Welcome to Fraternity & Sorority Life at Cornell University.  Our office provides support resources to the self-governed Cornell fraternity and sorority community. Fraternities and sororities are values based social organizations, providing members with a tight-knit community of peers, and personal growth opportunities through leadership development and service projects. Many of the organizations also offer a small residential living experience.

The Cornell fraternity and sorority community dates to the first months of University operation during the autumn of 1868.  Cornell's co-founder and first president, Andrew Dickson White, was a strong promoter of fraternal organizations as a means of teaching self-governance to students. Today, we strive to continue that ethos.

Fraternity & Sorority Life

541 Willard Straight Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-2310
(607) 254-4734
Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-5:00 pm