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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 1898
UT Founding 1904
Standing at UT Good Standing
Chapter GPA 3.43
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

Zeta Tau Alpha Dues (Per Semester)

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 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 – 3.43

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

Fall 2020 – 3.38     Spring 2021 – 3.56

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

2020-2021 – 1,161.40 total hours for average of 4.33 hours per member

Coordinate one fundraiser or philanthropy event each year (recommended)

2020-2021 – $7,766.00 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)