The History of Fraternities and Sororities at EIU
This page is the kickoff to an on-going project to provide information about the fraternities and sororities at Eastern Illinois University.
Eastablishing Dates of Chapters at EIU
1930 Phi Sigma Epsilon, Delta Chapter
1941 Sigma Tau Gamma, Alpha Alpha Chapter (closed in 1990)
1947 Sigma Pi
1952 Tau Kappa Epsilon
1957 Alpha Kappa Lambda, Rho Chapter (closed in 1979)
1962 Delta Sigma Phi (closed in 2008)
1964 Pi Kappa Alpha
1966 Beta Sigma Psi (closed in 1984)
1967 Delta Chi (re-colonized in 2009)
1971 Sigma Chi
1972 Acacia (closed in 1977)
1977 Lambda Chi Alpha
1981 Delta Tau Delta
1985 Phi Sigma Kappa, Epsilon Delta Chapter (created due to National merger with Phi Sigma Epsilon, closed in 1986)
1985 Sigma Nu
1991 Sigma Phi Epsilon
1991 Kappa Delta Rho (closed in 1996)
1992 Phi Delta Theta (closed in 1999)
2002 Phi Kappa Theta
2008 Alpha Tau Omega
2008 Beta Theta Pi (colony)
2009 Sigma Alpha Epsilon
2010 Chi Phi (colony)
NPHC Fraternities & Sororities
1968 Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
1971 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
1971 Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
1972 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
1975 Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
1975 Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
1975 Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
1986 Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. (closed in 1994)
1942 Sigma Sigma Sigma
Delta Sigma Epsilon
1949 Delta Zeta
1956 Sigma Kappa
1961 Alpha Gamma Delta
1964 Kappa Delta (closed in 1984, re-chartered in 1997)
1969 Alpha Sigma Alpha
1972 Alpha Omicron Pi (closed in 1974)
1976 Alpha Phi
1982 Alpha Sigma Tau
1985 Phi Sigma Sigma (closed in 1997)
2005 Delta Delta Delta
1995 Beta Phi Pi Fraternity, Inc. (African-American, closed in 2002)
1999 Lambda Theta Phi Fraternity, Inc. (Latino, no records after 2000)
2001 Lambda Theta Alpha Sorority, Inc. (Latina, closed in 2005)
Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority, Inc. (Latina)Phi Rho Eta Fraternity, Inc. (African-American, Regional)