Expectations of Recognition


The University of California, Los Angeles believes that fraternities and sororities can contribute significantly and positively to the quality of the undergraduate experience by providing opportunities for the development of leadership skills, civic involvement, intellectual growth and the bond of impactful lifelong relationships. The University recognizes and affiliates itself with fraternities and sororities through the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life. The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life is responsible for creating and implementing those policies necessary for the growth and development of the fraternal community on campus.

It is the goal of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life to create and hold clear expectations of recognized fraternities and sororities on campus. Therefore, this Expectations of Recognition document has been created and distributed to communicate those minimum standards of all social fraternities and sororities at UCLA. These expectations are meant to be reviewed and reaffirmed by the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life and each undergraduate chapter every calendar year. When all expectations are upheld, the organization is to be fully recognized as in good standing. When a chapter fails to meet the expectations outlined in this document, it is subject to disciplinary action ranging from educational sanctions to removal of recognition.

COVID-19 Modifications: Given the current state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, these expectations have been adjusted to reflect the need for additional information for how the chapter is responding to campus, county, and state guidelines and restrictions. The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life will coordinate with UCLA emergency and health response services to assist the chapter in reviewing their polices and procedures to be aligned with gathering and communal living requirements. Due to the modifications needed to respond to the pandemic, OFSL will require that all chapters resubmit this signed document by September 15, 2020.

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Expectations of Recognition

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        MyUCLA Signatory & Profile Changes

        Current Signatories or Group Administrators have access to make changes on the MyUCLA chapter/council profile page. 

        Login to MyUCLA using your UCLA credentials: https://sa.ucla.edu/RCO. You can also navigate here from the homepage by selecting "Campus Life" and then "Student Organizations".

        Search for your chapter/council and click on the name to get to your organization's profile page. 

        On your organization’s profile, you should see “ Edit Profile ”. If you don’t see “ Edit Profile ” contact your current signatories to make you a group administrator. Click “ Edit Profile” and make the needed changes. If you are making a signatory change, you will need to have the following information: New signatories' Name and UID. Click " Save " when completed.

        Each new signatory will receive an email asking them to approve/deny the signatory request. They can also log into MyUCLA, navigate to the "Student Organizations" page and select "Signatory Requests" in the top left corner. They will need to approve of the request to become a signatory. Your OFSL staff advisor will need to approve of the changes.

        You can check the status of your change request here: https://sa.ucla.edu/RCO/submittedrequests

        Please contact your staff advisor if you are unable to access your chapter/council's profile page.