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Delta Zeta (ΔΖ)

Chapter name Delta Zeta
Designation Beta Lambda Chapter
Nickname Dee Zee
Colors Rose and Green
Symbols/Mascot Turtle and Killarney Rose
Philanthropy Starkey Hearing Foundation, Tennessee School for the Deaf, Knoxville Center for the Dear, and The Butterfly Fund
National Founding 1902
UT Founding 1933
Standing at UT Good Standing
Chapter GPA 3.45
President Carolyn Cantrell
Recommendation Letter for Recruitment Click here to access the recommendation form.
Minimum GPA Requirement for Recruitment 3.0 for entering freshmen; 3.0 for current college students

Delta Zeta Dues (Per Semester)

New Member 1st Semester New Member 2nd Semester Active Member living in-House Active Member living out-of-House
Rent $3,000
Meal Plan $1,680 $640
Meals 1/week 1/week 12/week 4/week
Chapter $360 $400 $400 $400
House Fee $760 $682 $388 $388
One-time fees
New Member $243  –
Total Per Semester $1,363 $1,082 $5,468 $1,428

Standards of Fraternal Excellence 2020-2021

Overview: 7 of 7 Required Standards Complete, 4 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 – 3.42     Spring 2021 – 3.45

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

Fall 2020 – 3.45     Spring 2021 – 3.21

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

2020-2021 – 886.07 total hours for an average of 3.40 hours per member

Coordinate one fundraiser or philanthropy event each year (recommended)

2020-2021 – $14,662.00 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 (recommended)
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)