"Local" organizations that do not meet all of the aspects of the "national organization" definition above are not eligible for establishment at UCSB; in order to become eligible, such an organization must first meet the above eligibility criteria.
Note: Professional and honorary fraternities and sororities with interest in joining the Professional Fraternity Council (PFC) should reach out to Jonathan for next steps. PFC affiliates are recognized under the Campus Organizations umbrella.
Student and/or national representative confers with Jonathan regarding relevant procedures.
National representative submits application to SEAL.
On behalf of the University, the Dean of Student Life, or their designee, and a representative from SEAL 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.
SEAL and Council(s) jointly determine status of each application.
Official decisions are communicated to organization representatives by SEAL. Verbal and written decisions delivered by Councils are not final or binding. Approved applicants will be invited to join a Council as a new group with the expectation that they will progress to a full chapter within 18 months. Denied applicants are eligible to reapply after one calendar year.