Fraternity Purchasing Association is a cooperative buying
association which has been in existence since 1947. It is owned
and operated by the residential student organizations at the
University of Minnesota.
The combined purchases of the member fraternities and sororities
through F.P.A. represent approximately $1,000,000.00 annually.
Among the categories purchased through the Association are all
foods, repairs, services, supplies, and equipment. In addition,
F.P.A. provides monthly and quarterly financial statements and
tax work for member organizations, assists in securing personnel
for houses, and prepares numerous fraternity/sorority fees