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Standards & Accountability

The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Affairs proudly adopts the Association of Fraternity & Sorority Advisor’s Code of Ethics:

This Code of Ethics for members of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors serves to promote and maintain the highest standards of advising and personal conduct among its members. Adherence to these principles by members of the Association is encouraged, and such performance serves to assure public confidence in the integrity and service of advisors to men’s and women’s fraternities. As a member of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors, we personally commit our office to these provisions and will be ever mindful of the importance of acting on these ethical principles during our daily practice as student affairs professionals.

We promise to:

  • Maintain the highest standard of personal conduct.
  • Actively promote and encourage the highest level of ethics within the profession and my institution or organization.
  • Maintain loyalty to the institution that employs me and pursue its objectives in ways that are consistent with the public interest.
  • Recognize and discharge my responsibility and that of my institution or organization to uphold all laws and regulations relating to my institution’s or organization’s policies and activities.
  • Strive for excellence in all aspects of management and leadership of my institution or organization.
  • Use only legal and ethical means in all of my institution or organization’s activities.
  • Serve all members of my institution impartially.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of privileged information entrusted or known to me by virtue of my position.
  • Refuse to engage in, or countenance, discrimination on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability.
  • Always communicate the institution’s internal and external statements in a truthful and accurate manner by assuring that there is integrity in the data and information used by my institution or organization.
  • Cooperate in every reasonable and proper way with other fraternity advisors, and work with them in the advancement of the profession of fraternity advising.
  • Use every opportunity to improve public understanding of the role of fraternity advising.