"Local" organizations that do not meet all of the aspects of the "national organization" definition above are not eligible for expansion at UCSB; in order to become eligible, such an organization must first establish the above eligibility criteria.
Note: Professional and honorary fraternities and sororities with interest in joining the Professional Fraternity Council (PFC) should contact Jennifer Mitchell, Coordinator for FSL. PFC affiliates are recognized under the Campus Organizations umbrella.
Student and/or national representative confers with OSL regarding expansion procedures.
Student and/or national representative submits application to OSL.
On behalf of the University, the Dean of Student Life and the Assistant Dean & Director of OSL review applications and forward eligible applicants to applicable Councils for further review.
Councils conduct independent review of applications and may require additional information, including interviews or presentations.
OSL and Councils jointly determine status of each application.
Official decisions are communicated to organization representatives by OSL. Verbal and written decisions delivered by Councils are not final or binding. Approved applicants will be invited to join a Council as a colony with the expectation that they will progress to a full chapter within 18 months. Denied applicants are eligible to reapply after one calendar year.