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Standards Of Fraternal Excellence

The Standards Of Fraternal Excellence is an annual evaluation and awards program for our fraternity and sorority chapters. The purposes of this program are to:

  • Encourage chapters to uphold the missions, values and standards of their respective organizations and promote the Fraternity & Sorority Life community values of leadership, scholarship, citizenship, stewardship and friendship;
  • Assess the organizational health of each chapter and the overall fraternity and sorority community and provide feedback for chapters on strengths and growth areas;
  • Demonstrate the value and relevance of Fraternity & Sorority Life at ESU;
  • Gather data for use in marketing Fraternity & Sorority Life; and
  • Reward chapters who demonstrate values-action congruence.

Program Overview & Application Guidelines

Standards of Fraternal Excellence (S.O.F.E.)

S.O.F.E. Packet (Word Version)

Assessment Matrices & Scoring

Chapter Relevance Plan Rubric

Oral External Evaluation Rubric

Chapter Material

Chapter Timeline 

Chapter Checklist