In fraternity and sorority life, there are many forms of accountability due to the multiple reporting structures that we have. Each of the following individual entities are unique and adjudicate a specific set of policies. At a glance, these are:

Purpose, Mission and/or Responsibilities:  The AUHB is a professional, student-led board that aims to hold student organizations accountable in a respectful, open-minded manner. The board upholds the Student Conduct Code through constructive forms of accountability and strives for fairness and education through the decision-making process.  The board’s goals are to:

  1. Implement restorative justice;
  2. Address behavior that impacts the community;
  3. Ask pertinent questions in hearings; and to
  4. Seek open communication with student organizations and within the AUHB.

Responsible for Adjudicating:  Alleged infractions of the Student Conduct Code

Eligibility and Term:  Members from organizations in good standing holding regular, associate, or affiliate membership in a Colorado State University Governing Council shall be eligible to serve as a Representative to the AUHB.  The AUHB is seeking 3-5 representatives, with at least one representative per council, for each academic year.

  • Applicants must be an active member in good standing with their chapter; must have at least a 2.500 cumulative grade point average prior to applying and maintain a 2.500 cumulative grade point average throughout term of representation.
  • Chapter Presidents are ineligible to serve as Representatives on the AUHB.
  • The All University Hearing Board meets weekly and all AUHB Representatives must be available during this time for the entire academic year.
  • If the organization of which you are a member comes before the AUHB, you will be asked to recuse yourself from that hearing.

Learn More:  The Student Conduct Code outlines expectations of student organizations and the responsibilities of the All University Hearing Board.

The fraternity and sorority Joint Judicial Board adjudicates join fraternity and sorority policies.

  • To learn more about community policies, click here.
  • To learn more about the joint judicial board, click here.
Purpose, Mission and/or Responsibilities:  The IFC shall be a self-governing organization with an independent Judicial Board which shall have jurisdiction over cases involving alleged Member Fraternity violations, including but not limited to:

  1. The IFC Constitution, Bylaws, Code of Conduct, and other policies.
  2. Fraternity & Sorority Community Joint Risk Management Policy
  3. IFC Academic Policy
  4. IFC Recruitment Rules
  5. The general values-based conduct of fraternity men.

Responsible for Adjudicating:  The Judicial Board shall perform all duties and be subject to all regulations contained within the IFC Judicial Policy in the Bylaws.

Eligibility and Term:  In order to serve as the IFC Justice for a Member Fraternity on the IFC Judicial Board, an individual must meet the following requirements:

  1. Be an Active Member or New Member, in good standing, of an IFC Member Fraternity.
  2. Be devoted to the general ideals and principles of fraternity life and conduct himself in a professional manner consistent with the mission and purpose of the IFC, as defined within its Constitution.
  3. Have a working knowledge of the IFC Constitution and Bylaws, Colorado State University policies, NIC Standards, and Joint risk management policies.

The term of office for IFC Justices shall be for one calendar year after being selected as an IFC Justice.

Learn More:  visit the Interfraternity Council page of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life website.

Purpose, Mission and/or Responsibilities:  The Judicial Board will be responsible for matters involving council regulations and organization disputes.  In addition, violations by members belonging to the board may result in disciplinary action against an individual in accordance with Fraternity and Sorority Life regulations.  The Vice President of Risk Management and Judicial shall preside as Chair of the Judicial Board.

Responsible for Adjudicating:  Multicultural Greek Council Policies and Bylaws

Eligibility and Term:  The Judicial Board shall consist of the elected members by the Multicultural Greek Council chapters. Not every Multicultural Greek Council member organization has to be represented within the Judicial Board.

  1. Applications for Judicial board will be due at the same time that Multicultural Greek Council Officer Applications are due. Elections must take place before the following calendar year.
  2. Members running for Judicial Board must be active in their respective chapter for a semester as well as have a 2.5 cumulative and semester GPA.
  3. There shall be training sessions for the Judicial Board once per calendar year.  Training sessions shall be attended by the Multicultural Greek Council Advisor, Vice President of Risk Management and Judicial, and President.

Learn More:  visit the Multicultural Greek Council page of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life website.

The Panhellenic Association at Colorado State University follows the resolution processes set forth in the National Panhellenic Conference Unanimous Agreements and Manual of Information to resolve internal conflict. The Joint Judicial Board and All University Hearing Board require representation from the Panhellenic Association, so members may choose to apply to serve on either board or both boards to assist with community accountability at Colorado State University.