Carnegie Mellon University has six Panhellenic sororities on campus: Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Phi, Delta Delta Delta, Delta Gamma, Kappa Alpha Theta, and Kappa Kappa Gamma. All six sororities are members of the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) and strive for the four pillars of the community: sisterhood, service, scholarship, and leadership.
Acting in cooperation with NPC, the Panhellenic Council, composed of current students from all six chapters, serves as the governing body for Carnegie Mellon's Panhellenic community. Among many other functions, the Panhellenic Executive Board organizes initiatives for all chapters such as recruitment, All Greek community events, educational programs, and other events that promote our community values.
Sisterhood is abundant in each of these chapters and between sororities. With chapter sizes ranging from approximately 80-100 women, Carnegie Mellon offers a close-knit community that is supportive and welcoming. Members form lasting friendships with sisters in their chapters across the entire Greek community.
Being in a sorority offers an abundance of opportunities for both service and philanthropy. Each chapter supports their own individual philanthropy, as well as participating in community wide philanthropic efforts such as Carnegie Mellon's annual Greek Sing where the Greek community has raised over $300,000 in the past five years. To promote service, chapters organize community service events and promote other service opportunities to members.Members of Panhellenic are also some of the most involved and service-oriented students on campus.
The Panhellenic women's QPA is consistently above the all-university and all-women's average, emphasizing the importance of scholarship to the Greek experience. Each chapter has their own way of supporting scholarship, from providing study rooms to older sisters that can serve as mentors.
Providing leadership experience for our members is an important aspect of Greek Life. Not only are there opportunities for women to take on leadership roles within their own chapter or within the Panhellenic community, but many Panhellenic women are involved and serve as leaders in other organizations on campus. Sorority women may also have the opportunity to attend national conferences or leadership training programs.