A “recognized” fraternity or sorority is one that is in good standing with the university. These organizations are granted university privileges such as using campus facilities, tabling, posting and hanging flyers, holding meetings and/or programs on campus, having an advisor, inducting new members that will be recognized by the university, and participating in WashU Fraternity/Sorority Life Community events such as Greek Week, Recruitment, Philanthropy Events, and Social Events.

St. Louis is home to eight city-wide chapters in which membership is made up from students from various colleges and universities within the metropolitan St. Louis area.  While the organizations are not recognized on any one specific campus, Washington University does work with our students in these organizations to aid them in reserving spaces for meetings, intake events, and educational programs. Currently Washington University in St. Louis has students who are affiliated with:

If you have questions or would like more information about any of the other city-wide organizations, please contact the chapters using the websites listed by their chapter names or reach out to Campus Life so we can help you.

The Phi Chapter of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity is no longer a recognized fraternity at Washington University in St. Louis. This decision is based upon significant violations of University policies, which came to light as part of an ongoing investigation by the Washington University Police Department. In addition, the National Fraternity of Sigma Alpha Mu has disbanded the chapter.​​​​​​​​​