Joint Judicial Board

The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life and Governing Councils offer members the opportunity to get involved with community accountability in multiple ways outside of chapter accountability processes. To learn more about council and University processes, click on the links below.

To participate, applicants must be in good standing with their council and the University and have a desire to assist with elevating collective community standards. Application dates vary by council, yet are widely advertised early in the fall semester. Those with questions should contact Zach Knight, Accountability Specialist, at

Purpose, Mission, and Responsibilities

The Joint Judicial Board allows for cooperative judicial hearings across IFC, MGC, NPHC, and PHA, offering consistency in hearings and outcomes associated with any violation of fraternity and sorority community joint policies.

Eligibility & Terms

The Joint Judicial Board is seeking members to serve as Representatives for one year. These members will be randomly selected throughout the academic year to represent their specific council during Joint Judicial Board meetings.

  • Applicants must be initiated in their respective chapters, in good standing with their respective chapters, and be in good standing with the University.
  • Chapter Presidents are ineligible to serve as Representatives on the Joint Judicial Board.
  • The Joint Judicial Board meets weekly throughout the academic year. All Representatives must be available during this time for the entire academic year.
  • If the organization of which you are a member comes before the Joint Judicial Board, you will be asked to recuse yourself from that hearing.

Learn More

Visit the Community Policies on the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life website to learn more about current policies.