Each fraternity, sorority, and independent living group is self-governing with support through advisement from the FSILG Office.

The FSILG Office advises these student organizations:

And the FSILG Office also works closely with these organizations:

Each organization manages its own operations and maintenance, and develops its academic, social, membership, recreational and external policies and programs. These organizations provide a unique experience in leadership, community planning, and group interactions. FSILG communities are located on MIT's campus, as well as off-campus in a number of surrounding communities. The MIT FSILG map shows the location of all FSILG housing facilities.