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Pi Beta Phi (ΠΒΦ)

Chapter name Pi Beta Phi
Designation Tennessee Gamma Chapter
Nickname Pi Phi
Colors Wine and Silver Blue
Symbols/Mascot Angels and Arrows, Wine Carnation
Philanthropy Read > Lead > Achieve and First Book
National Founding 1867
UT Founding 1948
Standing at UT Good Standing
Chapter GPA 3.25
President Caroline Ayers
Recommendation Letter for Recruitment Click here to access the recommendation form.

Pi Beta Phi Dues (Per Semester)

New Member 1st Semester New Member 2nd Semester Active Member living in-House Active Member living out-of-House
Rent $2,750
Meal Plan $75 $75 $1,750 $75
Meals 1/month 1/month 10/week 1/month
Chapter $404 $554 $554 $554
House Fee $450 $450 $450
One-time fees
New Member $705  – $31/each fall $31/each fall
Total Per Semester $1,634 $1,079 $5,085 $1,110

Standards of Fraternal Excellence 2020-2021

Overview: 7 of 7 Required Standards Complete, 2 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 – 3.22     Spring 2021 – 3.25

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

Fall 2020 – 3.27    Spring 2021 – 3.23

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

2020-2021 – 1,535.38 total hours for an average of 6.65 hours per member

Coordinate one fundraiser or philanthropy event each year (recommended)

2020-2021 – None 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)