Center for Student Involvement

Fraternity/Sorority Life

Information For

Fraternities and Sororities

How To Join


Auxiliary Groups

President's Council

Twice per month, presidents of fraternities and sororities gather together to discuss issues of common concern. Council presidents develop the agenda for and facilitate each of these meetings.

Committee on Fraternal Affairs (COFA)

The Committee on Fraternal Affairs (COFA) is a standing committee established to advise the College President or his/her designee on any and all issues that relate to fraternity and sorority policy and recognition at SUNY-Plattsburgh. COFA makes recommendations to the Inter-Sorority Association and Interfraternity Council. Upon a vote for a policy change by both councils, the change is recommended by the Director of Fraternity/Sorority Life and Vice President for Student Affairs to the College President for approval. The Committee also serves in an advisory capacity.

The committee consists of the following representatives: Director of Fraternity/Sorority Life (Chair), Vice President for Student Affairs (Ex-Officio), Graduate Assistant for Fraternity/Sorority Life, Inter-Sorority Association President, Interfraternity Council President, Chapter Accreditation Program Coordinator, Student Association President (or Ex-Officio), a sorority representative at large, a fraternity representative at large, one male and one female non-affiliated student at large, two faculty/staff who serve as advisors to fraternities/sororities, two faculty/staff who do not serve as an advisor, and one fraternity or sorority alumnus.

Strategic Planning Committee

The Fraternity/Sorority Strategic Planning Committee convenes every three years and consists of approximately 15 fraternity/sorority leaders. Their charge is develop a tentative strategic plan framework to be approved by all fraternal organizations and used by the governance councils to guide their goal setting.


Contact Information

For more information about Fraternity/Sorority Life at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Allison Swick-Duttine
Director of Fraternity/Sorority Life 
Angell College Center 106
Phone: (518) 564-4825