About CalGreeks

Experience the four pillars of Friendship, Scholarship, Leadership, and Service.

Cal-Greeks

The CalGreeks community is comprised of 3,400 life-long, undergraduate members in over 60 local, national, and international fraternities and sororities. In addition to their chapters, members have the opportunity to participate and take leadership roles in CalGreeks affinity groups and governing councils. The Fraternity & Sorority Advising and Leadership team supports individuals and chapters in promoting the four CalGreeks pillars: Friendship, Scholarship, Leadership, and Service.

CalGreeks History

CalGreeks

1870: The first fraternity at UC Berkeley was founded.

Kappa Kappa Gamma

1870: Kappa Kappa Gamma was founded as the first sorority at UC Berkeley and is the first national college sorority west of the Rockies and only the second national sorority West of the Mississippi

Panhellenic Council

1916: The UC Berkeley Panhellenic Council was formed

Delta Sigma Theta

1921: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, founded as the first Black sorority on campus

Alpha Phi Alpha

1922: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, founded as the first Black fraternity on campus

IFC Council

1923: Initial attempt at forming Interfraternity Council

Pi Alpha Phi

1929: Pi Alpha Phi Asian fraternity formed

NPHC

1985: National Pan-Hellenic Council founded

MCGC

2007: Multi-Cultural Greek Council formed. For the first time all recognized single-gender fraternities and sororities are members of a governing council


Questions? Contact a CalGreeks advisor.