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Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life

Understanding Chapter Status

University Status

  • OK - Chapter is in good standing with the University.
  • Interest Group - Organization has begun operations and has a current signed relationship agreement, but has not been given full chapter status with the national organization or the council.
  • Expanding - HQ is working currently with the CFSL to start a new chapter by recruiting interested students. The organization has not signed a relationship agreement with the campus. 
  • Inactive - Chapter is not currently operating and does not have a current relationship agreement with the University. The chapter could be restarted if there is student interest and approved by the council.
  • Probation - Chapter is currently on warning status with the University. Further violations of the student conduct process could result in additional sanctions.
  • Social Probation - Chapter is currently not allowed to host social events with alcohol.
  • Probation - Chapter is currently on warning status with the University. Further violations of the student conduct process could result in additional sanctions.
  • Unrecognized - Chapter is not in good standing with their HQ or Council. The chapter should not be operating. 
  • Loss of Recognition - Chapter is currently not recognized by the University due to the loss of recognition through a conduct process. The Chapter is not authorized to operate at WSU.  If the chapter is operating, it is doing so with no university oversight.

Council Status

  • OK - Chapter is in good standing with the Council.
  • Interest Group - Organization has begun operations and has a current signed relationship agreement, but has not been given full chapter status with the national organization or the council.
  • Expanding - HQ is working currently with the Governing Council to start a new chapter by recruiting interested students. The organization has not signed a relationship agreement with the campus. 
  • Inactive - Chapter is not currently operating and does not have a current relationship agreement with the University. The chapter could be restarted if there is student interest and approved by the council.
  • Academic Tier - Tier 1 is a warning. Tier 2 and 3 include supervised social probation and additional follow up with the Council Director of Scholarship.
  • Programming Tier - Tier 1 is a warning. Tier 2 includes supervised social probation and additional follow up with the Council Director of Programming. Tier 3 include supervised social probation, follow up with the Council Director of Scholarship, and referral to the Greek Standards Board. 
  • Significantly Financially Delinquent - This indicates that the chapter is currently in a financially delinquent status with the governing council that could result in the chapter being placed on other sanctions if not resolved.
  • Service Tier - Tier 1 and 2 require follow up with the Council Director of Service and could include social probation. Tier 3 will include requirements from Tier 1 and 2 and will include social probation until community service requirement is met. 
  • Social Probation - Chapter is currently not allowed to host social events with alcohol.
  • Probation - Chapter is currently on warning status with the council or University. Further violations of the student conduct process or council bylaws could result in additional sanctions.
  • Unrecognized - Chapter is not in good standing with their HQ or Council. The chapter should not be operating. 
  • Loss of Recognition - Chapter is currently not recognized by the council connected to the chapters loss of recognition.  The chapter is not authorized to operate within the WSU Community.  If the chapter is operating, it is doing so with no governing council oversight.

Headquarters Status

  • OK - Chapter is in good standing with the HQ.
  • Interest Group - Organization has begun operations and has a current signed relationship agreement, but has not been given full chapter status with the HQ.
  • Expanding - HQ is working currently with the CFSL to start a new chapter by recruiting interested students. The organization has not signed a relationship agreement with the campus. 
  • Inactive - Chapter is not currently operating and does not have a current status with HQ. The chapter could be restarted if there is student interest and approved by the HQ.
  • Social Probation - Chapter is currently not allowed to host social events with alcohol.
  • Probation - Chapter is currently on warning status with the HQ. 
  • Not recognized - Chapter is not in good standing with their HQ or Council. The chapter should not be operating. 
  • Suspension - Chapter has been put on suspension with the HQ. No chapter operations are allowed. 
  • Charter Suspended / Closed - Chapter does not have an active charter with national organization, and does not operate or receive national support on campus.
  • Loss of Recognition - Chapter is currently not recognized by the inter/national organization connected to the chapters recognition.  The chapter is not authorized to operate under the organizations charter or letters.  If the chapter is operating, it is doing so with no inter/national oversight.