National Pan-Hellenic Council

The National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc. (NPHC) is the umbrella organization for the nine (9) historically African-African American fraternities and sororities.   It was organized in May 1930 at Howard University, Washington D.C.  The stated purpose of the organization as written in 1930 is, "Unanimity of thought and action, as far as possible, in the conduct of Greek letter collegiate fraternities and sororities, and to consider problems of mutual interest to its member organizations."

Mercer's NPHC chapters include:

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

NPHC Organizations

NPHC Intake

For more information, please contact the Office of Greek Life
(478) 301-2987




Delayed Recruitment

Mercer practices "delayed recruitment." This means that Greek organizations do not actively recruit during the first few weeks of the fall semester. All first year students, male and female, must abide by the contact policies in place during this time. Violations can result in the inability to join a chapter. For a full explanation of the policy please read our Delayed Recruitment Guidelines.


For more information, please contact the Office of Campus Life

(478) 301-2868