There are currently seven Professional Fraternity Council organizations recognized at UC Merced.
Alpha Kappa Psi is a Professional Co-ed Business Fraternity founded in 1904 with the purpose of developing its members into principled business leaders. Originally founded by 4 men at New York University, the professional organization now has nearly 300,000 initiates. At UC Merced, Alpha Kappa Psi has opened its fraternity to members of all majors.
Delta Sigma Pi prepares business students for successful professional careers but also instills values of service and principled leadership that characterize Deltasigs in all phases of life. With nearly 300,000 initiates, our members make a difference in their workplaces and communities throughout the United States and around the world. At UC Merced, Delta Sigma Pi is exclusive to students in the fields of Management and Business Economics, and Economics
Theta Tau is the oldest, largest, and foremost Fraternity for Engineers. Since its founding at the University of Minnesota in 1904, over 40,000 brothers have been initiated over the years. With emphasis on quality and a strong fraternal bond, the Fraternity has chapters only at ABET (American Board for Engineering & Technology) accredited schools.
Alpha Phi Omega is the single most represented co-educational intercollegiate service organization in the United States. Since 1925, more than 525,000 members on over 375 campuses, continue to provide more service on more campuses than any other collegiate service organization.
Delta Epsilon Mu, Inc. is the premier professional pre-health co-ed fraternity encompassing individuals from various backgrounds including medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary studies, and public health. Delta Epsilon Mu, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is currently the only pre-health fraternity in the nation.
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International strives to be the premier legal professional organization with a diverse membership that cultivates leaders and serves as a voice for the role of legal professionalism in our society
In October of 1904, Aaron Brown and eight of his friends founded Phi Delta Epsilon at Cornell University Medical College. Phi Delta Epsilon has grown from a small insular group to a diverse, all-inclusive organization. We have done this by making our motto live: Facta Non-Verba, Deeds Not Words. And, indeed, we will continue to prosper, grow, and spread the warmth of our fraternalism into the future.