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Panhellenic Sororities

Our Chapters

Carleton University is home to two Panhellenic sororities: Alpha Omicron Pi and Delta Phi Epsilon. There are countless benefits to that come with joining a well-established organization like a Panhellenic sorority. The main advantages are making meaningful connections with a sisterhood, opportunities to do acts of service in the community, a commitment to academic excellence and scholarship, and gaining leadership skills.


First, by joining a Panhellenic sorority, you are not only gaining sisters from your own chapter, but are forming connections with members from other organizations. There are Panhellenic sororities on campuses all across Canada and the United States consisting of thousands of members.
"No matter the letters, sisterhood forever"


Second, you will have the opportunity to support an inter/national philanthropic cause and give back to the community. Both Alpha Omicron Pi and Delta Phi Epsilon support specific causes, as well as contribute to local charities.
During the 2021-22 academic year, the Alpha Omicron Pi and Delta Phi Epsilon chapters at Carleton hosted philanthropy events and fundraisers which benefited the following organizations:
  • The Arthritis Society

  • The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

  • Deep Blue Cleanup

  • Odawa Native Friendship Centre

  • Black Women in Action

  • Urban Native Youth Association

  • Interval House Ottawa

  • The Trevor Project

  • Asian Community AIDS Service


The NPC and CUPC both value academic excellence and focus on studies. The Alpha Omicron Pi and Delta Phi Epsilon chapters at Carleton require members to uphold a minimum CGPA of 6.00. There is also academic support available, such as study hours and study rooms reserved for our organizations at the MacOdram Library.


With any organization, comes a leadership structure. When you are part of a Panhellenic sorority, there are countless ways to become involved.
  • Chapter President

  • Finance

  • Administration

  • Chapter Programming- Sisterhood, Philanthropy and Social events

  • Recruitment

  • Member Integrity/Standards

  • Communications/PR

  • Panhellenic Relations

Many members also decide to become a "Big", an older member who is a type of "big sister", mentor and role model to a new member.

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