Fraternity & Sorority Life at Pacific

Mission of the Fraternity & Sorority Life Office

The mission of the Fraternity & Sorority Life Office (FSLO) is to foster the learning and development of students who affiliate with social fraternities and sororities at University of the Pacific. The Fraternity & Sorority Life Office will provide opportunities and support for our community to be a relevant and contributing part of fulfilling the mission of both the Division of Student Life and the institution.
To accomplish our mission, the Fraternity & Sorority Life Office will provide opportunities and support to meet the Standards of Excellence set within the four pillars of our community through the following:

Pillar 1 - Scholarship & Learning
To advance Scholarship & Learning, FSLO will promote academic excellence and intellectual growth through:

  • Advocating for our community to achieve academic standards above the all-student average
  • Promoting success of all members through recognition and accountability initiatives
  • Providing a system of support to assist students in meeting their educational and personal goals
  • Providing opportunities for students to integrate in-class and out-of-class learning

Pillar 2 - Leadership & Values
To advance Leadership & Values, FSLO will maximize the potential and abilities of our students through:

  • Advocating for congruence with the ritual and values of our chapters, councils, and community
  • Providing opportunities for self-governance, and organizational leadership and development 
  • Providing education and experience in leadership and identity development 
  • Promoting collaboration with stakeholders and involvement in co-curricular activities

Pillar 3 - Service & Philanthropy
To advance Service & Philanthropy, FSLO will encourage a culture of community engagement and volunteerism through:

  • Advocating for students to lead positive change on campus and in our surrounding community 
  • Supporting chapter's efforts to advance espoused philanthropy and service interests
  • Providing opportunities for community service, service-learning, and philanthropic projects
  • Providing systems for chapter and individual recognition, and community reports to demonstrate impact

Pillar 4 - Brotherhood & Sisterhood
To advance Brotherhood & Sisterhood, FSLO will cultivate an inclusive and respectful interfraternal community through:

  • Advocating for collaboration and appreciation amongst chapters, councils, and community
  • Promoting peer accountability, anti-hazing, social responsibility, and respect for difference
  • Providing open recruitment opportunities to those seeking connection, meaning, and purpose
  • Promoting lifelong involvement by providing connection for members beyond graduation