About CFSD

Why We Exist:

The Center Fraternity and Sorority Development exists to develop engaging programs and processes that enable and support UConn fraternity and sorority members to live out their organizational values, address significant challenges, and create an inclusive and safe membership experience. CFSD creates conditions for fraternity and sorority membership at UConn and our students create the fraternity and sorority experience.

What We Do (Our Priorities):

  • Health and Wellbeing: We want our fraternity and sorority members to be emotionally, mentally, and physically healthy. Through the Expectations of Excellence, educational programs and chapter and council advising, we provide tools and resources community need to create a safe and healthy environment which encourages all members to take responsibility for both their own safety and well-being and that of the community.
  • Inclusion and Access: We support a sense of inclusion and belonging for all members in our community. CFSD facilitates programs that aim to promote diversity and inclusion and remove barriers to our community.
  • Support and Development: We want our members to feel connected in the fraternity and sorority community and to develop as citizens and leaders in their future m communities. Our programs and advising help students build and develop leadership, personal, and professional skills.

How We Do Our Work (Our Core Values):

  • Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Efficiency

Self-Governance

Fraternities and sororities are self-governing organizations that are responsible for following policies and procedures outlined by their inter/national organization, their respective governing council, and the University of Connecticut. The Center for Fraternity and Sorority Development includes full-time staff that support the University’s purpose and mission. Learn more about our team that supports the UConn fraternity and sorority community here: Meet Our Team!