Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Alpha Omicron Pi

Alpha Omicron Pi
Rho Omicron Chapter


Nationally Founded: January 2, 1897 at Barnard College of Columbia University in New York City, NY
Locally Founded: February 25, 1985
Local Website:
Mascot: Panda
Symbol: Sheaf of Wheat
Flower: Jacqueminot Rose
Color: Cardinal
Philanthropy: Arthritis Research
Local Philanthropy Event(s): Smoke Out Arthritis BBQ Event, Special Kids

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"Alpha Omicron Pi's greatest strength is our members…unique as individuals, yet bound together by the common bond of our friendship. Since 1897, over 131,000 women have found fun and friendship in the sisterhood of AOII. Our members have a place to call home, a place to find a friend, and a place ot be themselves. We also support our members through programming and leadership development. Our desire is to help our members become the best they can be - personally, professionally, and philanthropically.";

AOPi photo New Member Program:

Time: 6-8 weeks
Big Sis/LittleSis Week: 3rd Week

Requirements for initiation:
  • 100% attendance at New Member Workshops
  • Attend trip to headquarters in Brentwood, TN
  • Ten completed community service hours
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Good standing with chapter/university
  • Attend Retreat