Collegiate Panhellenic Association

Collegiate Panhellenic Association

Collegiate Panhellenic Association (Panhel) is the governing body for the National Panhellenic Conference sororities and associative members. For the fall semester, Panhel meetings are 08/28, 09/11, 09/25, 10/09, 10/23, 11/06, and  11/20. If you would like to be on the agenda please contact Panhellenic President.


Meet the Panhellenic Sororities: This is an open house styled event to meet and interact with all the Panhellenic sororities and the University of Pittsburgh.

  • Wednesday, September 18, 8:00pm-10:00pm, Connolly Ballroom-Alumni Hall
  • Wednesday, December 4, 8:00pm-10:00pm, Assembly Room-William Pitt Union

Register for Spring 2020 Formal Recruitment

Spring Recruitment Dates:

  • Sorority Recruitment Orientation: Thursday, January 9, 2020, 9:00pm, 7th Floor Auditorium-Alumni Hall
  • First Weekend: Friday, January 10-Sunday, January 12, 2020, William Pitt Union and O’Hara Student Center
  • Second Weekend: Thursday, January 16-Saturday, January 18, 2020, William Pitt Union
  • Bid Day: Sunday, January 19, 2020, Soldiers and Sailors Auditorium

For more information about Panhellenic recruitment, please contact the Vice President for Recruitment.


Alpha Delta Pi
  • Chapter Name: Alpha Delta Pi
  • Charter Letters: Alpha Iota
  • Motto/Values/Purpose: We Live For Each Other
  • Colors: Azur, Blue and, White 
  • Mascot/Symbol: Alphie the Lion / Diamond 
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: Ronald McDonald House Charities
  • Chapter Email:
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  • Chapter Website:
  • Interesting Fact about Chapter: Alpha Delta Pi was the first secret society for women in the country. The Alpha Iota chapter was founded at the University of Pittsburgh on February 20, 1920. We will be celebrating our centennial in 2020!
Alpha Epsilon Phi



Chi Omega
Delta Delta Delta
Delta Phi Epsilon
  • Chapter Name: Delta Phi Epsilon
  • Charter Letters: Eta
  • Motto/Values/Purpose: “Esse quam videri” “To be, rather than to seem to be”
  • Colors: Royal Purple and Pure Gold
  • Mascot/Symbol: National Mascot: Unicorn Local Mascot: Koala
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), and The Delta Phi Epsilon Education Foundation
  • Chapter Email:
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  • Chapter Website:
  • Interesting Fact: The current chair of the University Of Pittsburgh Board Of Trustees, Eva Tansky Blum, is a sister of the Eta chapter of Delta Phi Epsilon, and she is the first woman to be chair of the board.
Delta Zeta
  • Chapter Name: Delta Zeta
  • Charter Letters: Omicron
  • Motto/Values/Purpose: “The purpose of this sorority shall be to unite its members in the bonds of sincere and lasting friendship, to stimulate one another in the pursuit of knowledge, to promote the moral and social culture of its members, and to develop plans for guidance and unity in action; objects worthy of the highest aim and purpose of associated effort.”
  • Colors: Rose and Green
  • Mascot/Symbol: Turtle
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: Starkey Hearing Foundation & Painted Turtle Camp
  • Chapter Email:
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  • Interesting Fact: One of our sisters is Greek Week President and another sister is Pitt’s Collegiate Panhellenic Association Vice President of Programming!
Kappa Delta
  • Chapter Name: Kappa Delta
  • Charter Letters: Xi
  • Motto/Values/Purpose: Open Motto: Ta Kala Diokomen (Let us strive for that which is honorable, beautiful, and highest.)
  • Values/Object: Building Confidence, Inspiring Action. The object of Kappa Delta Sorority is the formation and perpetuation of good fellowship, friendship and sisterly love among its members; the encouragement of literature and education; the promotion of social interest; and the furtherance of charitable and benevolent purposes.
  • Purpose: The purpose of Kappa Delta Sorority is to promote true friendship among the college girls of our country by inculcating into their hearts and lives those principles of truth, of honor, of duty, without which there can be no true friendship.
  • Colors: Olive Green & Pearl White
  • Mascot/Symbol: white rose, nautilus shell, dagger, teddy bear, katydid
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: Philanthropies: Girl Scouts of the USA, Prevent Child Abuse America, Xi Large Service Events: Shamrock (Powderpuff Football game and cheerleading competition), Pinwheels for Prevention
  • Chapter Email:
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  • Interesting Fact: Xi Chapter is a single letter chapter, we were the 14th founded in the country! We will be celebrating our 100th year in 2020!
Kappa Kappa Gamma
  • Chapter Name: Kappa Kappa Gamma
  • Charter Letters: Gamma Epsilon
  • Motto/Values/Purpose: Dream boldly. Live fully.
  • Colors: Light blue and dark blue
  • Mascot/Symbol: Mascot - Owl, Key, and Fleur de Lis
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: Reading is Fundamental and The Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation
  • Chapter Email:
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  • Chapter Website: National; Local
  • Interesting Fact: Our chapter has a house in North Oakland that we shared with Kappa Alpha Theta. In 2006, we purchased the entire house where up to 36 sisters can live every year.
Phi Sigma Rho
  • Chapter Name: Phi Sigma Rho
  • Charter Name: Zeta Chapter
  • Motto/Values/Purpose: "Together we build the future."
  • Colors: Wine Red and Silver
  • Mascot/Symbol: Sigmand the Penguin
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: Phi Row Your Boat benefiting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Chapter Email:
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  • Interesting Fact: Phi Sigma Rho is a STEM based social sorority.
Sigma Delta Tau
Sigma Sigma Sigma
Theta Phi Alpha
  • Chapter Name: Theta Phi Alpha
  • Charter Letters: Kappa
  • Motto/Values/Purpose: Every Loyal, Ever Lasting
  • Colors: Silver, Gold, and Blue
  • Mascot/Symbol: The Compass
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: Children's Miracle Network and The House That Theta Phi Alpha Built
  • Chapter Email:
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