Gamma Phi Beta Facilities
Living in a facility of Gamma Phi Beta is an integral part of Sorority membership, whether it's a house for 60 women or a dorm floor created for 15 members.
Many chapters of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority have Sorority facilities either owned by the local house corporation board (HCB) or the university. Alumnae who serve as elected members of each HCB manage these facilities. With more than $85 million in property assets, our HCBs oversee a substantial investment.
Gamma Phi Beta policy is for all members to live in a Sorority facility unless:
- The member is living at home with her parents/guardians
- University rules prohibit living in the facility
- Employment prevents living in the facility
- The facility is fully occupied
It’s up to each chapter (not the HCB) to determine its preference for living in or out of the Sorority facility – and is usually based on campus norms of other sororities.
Responsibilities of the HCB can include:
- Serving as the landlord for the chapter
- Employing a house director and other necessary staff
- Maintaining a safe, comfortable facility
- Planning for future needs of the chapter
Currently, 47 houses are owned and managed by Gamma Phi Beta house corporation boards. A similar number of boards supervise university-owned facilities including rentals, dorms, lodges, suites and chapter rooms.