The United Sorority and Fraternity Council (USFC) is the governing body for the 18 culturally-based fraternities and sororities and is still growing. USFC was founded on the campus of San Diego State University in 1997. The council is comprised of various cultural-based sororities and fraternities. The purpose is to provide a governing body for its respective organizations and to promote unity and respect amongst themselves, the university, and the community. Sigma Alpha Zeta Inc. is recognized by USFC. Sigma Alpha Zeta Inc. has been on the USFC Council since November 20, 1999.