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Zeta Tau Alpha (ΖΤΑ)

Chapter name Zeta Tau Alpha
Designation Tennessee Zeta Chapter
Nickname Zeta
Colors Turquoise Blue and Steel Gray
Symbols/Mascot Five-Pointed Crown, Strawberry, and White Violet
Philanthropy Breast and Ovarian Cancer Awareness
National Founding October 15, 1898 at State Female Normal School (now Longwood University)
UT Founding 1904
Standing at UT Good Standing: Two-Star
Chapter GPA 3.35
President Margaret Ann Levy
Recommendation Letter for Recruitment Click here for more information regarding recommendation letters.
Minimum GPA Requirement for Recruitment 3.20 for entering freshmen; 3.0 for current college students

New Member 1st Semester New Member 2nd Semester Active Member living in-House Active Member living out-of-House
Rent $2,805
Meal Plan $200 $200 $1,671 $891
Meals 1/week 1/week 13/week 5/week
Chapter $462 $502 $462 $462
House Fee $474 $474 $305 $474
One-time fees
New Member $250 $250
Total Per Semester $1,386 $1,426 $5,243 $1,827

Standards of Fraternal Excellence 2021

Standing: Two-Star Chapter

Overview: SOFE is a 100-point standards program that requires chapters to obtain at least 70 points to be in good standing. For a full breakdown of this program, visit

two out of three stars

Total: 80/100

Education 25/27
Health and Safety Summit, Greek Leadership Summit, Bystander Intervention Workshop, Chapter Officer Workshops, Cross Council Exchange, New Member Health and Safety Module, Headquarters Program(s), Risk Management Program, DEI Program, Program with another chapter from another council, & program with another Registered Student Organization or Department.
Academics 6/6
Maintaining a chapter scholarship program and chapter and new member GPA above a 2.5:

Spring 2021: 3.43

Fall 2021: 3.35

Administration 32/33
Roster submission, New Member Education Plans, Officer Updates, Advisor Updates, Council Meeting Attendance, Presidents’ Cabinet Meeting Attendance, VOLink Registration, OSFL Coaching Meetings, Financial Good Standing, & Conduct Standing
Civic Engagement 4/4
Completing at least 4 hours of service per member tracked through the Jones Center for Leadership and Service and hosting one philanthropic event:

2021 Service Hours Per Member: 8.20 hours/member

2021 Philanthropic Donations: $24,204.00

Excellence 14/30
Campus Involvement, Immersive Leadership and Service, Service Hours Over 4 Hours Per Member, Chapter GPA Above the All-Male/Female Average, Academic/Career/Leadership Program, DEI Program, Health & Safety Program, and End-Of-Year Meeting with OSFL Council Advisor.