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IFC ExecWelcome

The goal of the Interfraternity Council and its officers is to serve as the governing body of the fraternity community, acting as a bridge beween the fraternity community and the rest of the CCU community.

Executive officers work alongside each organization help promote a values-based community, one in which ever fraternity man, past or present would be proud of.

On a yearly basis the Interfraternity Council assists with a series of events including, National Hazing Prevention Week, New Member Education, Greek Day of Service, and Greek Games.  IFC also supports all philanthropic events hosted within the community throughout the year.

The Interfraternity Council at Coastal Carolina is a chartered group of the North American Interfraternity Conference which is the trade association for 75 National/International Fraternities.  The NIC has a set of standards that are in place for it member organization, which CCU's IFC Follows.  Those Standards include:

  1. Each member organization shall carry Commercial General Liability Insurance.
  2. Each member organization shall have and provide appropriate follow up with their chapters on compliance with risk management policies.
  3. Establishment and enforcement of policy supporting open expansion (the welcoming of new national organizations)
  4. Establishment and enforcement of a policy supporting open recruitment (recruitment all year round for college men in any year).
  5. Establishment and enforcement of policy on minimum GPA requirements for joining undergraduate chapters.
  6. Establishment and enforcement of Policy on minimum chapter GPA requirements
  7. The new member process shall not last longer than 12 weeks.
  8. Establishment and enforcement of policy prohibiting "little sister" groups.
  9. Prohibit use of alcohol during recruitment activities.
  10. Prohibit use of alcohol during new member education programs.
  11. Prohibit any type/form of hazing.
  12. Establishment of policy creating temporary emergency suspension.
  13. Each member organization shall have annual ritual requirements.
  14. Each organization will participate in educational programs.

 

The men of the Interfraternity Council Community work to meet these standards through their chapter and council programming.  Through the work of the five executive board officers, each organization is held to these standards including the vision, mission, and values of their council:

 

Vision Statement:

The Coastal Carolina University IFC seeks to positively impact the lives of undergraduate men and create a legacy of higher standards.

Mission Statement:

It is the mission of the IFC to educate, support, and govern its member chapters, and provide resources on scholarship, recruitment, accountability, and policy. Through these efforts of the IFC community, undergraduate men will be better prepared for life after college.

Values Statement:

The IFC community will accomplish its mission through the values of academic excellence, service to others, fellowship, and organizational development.