List of Latino Greek-letter organizations

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Latino Greek-letter organizations, in the North American student fraternity and sorority system, refer to general or social organizations oriented to students having a special interest in Latino culture and identity.

National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations[edit]

The National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations is an umbrella council for 20 Latino Greek Letter Organizations.

Organization Name Letters Founding Date University Type
Alpha Pi Sigma ΑΠΣ March 10, 1990 San Diego State University Sorority
Alpha Psi Lambda ΑΨΛ February 11, 1985 Ohio State University Coed
Gamma Zeta Alpha ΓZΑ December 3, 1987 California State University, Chico Fraternity
Gamma Alpha Omega ΓΑΩ January 25, 1993 Arizona State University Sorority
Gamma Phi Omega ΓΦΩ April 17, 1991 Indiana University Sorority
Kappa Delta Chi ΚΔΧ April 6, 1987 Texas Tech University Sorority
Lambda Alpha Upsilon ΛΑΥ December 10, 1985 SUNY Buffalo Fraternity
Lambda Theta Alpha ΛΘΑ December 1975 Kean College Sorority
Lambda Theta Nu ΛΘΝ March 11, 1986 California State University, Chico Sorority
Lambda Theta Phi ΛΘΦ December 1, 1975 Kean College Fraternity
Lambda Pi Upsilon ΛΠΥ November 6, 1992 SUNY Geneseo Sorority
Lambda Pi Chi ΛΠΧ April 16, 1988 Cornell University Sorority
Lambda Sigma Upsilon ΛΣΥ April 5, 1979 Rutgers University - New Brunswick Fraternity
Lambda Upsilon Lambda ΛΥΛ February 19, 1982 Cornell University Fraternity
Sigma Iota Alpha ΣΙΑ September 29, 1990 SUNY Albany, SUNY Stony Brook, SUNY New Paltz and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Sorority
Sigma Lambda Alpha ΣΛΑ October 5, 1992 Texas Woman's University Sorority
Sigma Lambda Upsilon ΣΛΥ December 1, 1987 SUNY Binghamton Sorority
Phi Iota Alpha ΦΙΑ December 26, 1931 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Fraternity
Chi Upsilon Sigma ΧΥΣ April 29, 1980 Rutgers University Sorority
Omega Phi Beta ΩΦΒ March 15, 1989 SUNY Albany Sorority

North-American Interfraternity Conference[edit]

Six fraternities are affiliated with the North-American Interfraternity Conference.

Organization Name Letters Founding Date University Type
Nu Alpha Kappa NAK February 26, 1988 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo Fraternity
Lambda Theta Phi (Chapters) ΛΘΦ December 1, 1975 Kean College Fraternity
Lambda Sigma Upsilon (Chapters) ΛΣΥ April 5, 1979 Rutgers University - New Brunswick Fraternity
Sigma Lambda Beta (Chapters) ΣΛB April 4, 1986 University of Iowa Fraternity
Phi Iota Alpha (Chapters) ΦΙΑ December 26, 1931 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Fraternity
Omega Delta Phi (Chapters) ΩΔΦ November 25, 1987 Texas Tech University Fraternity

Concilio Interfraternitario de Puerto Rico[edit]

Five Puerto Rican fraternities and two sororities compose the Concilio Interfraternitario de Puerto Rico (Puerto Rican Interfraternity Council). The five fraternities are also members of the Concilio Interfraternitario Puertorriqueño de la Florida (Puerto Rican Interfraternity Council in Florida).

Organization Name Letters Founding Date University Type
Alpha Beta Chi ABX 1941 University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus Fraternity
Eta Gamma Delta HΓΔ March 1928 University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus Sorority
Mu Alpha Phi MAΦ October 24, 1927 University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus Sorority
Nu Sigma Beta NΣB October 1937 University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus Fraternity
Phi Eta Mu ΦHM 1923 University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus Fraternity
Phi Delta Gamma ΦΔΓ April 25, 1942 University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez Fraternity
Phi Sigma Alpha (Chapters) ΦΣΑ October 22, 1928 University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus Fraternity

Independent[edit]

Twenty three organizations are not affiliated with any National Umbrella Council.

