NIC University

A series of training and education programs for member fraternity staff and national volunteers focused on the structure, work, and initiatives of the Conference.

10 topical programs will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2 pm ET between July 6 and August 5. Participants can attend one session or all sessions. Sessions will be recorded and shared on this page.

Pre-registration is required.

Available Programs:


NIC 101 – Role and Function of the NIC

Tuesday, July 6 – 2:00 PM ET

This session will provide an overview of the NIC’s role as a trade association including the governance, structure, and operations of the Conference and NIC team.



NIC 102 – NIC Standards and Position Statements

Thursday, July 8 – 2:00 PM ET

This session will focus on the Governance of the Conference, specifically NIC Standards and Position Statements.



NIC 103 – Health and Safety Guidelines 

Tuesday, July 13 – 2:00 PM ET

This session will discuss the recently adopted NIC Health and Safety Guidelines, the related IFC Standard Operating Procedures, and Conference Health and Safety education and training initiatives.



NIC 104 – Current Trends and NIC Priorities 

Thursday, July 15 – 2:00 PM ET

This session will discuss key Conference priorities and trends affecting higher education and the fraternity industry.



NIC 201 – Relationship with Campus Partners and Interfraternity Councils

Tuesday, July 20 – 2:00 PM ET

This session will focus on Conference efforts and strategies in working with campus partners and supporting campus fraternity communities and local Interfraternity Councils.



NIC 202 – IFC Standard Operating Procedures 

Thursday, July 22 – 2:00 PM ET

This session will focus on the recently created IFC Standard Operating Procedures and Conference strategies to work with Interfraternity Councils to achieve alignment.



NIC 203 – Marketing, Communications and PR Support 

Tuesday, July 27 – 2:00 PM ET | Rescheduled to Tuesday, August 10 – 2:00 PM ET

This session will discuss NIC PR support, services, and strategy as well as fraternity marketing initiatives.



NIC 301 – NIC Campus Advocacy Protocols 

Thursday, July 29 – 2:00 PM ET | Rescheduled to Thursday, August 12 – 2:00 PM ET

This session will focus on NIC Campus Advocacy protocols for addressing campus concerns and policy or process conflicts with NIC position statements.



NIC 302 – Research Agenda and Priorities 

Tuesday, August 3 – 2:00 PM ET

This session will discuss the NIC and FFE research agenda including recent, current, and upcoming projects.


NIC 303 – Governmental Advocacy and Legislative Priorities 

Thursday, August 5 – 2:00 PM ET

This session will focus on NIC Governmental Relations priorities at the state and federal level, including state and federal anti-hazing legislation, freedom of association, and CHIA.