Office of Student Life

Sorority and Fraternity Life

Standards of Excellence

Standards of Excellence folders can be accessed through One Drive accounts. Chapter Presidents should have access to their chapter folders and can share them with relevant officers. If you do not have access, please reach out to your chapter liaison.

Please contact Eve Coe, Student Worker for Sorority and Fraternity Life, at coe.140s@osu.edu with any questions or comments regarding the Standards of Excellence.

Chapter Information Form 2022

Please have one officer fill out this form by August 26th, 2022

The form can be found here

Minimum Expectations of Each Chapter 
  • Submit Chapter Goals based on values and chapter needs 

  • Submit a Risk Management & Harm Reduction Plan 

  • Each chapter member will participate in risk management assessment on the Big 4 at social event training 

  • Each SFL community member report service hours and Ed Program attendance monthly 

  • The chapter will have at least 5 hours of community service/member each semester  

  • Chapter Officers will report Philanthropy dollars raised 7 days after their event 

Educational Program
  • Every semester, each chapter is required to complete 85% Ed Program Attendance for each Goal Area:

    • Member Development

    • Inclusive Excellence

    • Risk Management & Harm Reduction

  •  85% Attendance can be spread out across multiple programs as long as they fall under the same Goal Area.

  • Hosting an SOE event? Register it here and include SOE in Name of Event.

  • Confused / wondering what counts as SOE and what goal area it falls under? Contact Julie Schnell.60@osu.edu or your liaison!

  • SOE Attendance will be tracked via the monthly SFL Report.

Monthly Reporting

Individual Reporting

  • Each chapter member will be asked to fill out a monthly SFL Report.  

  • This report will ask each member to record their service hours and educational program attendance. 

  • Data will be pulled the first of each month for monthly chapter reports.

Group Bulk Reporting

  • This option is ideal for SOEs that are hosted by your chpater.

    • ex. A presenter comes to a chpater meeting/retreat

  • The Group Reporting template must be used to report chapter hosted SOE attendance

  • This template can be found in the reporting link below or on the SFL website Standards of Excellence Page

  • The Group Reporting Template will be turned in using the same reporting link: go.osu.edu/SFL

New Members & SOE Reporting 

  • New Members should also be attending SOE Programs.

  • Many SOE areas might be covered in New Member Education by your National Organization.

  • SFL will connect with chapters to determine if there are SOEs that New Members should attend outside of their new member process to complete this standard.

Philanthropy Reporting
  • Report Here! go.osu.edu/SFLPhilanthropy 
  • If your members donate blood, food, or clothing, that is considered a philanthropic donation. Please report those using the form above. 
Click here to access SOE opportunities within each category:

Risk Management & Harm Reduction 

Inclusive Excellence 

Member Development

Speaker Series and Workshops

 

SOE Event Registration for Campus Partners
  • Are you a campus partner who's looking to register and promote an event/program as SOE for the Greek Life Community? 

  • Complete this form for events/programs to be promoted in the TWIG (This Week In Greek) newsletters.

    • Note: no formal approval is needed.

  • Contact SFL GTA Julie Schnell.60@osu.edu with questions!
SFL Awards
  • Chapters and individuals are encouraged to apply for SFL Awards
  • Applications will open in September: go.osu.edu/SFLAwards