National Pan-Hellenic Council

Group of students with NPHC banner

National Pan-Hellenic Council logo

The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) is the coordinating body for the historically African-American fraternities and sororities at San José State University. Nationally, NPHC is comprised of nine organizations (5 fraternities and 4 sororities), and is known as the "Divine Nine." NPHC promotes interaction through forums, meetings and other mediums for the exchange of information and engages in cooperative programming and initiatives through various activities and functions.


Interested in Joining?

To receive more information about joining a National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) chapter, please complete the Fraternity & Sorority Life: Interest and Eligibility Form [Google Form].

Upcoming events for Fall 2022:

National Pan-Hellenic Council: Informational 

Thursday, August 25, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Student Union Theater and via YouTube Live (hybrid)

Live stream link:

Come out to learn the history, purpose, & mission of the chapters within the National Pan-Hellenic Council.  NPHC is composed of historically African American fraternities and sororities. NPHC Informational will give students the opportunity to learn about the 8 chapters established at SJSU which will be in person, live streamed, & recorded.

National Pan-Hellenic Council: Meet the Greeks

Tuesday, September 20, 5:00pm-7:00pm, Housing Quad (in-person)

You’re invited to come and see the NPHC chapters showcase their organizations. NPHC is composed of historically African American fraternities and sororities. NPHC Meet the Greeks will have free food, music, and opportunities for students to learn about the traditions of our NPHC chapters.


Events hosted by Student Involvement


Past events:

NPHC Virtual Info Sessions (See recordings below)

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Passcode: Kd!6G1we

Thursday, February 10, 2022
Passcode: Q#e84Fp&


NPHC Chapters