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Iota Phi Theta (ΙΦΘ)

Chapter name Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.
Designation Theta Zeta Chapter
Nickname Iota
Colors Charcoal Brown and Gilded Gold
Symbols/Mascot Centaur and Yellow Rose
Call Ow! Ow! Ole!
Philanthropy St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
National Founding 1963
UT Founding 2012
Standing at UT Good Standing
Chapter GPA 3.03
President Donovan Coates

Standards of Fraternal Excellence 2019-2020

Overview: 5 of 7 Required Standards Complete, 3 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 2019 – 3.05     Spring 2020 – 3.42

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

Fall 2019 – N/A    Spring 2020 – N/A

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

2019-2020 -33 total logged for an average of 11 hours per member

Coordinate one fundraiser or philanthropy event each year (recommended)

2019-2020 – No donations reported

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)