its investigative process. 

Pending Appeals Period – A conduct officer or conduct board has made a decision regarding the Organization’s responsibility for a student conduct violation.  During the appeals period, the Organization has the opportunity to appeal the decision and the decision is not final.

Pending Appeals Board Hearing – The Organization has requested a review of the decisions made by either the conduct officer or conduct board.  During this appeals time sanctions are not effective, pending the outcome of the appeals board.


The Center for Fraternity & Sorority Life and the Washington State University community have zero tolerance for hazing. If you are being hazed or have witnessed a hazing incident, click here to report the incident.

Fraternity and sorority chapter facilities are not owned, operated, nor managed by Washington State University. Each chapter facility and Greek letter organization is controlled by its respective national organization, local chapter and/or housing corporation. Students and families should familiarize themselves with the policies and culture of each organization prior to joining.