Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
“So you want to
be a member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, “a Que,” an Omega Man” Psalms 37:23
states “The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord; and he delighteth in
his way.” Omega can be your chosen way of life if you choose - if you desire to
be a cut above the rest!
founders were men whose steps were ordered by the Lord because “Omega” is the
conclusion or culmination of a successful journey that many men chose as a way
Omega Psi Phi
Fraternity is a professional organization of educated men with similar ideas
and like attainments. The fraternity’s founders chose Manhood, Scholarship,
Perseverance and Uplift as the cardinal principles that every prospective
candidate must possess. Our fraternity’s motto is “Friendship Is Essential
To The Soul” Since the birth of the organization, Omega has and will
continue to impact the world in every profession and all walks of life.
Candidates must exhibit the qualities of the Fraternity’s Four Cardinal
Manhood – Being appropriate in
character and marked by moral excellence, courage; bravery; and resolve.
Scholarship – Demonstrating an
attitude toward education, learning and being informed by achieving or
exceeding and maintaining the minimum educational requirements of the
Perseverance – Exhibiting a “spirit”
of brotherhood, togetherness, humility, cooperation, and a willingness to go an
extra mile for the goal sought, as a responsible first-class citizen. This can
be demonstrated by presenting obstacles overcome, awards received and honors
Uplift – Sharing ones gifts with
the community in the form verifiable aid, activism and leadership.
To be eligible
for membership in Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, a prospective candidate must:
Be enrolled as a current full-time student in an accredited four
(4) year college that is in good standing
Possess a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (in a 4.0 system, or equivalent in
a different system).
Have completed at least 30 semester credit hours in a standard
Submit three (3) letters of recommendation from financial members
of Omega Psi Phi.
Submit a Medical Consent and Release (Form 89) from a
licensed physician taken within the last ninety (90) days. Parent/Guardian
signature is required for candidates under 18 years of age.
Complete an Application for Membership – Form 9A
Sign and notarize all required documents
Turn the application in to your Membership Selection Process (MSP)
Have verifiable school participation in extracurricular
activities, community involvement and campus organizations.
Must have minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited
University. Note: If the candidate graduated from a university, which has an
active chapter of Omega Psi Phi, they must wait 48 months after graduation
before applying for membership.
Must provide at least three (3) letters of recommendation from financial
members of Omega Psi Phi.
Must be sponsored by a member of the Chapter to which he is
applying through the submission of a Nomination Form.
Must have verifiable community participation and activism, church
involvement, and leadership experience.
fraternity emphasizes the selection of men of the highest calibre, you will be
interviewed by the local Membership Selection Team. The Membership Selection
Team will notify you of the results of your application for candidacy after all
interviews have been conducted.
fraternity will perform a criminal background check to ensure that we are
selecting men that are of the highest integrity. Note: submission to polygraph
may also be required
Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. takes pride in fulfilling it’s commitment to service,
humanity, and to our mandated programs. See Mandated Programs link.