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Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
The Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity was founded in 1913 at NYU. AEPi has united men from all walks of life under the principles of perseverance, mutual helpfulness, faith, humility, and honesty. We have men from many different majors, organizations and sports teams. Since the creation of the UCSB chapter in 1988, we have been a strong member of the Greek community.
Alpha Gamma Omega (AGO)
We here at Alpha Gamma Omega pride ourselves on our strong brotherhood, excellent academics, competitiveness in athletics, and our Christian fellowship. We strive to better the community, university, and ourselves by participating in and around the Isla Vista area. As part of the Greek system and the Christian community, we hold very dear to our morals, ethics, and purpose that it shall be an aim to further ourselves as individuals. Here at AGO, we enjoy spending time in fellowship through social gatherings and personal interaction. Each of us here brings something new, different, and unique. We're all brought here by our love for the Lord and hope that upon your arrival to UCSB, you'll stop by and say hello. We'd be happy to show you around, so stop on by!
Alpha Tau Omega (ATO)
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The Alpha Tau Omega brothers are a diverse group of individuals from all over the nation. With members from Washington, Oregon, Illinois, Michigan, Arizona, and California, Alpha Tau Omega provides some of the most influential leaders on campus and in the community. ATO participates in countless hours of community service each year and hosts the annual All Sorority Volleyball Tournament. The brothers of Alpha Tau Omega share, "a bond as strong as right itself and as lasting as humanity" (Alpha Tau Omega Creed), which can be seen through our unmatched desire to create a strong brotherhood. Brotherhood events include an Annual Fishing Trip off the coast of Santa Barbara, Broomball Tournaments, and Barbeques for UCSB's championship sport's teams. Every member would tell you that joining Alpha Tau Omega was the best decision they ever made so we encourage you to come over and make that decision for yourself.
Beta Theta Pi (Beta)
As an academic leader at UCSB, the members of Beta Theta Pi realize that their success in the classroom reflects the ideals upon which their fraternity was founded in 1839. Not willing to let academics be their sole strength, the members of Beta Theta Pi have consistently performed well in intramural and Greek-sponsored sports. In addition to academic success, the members of Beta Theta Pi regularly volunteer at Isla Vista Elementary and at Coal Oil Point Reserve where they work to restore the surrounding habitats. The next year will be a year of growth for Beta Theta Pi, both at a local and national level, and one in which Beta Theta Pi makes its lasting impression upon UCSB and its surrounding community.
dELTA tAU dELTA (DTD)
Founded in 1858 by an elite group of eight, the gentlemen of Delta Tau Delta have since championed the causes of liberty, justice, and the American way. We plan an active role on the UCSB campus, exhibiting excellence in academics, community service, and true diversity. We stive to better the Greek community and we have fun doing it! We are well-established with 125 chapters nationwide, living the principles of Truth, Courage, Faith, and Power. Follow in the footsteps of famous Delts like Will Ferrell, John Elway, and the former US Ambassador to China, Nelson T. Johnson and see if Delta Tau Delta is right for you.
Phi Sigma Kappa (Phi Sig)
At Phi Sig, we work hard and we play hard. Last year, we raised money for the Special Olympics and house-boated outside Las Vegas at Lake Mead. We went to Mexico and we have had more students involved with campus organizations and on the Inter-Fraternity Council executive board than any other fraternity. We do the fun stuff fraternities are known for and the impressive stuff that helps our brothers out during and past their college years. Phi Sigma Kappa is one of the oldest fraternities at UCSB, founded in 1966, and boasts one of the largest alumni bases. Brothers from our chapter at UCSB are Superior Court Justices and successful businessmen in Santa Barbara.
Sigma Phi Epsilon (Sig Ep)
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Sigma Phi Epsilon, the nation's largest fraternity, was founded on the ancient Greek principles of sound mind and sound body. Nationally, we strive to build balanced leaders for the world's tomorrow. Our chapter of over 80 men allows members to benefit from a diverse brotherhood and a long tradition that ensures their fraternity experience is one that will last a lifetime. Sig Ep offers an active social calendar, academic support, a variety of athletic intramurals, and university and alumni alliances that will undoubtedly enhance your experience at UCSB.
Sigma Pi (sigma pi)
Sigma Pi is one of the oldest and newest fraternities at UCSB! Originally established on the old Riviera campus in 1947, the Alpha-Omicron chapter of Sigma Pi Fraternity was one of the 3 original National men's fraternities at UCSB. After a period of inactivity, the Alpha-Omicron chapter was re-colonized at UCSB in January 2007, and re-chartered in January 2008. Sigma Pi Fraternity itself was founded in 1897, and stands as one of the strongest and most respected organizations in the Greek letter world with over 140 chapters & colonies throughout North America. Sigma Pi is also one of the largest fraternities in the State of California with over 20 chapters & alumni clubs, and is the only Greek-letter organization in North America with a service project designed to give back to our host Universities and Colleges through our ACE Project (Altruistic Campus Experience). Founded on the ideals of scholarship, leadership, service and civility, we have a full local calendar of social, brotherhood, athletic, academic, community service and philanthropic events throughout the year. Sigma Pi and its Alpha-Omicron Chapter continue to seek out a new generation of leaders to become Brothers in the fraternity, and we actively recruit scholars, leaders, athletes and gentlemen. Sigma Pi is not about the stereotypical image that is associated with Greek Life. Our Brothers come from all walks of life, and despite this, we take pride in being one of the most closely knit fraternities on campus.
INTER-FRATERNITY COUNCIL (IFC) COLONIES
One newly formed fraternity at UCSB is in the process of associating with the Inter-Fraternity Council. Colonies are groups that are currently forming new chapters and are not yet full members of IFC.
Sigma Nu is a new arrival and currently in expansion on the UCSB campus. Headquartered in Lexington, Virginia, Sigma Nu Fraternity was founded in 1869 at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington. Sigma Nu currently has over 180 active chapters and colonies on college campuses throughout the United States and Canada. Over 219,000 members have been initiated since its founding, including Harrison Ford, Bob Barker and Eli Manning. Beginning its recolonization in the Winter quarter of 2011, the Kappa Eta colony is actively seeking out new candidates for membership. Sigma Nu is a non-hazing fraternity founded on the principles of Love, Honor, and Truth.
National Pan-hellenic Council (NPHC)
alpha phi alpha
Alpha Phi Alpha was the first intercollegiate Greek-lettered fraternity established for Black college students. It was organized at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, on December 4, 1906. The seven founders of the fraternity are referred to as the Seven Jewels and based the principles of the fraternity on the ideals of manly deeds, scholarship, and love for all mankind.
sigma lambda beta
Sigma Lambda Beta is an affiliate chapter of the NPHC, with full council recognition. Sigma Lambda Beta is the largest Latino-based multicultural fraternity in the nation. We believe in the principles of fairness, opportunity, and in the equality of all men no matter their race, culture, or ethnicity. We actively search for ways to better our community and our campus by creating scholarships, educational workshops, and working with the underprivileged. We are one of the few Latino fraternities that step and stroll, an expressive form of dance. "Opportunity for wisdom, wisdom for culture."
United Fraternity Sorority Council (UFSC)
Gamma Zeta Alpha (Gammas)
Nine men who felt a need to provide more options for Latino men to choose from founded the Kappa Chapter of Gamma Zeta Alpha Fraternity, Inc. on June 11, 2000 at UC Santa Barbara. Because there is a need for visibility of the Latino culture and heritage, these men felt that the establishment of this fraternity would serve as an outlet for Latino men to connect with. The Kappa chapter at UCSB recognizes and upholds the original principles that this fraternity was founded upon, which are academic excellence, community service, and the maintenance of the Latino culture.
Nu Alpha Kappa (Nak)
Founded in 1992, the fraternity, composed mostly of Chicano/Latino students, seeks to unite and involve all students in a more harmonious and brotherly atmosphere through academic, social, and cultural means. Nu Alpha Kappa strives to provide opportunities for interaction and cooperation among students from various backgrounds in order to improve relations among all students and the community. Membership is open to any male UCSB student who has been matriculated for at least one year.
Pi alpha phi
Pi Alpha Phi is recognized as the first Asian-American nationwide interest fraternity. Our chapter is build on five pillars: brotherhood, leadership, academic excellence, Asian awareness, and philanthropy. These pillars are the foundation of being a gentleman of Pi Alpha Phi. Our success in athletics, academics and community service provide for a greater college experience. We are recognized as one of the newest cultural fraternities on campus and we invite you to just us and make history.
Sigma Chi Omega (S Chi O)
Sigma Chi Omega was founded in 1993 by ten friends who wanted to give back to the community what they themselves received: support, encouragement, and service. Without the limit of racial boundaries, Sigma Chi Omega, a multi-cultural fraternity, seeks to contribute to the betterment of the University of California Santa Barbara and other universities as it expands to other campuses. When you are in Sigma Chi Omega, you are not only among brothers, you are among friends.
Zeta Phi Rho
Zeta Phi Rho promotes academics, community service, and a sense of strength and unith within each of the members' brotherhood and respect for each person in the chapter and community.
UNITED FRATERNITY & SORORITY COUNCIL (UFSC) COLONIES
One fraternity at UCSB is in the process of associating with the United Fraternity & Sorority Council. Chapters designated as having an "interest or observation status" are groups that are not yet full members of UFSC.
theta nu kappa
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As Theta Nu Kappa, we are a group of young men who feel we can improve the standards and norms of the community by embracing diversity and emphasizing academic excellence. As a brotherhood, we strive to promote significant positive changes for all people regardless of race, gender, or economic status within any community we find ourselves in. Our purpose is to be an instrument for the type of change we wish to see. Together, we are confident in our ability to promote the vision we have, as Theta Nu Kappa, in order to transform young men into the leaders of tomorrow.