Student Organizations

Student Organizations and Student Conduct

The Office of Community Standards & Student Conduct holds jurisdiction over student organization conduct matters. The NIU Student Code of Conduct is applicable to student organizations. The NIU Student Code of Conduct outlines the rights and responsibilities of a recognized student organziation. Additionally, the Student Code of Conduct outlines the procedure which will be undertaken when the Office responds to an alleged violation of the Student Code of Conduct by a student organization. In addition to the NIU Student Code of Conduct, student organizations are required to comply with all other applicable NIU policies and procedures. For a list of applicable policies, please visit the Forms and Policies webpage of Student Involvement & Leaderhip Development website.

Click here to see minimum sanctions applicable to Recognized Student Organizations

Student Organizations with Outstanding Sanctions at NIU


Incident Date

Student Code of Conduct/

Policy Violation

Outstanding Sanction(s)

Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity 10-25-2013 Off Campus Social PolicyAlcohol-Providing to a Minor Loss of Privileges, Requirement to propose and complete an alcohol education program for the university

Student Organizations on University Disciplinary Probation at NIU

The following student organizations are currently on University Disciplinary Probation with Northern Illinois University: 



Student Code of Conduct/

Policy Violation

Expiration of Probation

Alpha Kappa Lambda


Off Campus Social Policy


Student Organizations Not Currently Recognized by NIU

The following student organizations are not currently recognized by Northern Illinois University:

Loss of Recognized Student Organization Status means that the organization cannot:

Recruit members; Hold events or; Utilize university space for functions

Organization Student Code of Conduct/ Policy Violation Expiration of Loss of Recognized Student Organization Status
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Hazing 06-27-2016
Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity

1. Hazing

2. Disruptive Behavior

3. Drugs

4. Alcohol-Providing to a Minor

Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority

1. Hazing

2. Abuse (Physical)

3. Abuse (Verbal, Threats)

4. Disruptive Behavior

Sigma Pi Fraternity

1. Hazing

2. Off Campus Social Event Policy

3. Abuse (Student Conduct System, Failure to Comply)

4. Disruptive Behavior