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Chi Omega (ΧΩ)

Chapter name Chi Omega
Designation Pi Chapter
Nickname Chi O
Colors Cardinal and Straw
Symbols/Mascot Owl and White Carnation
Philanthropy Dream Connection
National Founding 1895
UT Founding 1900
Standing at UT Good Standing
Chapter GPA 3.59
President Ellen Suchomel
Recommendation Letter for Recruitment For more information regarding recommendation letters and RIFs click here.
Minimum GPA Requirement for Recruitment 3.0 for entering freshmen; 3.0 for current college students

Chi Omega Dues (Per Semester)

New Member 1st Semester New Member 2nd Semester Active Member living in-House Active Member living out-of-House
Rent $2600
Meal Plan $100 $100 $1550 $450
Meals 1/week 1/week 14/week 3/week
Chapter $305 $305 $305 $305
House Fee $450 $450 $450
One-time fees
New Member $250  $125
Total Per Semester $1,105 $981 $4,455 $1,205

Standards of Fraternal Excellence 2020-2021

Overview: 7 of 7 Required Standards Complete, 1 of 7 Recommended Standards Complete 

*Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SOFE requirements were modified.

Scholastic Achievement
Maintain a 2.5 semester average GPA for each term (required)

Fall 2020 – 3.57     Spring 2021 – 3.59

Maintain a 2.5 semester average GPA for new members (required)

Fall 2020 – 3.60     Spring 2021 – N/A

Complete a Scholarship Program (required)
Civic Engagement
Log an average of 10 hours of community service per member (recommended)

2020-2021 – 1,894.32 hours for an average of 6.67 hours per member

Coordinate one fundraiser or philanthropy event each year (recommended)

2020-2021 – $18,095.67 donated

Member Development
Attend Greek Leadership Summit (required)
Have a representative at a Headquarters sponsored leadership meeting or training (recommended)
Coordinate an alcohol free program or event each semester with a fraternity or sorority from another council (recommended)
Coordinate one alcohol free program or event with another student organization not recognized as a sorority or fraternity or a campus department


Coordinate a risk management program each semester (recommended)
Coordinate or attend one program which focuses on diversity (recommended)
Update VolLink campus student organization registration (required)
Turn in an accurate chapter roster each semester (required)
Meet with OSFL Coach twice a semester (required)