Fraternities and sororities play an important role in RIT student life. Currently, about 5% of RIT's student body belongs to a fraternity or sorority.
Social fraternities and sororities constitute the vast majority of fraternities and sororities operating at RIT. Collectively referred to as "the Greeks", the members of these organizations make up about 5-7% of the student body annually. They are represented in Student Government by Greek Council and are supported by the staff of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life.
There are six sororities with chapters at RIT that do not have any particular ethnic focus. Together they collaborate to form the College Panhellenic Council. The six chapters are: