Our office is monitoring the response to COVID-19 and the impact on our clients. The following resources may be helpful to you. Check back often as this page is updated daily.

COVID-19 Resource Guide

Favor & Company is pleased to provide the Breaking the Chain of Infection, Guidance for a Healthful Living Environment for Fraternity and Sorority Chapters for your immediate use and distribution.

What’s inside

Find detailed resources and instruction for individual members, chapters, and house corporations in this Guide. Our goal is to provide a resource that presents a full range of considerations and steps for planning for a fall reopening for your organization’s multiple audiences that can be put to use right away. This guidance is based on advice tailored for the Fraternity and Sorority community’s unique needs. It addresses not only how to prepare for and respond to a pandemic, but also provides useful links to products and other resources for chapters and house corporations.

Additional resources that may be helpful during the pandemic:

Quick Reference Guide for use with the Breaking the Chain of Infection Guide created by Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Alumni Education Videos – Mental Health, Advising Basics, Hazing and more…

Memorandum – Assumption of the Risk Forms – For use by house corporations and chapters (6/4/20)

     For Chapters with Facilities:


     For Chapters without Facilities:

Recommendations for Chapter Facilities
during Host Institution Responses to COVID-19 (3/13/20)

Risk Management Bulletin – Interim Recommendations for Fraternity & Sorority Chapters to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease (3/4/20)

The Chronicle of Higher Education – Updated listing of Colleges’ Plans for Reopening in the Fall

Entangled Solutions – COVID-19: Higher Education Resource Center – Institutional Change and Impact Map

Inside Higher Ed – Coronavirus Live Updates


New York Times – Monitoring the Coronavirus Outbreak in Metro Areas Across the U.S. (Updated Daily)

Fox2 KTVU – Santa Clara University fraternity faces consequences for super-spreader event (2/2/21)

SFist – UC Berkeley Sees COVID-19 Surge, as Frat House Parties Are Becoming a Problem (2/1/21)

New Orleans Advocate – Tulane Suspends 6 fraternities, sororities, hammers students for coronavirus misconduct (1/28/21)

CDC – Participation in Fraternity and Sorority Activities and the Spread of COVID-19 Among Residential University Communities (1/8/21)

CBS News – Illinois university quarantines entire student body due to coronavirus outbreak (9/9/20)

Philadelphia Inquirer – Coronavirus cases at Penn State doubled since Friday (9/8/20)

Detroit News – COVID-19 confirmed in 124 MSU students; 4 more cases at UM (9/8/20)

The Battalion – COVID-19 cluster reported in A&M’s Corps of Cadets (9/8/20)

Tallahassee Democrat – FSU reports spike in students testing positive as party pictures circulate on social media (9/8/20)

Texas Tribune – Texas universities blame off-campus parties for rising COVID-19 cases, but few are disciplining students (9/8/20)

The Chronicle – Health Experts Warn Colleges Not to Send Students Home. But What if Quarantine Spaces Run Out? (9/7/20)

Boston Globe – Northeastern dismisses 11 first-year students for partying. They won’t get their $36,500 tuition back (9/4/20)

WTOPNews – Rise in coronavirus cases forces University of Maryland to suspend sports training (9/4/20)

Arkansas Democrat Gazette – UA to put the brakes on non-academic on-campus events; classes and athletic events unaffected (9/4/20)

New York Times – Monitoring the Coronavirus Outbreak in Metro Areas Across the U.S. (9/1/20)

Georgia Southern – Fraternity and sorority life councils take additional action to stop the spread of COVID-19. (8/31/20)

ESPN – Mapping College Football Crowds and COVID Risk (8/30/20)

Daily Tar Heel – Chapel Hill Police cite four UNC students for violating COVID-19 safety regulations (8/27/20) – University of Alabama reports more than 500 confirmed COVID-19 cases (8/25/20)

ABC 6 – Ohio State University issues 228 interim suspensions for breaking COVID-19 guidelines (8/24/20)

CNN – College and universities across US halt in-person classes and begin campus monitoring after rising coronavirus cases (8/24/20)

KXAN – Concerns over house parties raised days before Texas State University starts in-person classes (8/23/20)

Newsweek – Third North Carolina College Announces Remote Learning After COVID Clusters From First Two Weeks of Classes (8/23/20)

Chattanooga Times Free Press – University of Alabama forbids students gatherings (8/23/20)

Komo News – WSU reports ‘substantial increase’ in COVID-19 cases among students (8/23/20)

WSB-TV2 Atlanta – 51 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on GA Tech campus (8/22/20)

Fox5 San Diego – SDSU fraternity leaders ban social gatherings (8/22/20)

CNN – Purdue University students suspended after attending off-campus party, school officials say (8/21/20)

Kansas City Star -‘We can’t control these students.’: K-State COVID cases show perils of in-person classes (8/20/20)

New York Times – Colleges Closing: University Outbreaks and Parental Angst (8/19/20)

New York Times – ‘Frats Are Being Frats’: Greek Life Is Stoking the Virus on Some Campuses (8/18/20)

NBC News – Eight days into semester, Notre Dame halts in-person classes as 146 students get coronavirus (8/18/20)

Detroit Free Press – Michigan State University to go online-only, pivots away from face-to-face instruction (8/18/20)

Business Insurance – Schools hit with rate hikes as pandemic complicates planning (8/18/20)

The Chronicle – After Only One Week, Chapel Hill Abandons In-Person Fall Semester (8/17/20)

South Bend Tribune – Notre Dame sees spike in COVID-19 cases (8/15/20)

The Chronicle – Excitement. Fear. Resignation. Welcome to the Fall Semester. (8/13/20)

Reuters – Coping with campus coronavirus: U.S. fraternities, sororities give it the old college try (8/12/20)

USA Today – ‘Leaving us behind’: High-risk students ask, why can’t all college courses be offered online? (8/12/20)

Johns Hopkins – COVID-19 and College Campuses: What You Need to Know (8/12/20)

U.S. News & World Report – Frequent COVID Tests Key to College Reopening (8/12/20)

Inside Higher Ed – Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood (8/12/20)

The New York Times – Don’t Make College Kids the Coronavirus Police (8/12/20)

U.S. News & World Report – How the Coronavirus is Affecting Greek Life (8/10/20)

Chicago Tribune – As fall classes begin at Notre Dame, campus sees first case of COVID-19 and school president apologizes for social distancing error in group photo (8/10/20)

CNN – College dining will look completely different this fall. (8/7/20)

The New York Times – Parents of College Students Worry, Should They Stay or Go? (8/7/20)

USA Today – Party killers: Colleges hope new rules will slow COVID-19 spread, students aren’t convinced (8/7/20)

The City – CUNY Fall Semester Enrollment Drops as Financial Outlook Takes Toll on Students and Staff (8/6/20)

Statesmen – UT official: No parties, on or off campus, are allowed fall semester (8/1/20)

** Older Articles ** (March 2020 through July 2020)

Omega Fi – How to Run a [Successful] Virtual Chapter Meeting (9/4/20)

Omega Fi – Is Your Chapter’s Fall Budget Pandemic Ready? (9/4/20)

Fraternal Law, VonLehman CPA – Greek Organization Roundtable (5/20/20)

Pennington & Company – Fill Your House with High Quality Members in 2020 (5/18/20)

CSL Management – Virtual Town Hall (5/8/20)

Upper Crust Food Service – COVID-19 Webinar (5/6/20)

Pennington & Company – Opening Your Chapter Facility this Fall (5/6/20)

Alpha Fraternity Management – COVID-19: Strategies for Fraternity Housing (4/21/20)

North American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) – Watch, Review, Discuss (PDF w Video Links)

Alpha Fraternity Management – Managing the Chaos of COVID-19 (4/20/20)

American College Health AssociationVarious Webinars

North American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) – COVID-19 Guidance and Resources

National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Panhellenics

Fraternity Executives Association (FEA) COVID-19 Resources

Fraternal Law – Novel, Corona Virus (COVID-19)

CSL Management – Beyond COVID-19: Resource Guide

Alpha Fraternity Management – COVID-19 Webinars

Elevate IMS –COVID-19 Resources

Pennington & Company – Blog, Webinars, Resources

Phired Up – The Complete Guide to Virtual Recruitment (8/24/20)

Upper Crust Food Service – COVID-19 Resources (5/19/20)

Gill Grilling – 2020-2021 Food Service Operations (5/4/20)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

State Law Liability Protections – Several states have enacted or taken up legislation on the topic of liability protections in the COVID/Reopening context. This very useful summary has updates on pending legislation across multiple states.
United Educators & Deloitte

University Risk Management & Insurance Association

Hartford Steam Boiler

  • Equipment Start-Up Following an Extended Shut Down Period(6/4/20)
  • Protecting Yourself Against Cyber Attacks (5/21/20)

American College Health Association (ACHA)

U.S. Department of Labor
Temporary Rule: Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act Information

Influencing Young America to Act – This initiative examines how Americans 18 to 30 years old are reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic. A report is available for download if you sign up to receive email messages and updates.


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