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Interfraternity Council

The Interfraternity Council (IFC) is the local governing body for North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) fraternity chapters at the Central Michigan University. IFC works to promote the highest ideals of scholarship, leadership, service, and fraternalism among its member organizations. IFC provides educational programming on a variety of topics to fraternity chapters and their members including leadership, risk management, alcohol awareness, and scholarship. IFC consists of a 10 member-elected executive council and a legislative body of fraternity representatives.

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National Founding Date: December 8, 1845

Local Founding Date: April 30, 1993

Colors: Cardinal and stone

Flower: Cardinal rose and yellow tea rose

Symbol: Phoenix

Philanthropies: RAINN, Ronald McDonald House, Humane Society, Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America, Homes for our Troops

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National Founding Date: August 8, 1839

Local Founding Date: November 10, 1985

Colors: Delicate shades of pink and blue

Flower: Queen of the prairie rose

Symbol: Dragon

Philanthropies: United Way and Mount Pleasant Discovery Museum

Open Motto: Cooperation makes strength

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National Founding Date: December 24, 1824

Local Founding Date: October 7, 2017

Colors: Scarlet and blue

Symbol: Chakett

Philanthropies: RAINN

Open Motto: Truth, honor and personal integrity

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National Founding Date: December 10, 1869

Local Founding Date: November 17, 2012

Colors: Scarlet red and Emerald green

Flower: Lily of the Valley

Symbol: Star and crescent

Philanthropies: Military Heroes Campaign

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National Founding Date: December 30, 1848

Local Founding Date: November 7, 2015

Colors: Blue and white

Flower: White carnation

Symbol: The owl

Philanthropies: The ALS Foundation “Life Like Lou”

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National Founding Date: March 1856

Local Founding Date: April 24, 2004

Colors: Royal purple and old gold

Flower: Violet

Symbol: Lion, Flure de Lis, Minerva, Phoenix

Philanthropies: Children’s Miracle Network

Open Motto: True gentlemen

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National Founding Date: June 28, 1855

Local Founding Date: April 29, 1967

Colors: Blue and Old Gold

Flower: White Rose

Symbol: The White Cross

Philanthropies: Children's Miracle Network and Huntsman Cancer Institute, Merlin Olsen Day of Service

Open Motto: In Hoc Signo Vinces (In this sign you shall conquer)

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National Founding Date: June 28, 1920

Local Founding Date: January 31, 1941

Colors: Azure and white

Flower: White rose

Symbol: Knight

Philanthropies: Special Olympics, H.A.T.S. (Humane Animal Treatment Society)

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National Founding Date: February 26, 1897

Local Founding Date: April 12, 2014

Colors: Lavender and white with gold as an auxiliary

Flower: Lavender orchid

Symbol: Owl

Philanthropies: The “ACE” Project and Donate Life

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National Founding Date: January 10, 1899

Local Founding Date: May 29, 1954

Colors: Crimson Lake and Pure Silver

Flower: Red Carnation

Symbol: Equilateral Triangle

Philanthropies: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

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