The success of the Fraternity & Sorority community depends on the advisory support of chapter advisors, faculty advisors, and inter/national headquarter staff. Engaged volunteers are essential to the continued growth of our chapters. 

Types of fraternity and sorority volunteer advisors

  • Faculty Advisors (concentrating mainly on scholarship issues)
  • Chapter/Grad Advisors (concentrating mainly on chapter operations such as leadership, recruitment/intake, standards, etc.)
  • House Corporations (concentrating on housing issues, for those groups with houses)

Policies and Forms


NIU Relationship Statement (list of minimum expectation for the university and chapters)
Roster Update Policy (policy regarding policy changes and deadlines)
On-Campus Student Organization Events Policy (policies regarding events occurring on university grounds)
Off Campus Event Policy (policies regarding events occurring outside the university limits)


Off-Campus Event Registration Form (Must be submitted via Huskie Link by the Thursday the week prior to the event)
Prospective Member Form (Due November 15th or April 15th)
Roster Addition Form (Due November 15th or April 15th)
Roster Removal Form (Due November 15th or April 15th)
Initiation List (Due one (1) week after initiation)
Notification of Conducting Intake (Due September 15th or February 15th)
Notification of Abstaining from Intake (Due September 15th or February 15th)


Relationship Statement Checklist and Deadlines (Important dates and deadlines for presidents throughout the year)



The Definition of an Advisor
How the Advisor can assist the organization
General Advising Tips
Roles and Responsibilities of an Advisor