Sorority and Fraternity Founders' Days

Relationships with fraternities and sororities are important on campus. One way to engage with them is to wish them a happy founders' day. But there are so many dates to keep track of... So, voila! Here's your one stop shop for sorority and fraternity founders' days. Check out the dates below. 

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Founders' Day Recognition 

Reach out to the sororities and fraternities as they celebrate their founders' days:

  • Wish them a "Happy Founders' Day" on social media. 
  • Deliver Founders' Day care packages with candy and a note from your members. 
  • Host them for an ice cream social in honor of their founders' day. 

Sororities 

These are the founders' day dates for the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) sororities and women's fraternities. 

  • Alpha Chi Omega - October 15, 1885
  • Alpha Delta Pi - May 15, 1851
  • Alpha Epsilon Phi - October 24, 1909
  • Alpha Gamma Delta - May 30, 1904
  • Alpha Omicron Pi - January 2, 1897
  • Alpha Phi - September 18, 1872 (Founded); October 10 (Celebrated)
  • Alpha Sigma Alpha - November 15, 1901
  • Alpha Sigma Tau - November 4, 1899
  • Alpha Xi Delta - April 17, 1893
  • Chi Omega - April 5, 1895
  • Delta Delta Delta - November 27, 1888
  • Delta Gamma - December 25,1873 (Founded); March 15 (Celebrated)
  • Delta Phi Epsilon - March 17, 1917
  • Delta Zeta - October 24, 1902
  • Gamma Phi Beta - November 11, 1874
  • Kappa Alpha Theta - January 27, 1870
  • Kappa Delta - October 23, 1897
  • Kappa Kappa Gamma - October 13, 1870
  • Phi Mu - March 4, 1852
  • Phi Sigma Sigma - November 26, 1913
  • Pi Beta Phi - April 28, 1867
  • Sigma Delta Tau - March 25, 1917
  • Sigma Kappa - November 9, 1874
  • Sigma Sigma Sigma - April 20, 1898
  • Theta Phi Alpha - August 30, 1912
  • Zeta Tau Alpha - October 15, 1898

Fraternities 

These are the founders' day dates for the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) fraternities. 

  • Acacia - May 12, 1904
  • Alpha Chi Rho - June 4, 1895
  • Alpha Delta Gamma - October 10, 1924
  • Alpha Delta Phi - October 29, 1832
  • Alpha Epsilon Pi - November 7, 1913
  • Alpha Gamma Rho - October 10, 1904
  • Alpha Kappa Lambda - April 22, 1914
  • Alpha Phi Alpha - December 4, 1906
  • Alpha Sigma Phi - December 6, 1845
  • Alpha Tau Omega - September 11, 1865
  • Beta Chi Theta - June 2, 1999
  • Beta Sigma Psi - April 17, 1925
  • Beta Theta Pi - August 8, 1839
  • Beta Upsilon Chi - April 27, 1985
  • Chi Phi - December 24, 1824
  • Chi Psi - May 20, 1841
  • Delta Chi - October 13, 1890
  • Delta Kappa Epsilon - June 22, 1844
  • Delta Lambda Phi - October 15, 1986
  • Delta Phi - November 17, 1827
  • Delta Psi - January 17, 1847
  • Delta Sigma Phi - December 10, 1899
  • Delta Tau Delta - January 1, 1858
  • Delta Upsilon - November 4, 1834
  • FarmHouse - April 15, 1905
  • Iota Nu Delta - February 7, 1994
  • Iota Phi Theta - September 19, 1963
  • Kappa Alpha Order - December 21, 1865
  • Kappa Alpha Psi - January 5, 1911
  • Kappa Alpha Society - November 26, 1825
  • Kappa Delta Phi - April 14, 1900
  • Kappa Delta Rho - May 17, 1905
  • Lambda Sigma Upsilon - April 5, 1979
  • Lambda Theta Phi - December 1, 1975 
  • Nu Alpha Kappa - February 26, 1988
  • Omega Delta Phi - November 25, 1987
  • Phi Beta Sigma - January 9, 1914
  • Phi Gamma Delta - May 1, 1848
  • Phi Iota Alpha - December 26, 1931 
  • Phi Kappa Psi - February 19, 1852
  • Phi Kappa Sigma - August 16, 1850
  • Phi Kappa Tau - March 17, 1906
  • Phi Kappa Theta - April 29, 1889
  • Phi Lambda Chi - March 15, 1925
  • Phi Mu Delta - March 1, 1918
  • Phi Sigma Kappa - March 15, 1873
  • Phi Sigma Phi - July 30, 1988
  • Pi Kappa Alpha - March 1, 1868
  • Pi Kappa Phi - December 10, 1904
  • Pi Lambda Phi - March 21, 1895
  • Psi Upsilon - November 24, 1833
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon - March 9, 1856
  • Sigma Alpha Mu - November 26, 1909
  • Sigma Chi - June 28, 1855
  • Sigma Nu - January 1, 1869
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon - November 1, 1901
  • Sigma Phi Society - March 4, 1897
  • Sigma Pi - February 26, 1897
  • Sigma Tau Gamma - June 28, 1920
  • Tau Delta Phi - June 22, 1910
  • Tau Epsilon Phi - October 10, 1910
  • Theta Xi - April 29, 1864
  • Theta Chi - April 10, 1856
  • Triangle - April 15, 1907
  • Zeta Beta Tau - December 29, 1898
  • Zeta Psi - June 1, 1847

Whew! That is a long list. Make sure to highlight the chapters that are on your campus and create a plan to reach out to them as they celebrate founders' day. It's a great step in building relationships with the sorority and fraternity community on your campus!