Order of Omega is a national honor society that recognizes Greek men and women who have attained a high standard of leadership in interfraternity activities while simultaneously achieving academic excellence. The members of Order of Omega represent the top three percent of Greek students at The University of Tulsa.
PURPOSE OF OMEGA
- To recognize those fraternity men and women who have attained a high standard of leadership in interfraternity activities, to encourage them to continue along this line, and to inspire others to strive for similar conspicuous attainment;
- To bring together outstanding fraternity men and women to create an organization which will help to mold the sentiment of the institution on questions of local and intercollegiate fraternity affairs.
- To bring together members of the faculty, alumni, and student members of the institution’s fraternities and sororities on a basis of mutual interest, understanding and helpfulness;
- To help create an atmosphere where ideas and issues can be discussed openly across Greek lines and to help work out solutions.
The qualifications for membership in Order of Omega shall be character, scholarship, service and leadership.
Exemplary character shall be the primary consideration for membership in Order of Omega.
To be eligible for membership in Order of Omega, a student shall meet the following minimum requirements:
- One full academic year of residence at the institution where selected.
- Junior or Senior (undergraduate) standing.
- Rank academically above the all-Greek average. If the all-Greek average is less than the minimum requirement for graduation, the chapter shall be denied initiation privileges until such time as it has maintained this minimum academic requirement.
- Be in good standing with the initiate’s fraternal organization.
- At least one-third of each group of initiates shall be of junior standing at the time of initiation.
The selection of student members shall consider the following areas of a candidate’s collegiate record:
- Greek offices held
- Greek participation
- Service to the university
- Service to the local community