New Member Educator
Bid Day The day each sorority welcomes new members.
Big Sister An active member who serves as a friend and
confidante to a new member. She is paired with a new member known as her Little
Cardinal Cabinet The cardinal cabinet represent our “Six Purposes”.
Chi O Creations A boutique/merchandising store which
markets official Chi Omega sports wear and memorabilia to our members.
Chi Omega Badge Chi Omega’s badge is a monogram of the Greek
letter “Chi” superimposed over the Greek letter “Omega” in raised gold or
silver. Each Initiated member purchases a badge.
Chi Omega Crest Chi Omega’s Crest was adopted in 1902. The
crest portrays emblems known and loved by Chi Omegas.
Chi Omega Foundation The fund-raising organization of Chi
Omega. Its purpose through contributions from members is to underwrite
leadership, educational, and charitable programs.
Eleusinian A celebration each year in honor of our Founders.
The Eleusis The official magazine of Chi Omega Fraternity.
Members automatically receive a lifetime subscription!
Executive Headquarters Located in Memphis, Tennessee, the
Executive Headquarters is also the home of the Chi Omega Foundation, Chi O
Creations, and the Fraternity’s National Archives.
House Corporation Board Chi Omega alumnae who manage the
material assets of a chapter house.
Initiation A ceremony new members
experience upon completion of the New Member Program where the secrets of Chi
Omega are revealed.
Interfraternity Council (IFC) The
governing body of male fraternities on a college/university campus.
National Consultants Chi Omega alumnae
who assist chapters with leadership and educational programming. Every chapter
is visited by one of the National Consultants at least once each year.
New Member Pin Each new member receives a new member pin during her new member
period. Once the new member is initiated, she replaces the new member pin for
the Chi Omega badge.
Owl Pal An active member assigned to a
new member on a weekly basis at the beginning of her new member experience.
Panhellenic Council (NPC): The governing body
of women’s fraternities on the college/university campus.
Recruitment:A time during
which new members are selected.