Provided below are questions frequently asked by prospective members of Order of Omega. If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Order of Omega is a leadership honor society for members of the fraternity and sorority community. Order of Omega recognizes members who have completed one full year at their academic institution and have exemplified high standards in the areas of scholarship, leadership, and involvement within their respective organization and within the fraternity and sorority, campus, and local community.
Each semester, Order of Omega reviews applications for new members.
Applicants must meet these requirements to be considered for membership:
- One full academic year of residence at the institution where selected
- Have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average
- Be in good standing with their organization
Finally, interested applicants must complete an application found here. Applications are reviewed in October and February for selection each semester.
There is a time commitment for members of Order of Omega. Below are the requirements for involvement:
- Attend general body meetings once a month (total of 3 each semester)
- Complete 3 service events or 10 hours of service outside of your involvement with your chapter
In order to receive your graduation cord, you must attend all meetings and complete your service hours. Order of Omega intentionally creates opportunities to receive service hours/event credit, though you are welcome and encouraged to seek out your own opportunities. Service opportunities completed outside of Order of Omega must be submitted via the Alternative Event Application to receive credit.
Order of Omega collects one-time lifetime membership dues in the amount of $75. New members are expected to pay their dues at the time of initiation.
Of the one -time dues, $60 go to Order of Omega Headquarters for a pin, certificate, and lifetime membership dues. The remaining $15 are used to purchase your graduation cord.
As a leadership honor society that values excellence in scholarship and service as well, Order of Omega provides an opportunity for members to continue developing themselves. Order of Omega hosts workshops to help members prepare for their career after college, connects members to resources both on campus and in the community, and strives to partner with organizations on campus to uphold our values of leadership, scholarship, and service.
Each year, Order of Omega elects new executive officers, which serves as a leadership opportunity for members. As a member of Order of Omega, we also encourage you to empower others to be leaders as well, and apply your leadership skills in a variety of spaces including your chapter, in the classroom, during service projects, and throughout your career.
Additionally, Order of Omega is a nationally known honor society for fraternity and sorority members, which provides a unique networking opportunity. Members have shared that they are able to build relationships with other community members outside of their chapter and governing council that they may not have built before.