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 Ngoc Nguyen, Graduate Teaching Assistant for Sorority and Fraternity Life, at nguyen.2501@osu.edu with any questions or comments regarding the Standards of Excellence.

SOE 101 Session 

21-22 SOE 101 Session Presentation

  • Click here for presentation recording
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 

  • 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 Ngoc Nguyen.2501@osu.edu or your liaison!

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

Monthly 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. 

  • They will be due the 1st of each month and the link will be available prior to the due date in our SFL newsletter This Week in Greek (TWIG), which will go out on Tuesdays or Wednesdays to all SFL members, and the Friday Letter. 

Philanthropy Reporting
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.

    • Ignore Q12 that asks for completed SOE approval form or confirmation of approval. No formal approval is needed.