National History

Alpha Chi Omega is an organization of Real Strong Women that enriches the lives of our members through lifetime opportunities for friendship, leadership, learning, and service. Since our founding on October 15, 1885 at Depauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, we have been a society that encourages our members to "Seek the Heights." Our symbol, the golden lyre, represents our aim to find joy in the small things and harmony in life. Since our founding, 135 Alpha Chi Omega chapters have been founded across the nation, with over 200,000 initiated members.

Zeta Omicron Chapter History

Ever-increasing numbers of qualified women select Alpha Chi Omega and make it an integral part of their lives. When women chose Alpha Chi Omega they get four key benefits: Friendship, Leadership, Learning and Service.

Zeta Omicron chapter was founded on April 17, 1982. Zeta Omicron is a member of the National Panhellenic Conference and is one of ten Panhellenic sororities at Vanderbilt and an active participant within the Greek community.

Alpha Chi Symbols

Olive Green





Scarlet Red

Our Open Motto  - "Together Let Us Seek the Heights."