Expansion Requests

University Expansion Policy

Recognition as a Fraternity/Sorority organization at Cal State East Bay is open to recognized national/international organizations as well as regional and local organizations. Each inter/national organization must be in good standing with one of the following umbrella organizations: 

  • National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations, Inc. (NALFO)
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) 
  • National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) 
  • North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) 

Exceptions may be granted for multicultural or special interest Fraternity/Sorority organizations which are not affiliated with the above umbrella organizations but are part of a local, national, or international organization with appropriate insurance coverage and support. 

A review of the Cal State East Bay environment for expansion readiness shall include the following: 

  • The stability and membership retention rates of recognized chapters as determined by the Office of Student Life and Leadership Programs 
  • Formal assessed interest and documented need from students 
  • Enrollment trends 
  • The number of men/women involved in Student Organizations/Interest Groups - The number of men/women involved in Fraternity/Sorority Recruitment
  • The number of inter/national Fraternity/Sorority organizations expressing interest in colonizing at the university 
  • Support from area alumni 

Steps for Expansion

Any Fraternity/Sorority Organization seeking to expand at Cal State East Bay will follow the Fraternity & Sorority Life Expansion Policy. It is recommended that interested organizations contact the Fraternity/Sorority Life Advisor to confirm the campus readiness for expansion and thus the anticipated review cycle.

  1. Review the Fraternity & Sorority Life Expansion Policy
  2. Download the Initial Request for Expansion to complete and submit the request to greeklife@csueastbay.edu
  3. Download the Fraternity & Sorority Life Expansion Checklist to assist with the additional required information after the Initial Request for Expansion has been reviewed


Contact Fraternity/Sorority Life Advisor at greeklife@csueastbay.edu or Student Life and Leadership Programs at (510) 885-3657 or studentlife@csueastbay.edu with questions regarding this policy.