Organization Name Letters Founding Date University Type
Alpha Rho Lambda ΑΡΛ 1993-03-26 Yale University Sorority
Alpha Sigma Omega ΑΣΩ 1997-04-26 Syracuse University Sorority
Gamma Ce Upsilon ΓCΥ 1989-11-03 SUNY Stony Brook Sorority
Gamma Iota Omicron ΓΙO 2006-02-07 Washington State University Fraternity
Gamma Phi Sigma ΓΦΣ 1992-04-16 Temple University Fraternity
Delta Pi Rho ΔΠΡ 2004-12-09 Purdue University Fraternity
Delta Sigma Chi[1] ΔΣΧ 1987-08-31 California State University, Long Beach Coed
Delta Tau Lambda ΔΤΛ 1994-04-02 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Sorority
Delta Phi Mu ΔΦM 1991-08-28 Purdue University Sorority
Lambda Iota Upsilon ΛΙΥ 1998-10-18 SUNY Delhi Fraternity
Lambda Kappa Kappa ΛΚΚ 1994-12-13 Texas Christian University Fraternity
Lambda Phi Delta ΛΦΔ 1988-11-17 SUNY Buffalo Sorority
Mu Iota Upsilon MΙΥ 1999-05-02 SUNY Delhi Sorority
Hermandad de Oquichtli Macuilli Tonatiuh O eMe T 1996-01-21 Washington State University Fraternity
Pi Lambda Chi ΠΛΧ 1994-05-05 University of Colorado at Boulder Sorority
Sigma Delta[2] ΣΔ 1996-04-12 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Sorority
Sigma Delta Alpha ΣΔΑ 1992-05-05 San Jose State University Fraternity
Sigma Delta Lambda ΣΔΛ 1996-09-26 Texas State University–San Marcos Sorority
Sigma Lambda Gamma ΣΛΓ 1990-04-09 University of Iowa Sorority
Sigma Pi Alpha ΣΠΑ 1996-05-02 University of California, Berkeley Sorority
Sigma Omega Nu ΣΩΝ 1996-11-06 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo Sorority
Phi Delta Psi Eta ΦΔΨH 1992-07-23 Pennsylvania State University - University Park Fraternity
Phi Lambda Rho ΦΛΡ 1993-11-13 California State University, Stanislaus Sorority

Afro-Latino Organizations[edit]

Five fraternities and two sororities define themselves, not as Latino Greeks, but as Afro-Latino organizations.

Organization Name Letters Founding Date University Type
Alpha Beta Sigma ABΣ 1998-02-06 SUNY Buffalo Sorority
Beta Kappa Psi BKΨ 1992-10-14 New Jersey Institute of Technology Fraternity
Beta Sigma Kappa BΣK 1998-03-16 SUNY Buffalo Fraternity
Malika Kambe Umfazi MKU 1995-06-16 SUNY Buffalo Sorority
Malik (Former Malik Sigma Psi) MΣΨ 1977-05-13 Long Island University Fraternity
Xi Theta Psi ΞΘΨ 1995-03-05 Syracuse University Fraternity
Sigma Phi Rho ΣΦP 1979-11-13 Wagner College Fraternity

Defunct[edit]

Fifteen organizations are no longer in existence.

Organization Name Letters Founding Date University Type
Beta Lambda Delta ΒΛΔ 1993-10-13 Johnson & Wales University Fraternity
Zeta Phi Gamma ZΦΓ 1993-12-17 Texas Tech University Sorority
Kappa Alpha Rho ΚΑΡ 1991-00-00 University of Texas at Austin Sorority
Lambda Tau Delta ΛΤΔ SUNY Buffalo Sorority
Pi Delta Phi a ΠΔΦ 1916-00-00 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Fraternity
Pi Theta Chi ΠΘΧ Sorority
Sigma Alpha Chi ΣΑΧ 1997-04-15 Missouri State University Sorority
Sigma Delta Alpha c ΣΔΑ 1928-10-22 University of Puerto Rico Fraternity
Sigma Iota b ΣΙ 1912-03-12 Louisiana State University Fraternity
Sigma Lambda Sigma ΣΛΣ 1993-10-13 Johnson & Wales University Sorority
Phi Chi Delta[3] ΦXΔ 1913-02-00 Louisiana State University Fraternity
Phi Zeta Chi ΦΖΧ Fraternity
Phi Theta Chi ΦΘΧ 1992-02-27 Binghamton University Sorority
Phi Lambda Alpha a b ΦΛA 1919-00-00 University of California, Berkeley Fraternity
Quetzal QZ Sorority
a Merged in 1921 to form Phi Lambda Alpha.
b Merged in 1931 to form Phi Iota Alpha.
c Merged in 1934 with the Alpha Boriquen Militant Chapter of Phi Iota Alpha to become Phi Sigma Alpha.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delta Sigma Chi Co-ed Fraternity". California State University, Fullerton. Retrieved 3 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "History". Sigma Delta Sorority. Retrieved 3 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Baird, William Raimond; Alvan E. Duerr (1940). Baird's Manual of American College Fraternities. Menasha, Wisconsin: G. Banta Pub. Co. p. 754.