|Α ALPHA (AL-fuh)
Β BETA (BAY-tuh)
Γ GAMMA (GAM-uh)
Δ DELTA (DEL-tuh)
Ε EPSILON (EP-sil-on)
Ζ ZETA (ZAY-tuh)
Η ETA (AY-tuh)
Θ THETA (THAY-tuh)
Ι IOTA (eye-OH-tuh)
Κ KAPPA (KAP-uh)
Λ LAMBDA (LAM-duh)
Μ MU (MYOO)
|Ν NU (NYOO)
Ξ XI (ZEE)
Ο OMICRON (OM-i-KRON)
Π PI (PIE)
Ρ RHO (ROW)
Σ SIGMA (SIG-muh)
Τ TAU (tah)
Υ UPSILON (OOP-si-LON)
Φ PHI (f-eye or fee)
Χ CHI (K-EYE)
Ψ PSI (SIGH)
Ω OMEGA (oh-MAY-guh)
A woman who has been initiated into lifelong sorority membership.
An initiated sorority member who has graduated from college.
A formal invitation given to a potential new member to join a sorority.
The local group of a national sorority.
A formal ceremony through which new members become active members, sisters, of a sorority.
- Interfraternity Council (IFC):
The inter-fraternity programming and governing body; the fraternities’ equivalent of the Panhellenic Council.
A woman whose mother, sister or grandmother is an active member or alumna of a sorority.
- New Member:
A woman who has accepted a sorority’s bid for membership but has not yet been initiated.
- Panhellenic Council (PHC):
The inter-sorority programming and governing body.
A charitable fund-raiser or service project sponsored by a sorority or fraternity.
- Pi Chi:
A sorority member who leads a Recruitment group of PNMs through the stages of Recruitment. She is unbiased and is willing to honestly answer any questions about sororities and recruitment.
- Potential New Member (PNM):
A woman who is participating in recruitment, commonly referred to as a PNM.
The maximum number of new members a sorority may accept through Formal Recruitment.
A written letter sent by an alumna recommending a woman for membership in a sorority.
A term used by sorority members in the same chapter to refer to one another.