At James Madison University, the Fraternity and Sorority Life staff understand the need to collaborate with all stakeholders including our advisor and headquarters partners. We hope that this page provides you all with resources that assist in providing a more thorough understanding of our community at JMU.

Community Overview

Accreditation Program
The chapter accreditation program is Fraternity and Sorority Life’s way of assessing the health of our organizations on an annual basis. The top-scoring organizations in each category are awarded bronze, silver, or gold status.

Accreditation Program Description 

Excellence Awards Program
At our annual Excellence Awards Banquet, we seek to recognize and honor our community members for their work in all of these areas.

Please Note: Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the Accreditation Process was paused for 2020. Updated Accreditation will be done for 2021 at the end of the Fall 2021 Semester. 

Excellence Awards Program Description 

Excellence Awards Recipients 2019 
Excellence Awards Recipients 2018
Excellence Awards Recipients 2017

Grade Reports

The Grade Report shows the academic performance for each of our organizations semester to semester compared to the overall JMU academic statistics.

Grade Report Spring 2021
Grade Report Fall 2020
Grade Report for Spring 2020
Grade Report Spring 2019
Grade Report Fall 2018
Grade Report Spring 2018
Grade Report Fall 2017
Grade Report Spring 2017

Conduct Overview

Social fraternity and sorority organizational misconduct is handled by a combination of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life professional staff and student staff known as the Student Hearing Officers.

Standards Policy
All organizations advised by the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life are expected to abide by and uphold the laws and policies of the United States of America, the Commonwealth of Virginia, the City of Harrisonburg, and James Madison University.  Any member of the Fraternity & Sorority Life Community is eligible to sponsor an amendment to the Standards Policy.

JMU Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Council Standards Policy

JMU Resources

The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life recognizes and highlights the wealth of programs and resources that have been developed by our campus partners.

Academic Achievement 
Resources in this section are aimed at assisting in finding programs and resources to help members in the classroom and in their pursuits of practicums, internships, and jobs.

Career and Academic Planning 

Disability Services

Learning Strategies Instruction

Prestigious Scholarships 

Citizenship and Social Responsibility 
Resources in this section focus on helping members better understand the various communities that they are a part of while at JMU in an effort to ensure that they become engaged and enlightened citizens.

Event Management 

Ethical Reasoning in Action 

JMU Hazing Policy

JMU Student Handbook 

Title IX

Member Development
Resources in this section target the personal and professional development of all members.

Counseling Center Outreach Services

Dean of Students

Diversity Education Empowerment (D.E.E.P. IMPACT) Program

Student Leadership Center



Philanthropy and Service 
Resources in this section assist members connect with service opportunities locally, nationally, and internationally.

Alternative Break Program

Madison Community Scholars

Service Placements 

National Resources 

The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life recognizes and highlights the important resources that our industry partners have created.

Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors Advising Channel 

Holmes Murphy Fraternal Education Resources 

National Panhellenic Conference

North American Interfraternity Conference 

Phired Up Productions 

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