Alpha Delta Pi is also called ADPi. It was formed in 1851 at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia. Its headquarters are in Atlanta, Georgia. This women’s sorority is a member of the National Panhellenic Conference.
It was first founded as an Adelphean society by Eugenia Tucker Fitzgerald and five of her friends. It is the first secret society for women. In 1905, its name was changed from Adelphean Society to Alpha Delta Phi. The name of Alpha Delta Phi was officially changed to Alpha Delta Pi in 1913.
Alpha Delta Pi is committed to sisterhood, high academic standards, values and ethics and social responsibility. It is established on the principles of leadership, sisterhood, scholarship and service. Their vision is that Alpha Delta Pi is a way of life.
The official colors of Alpha Delta Pi are azure blue and white, where azure-blue stands for friendship, and white stands for truth. The official flower is woodland violet. Since woodland violets are unavailable for purchase thus African violet are used as substitutes.
The official mascot of Alpha Delta Pi is “Alphie” the Lion, its symbol is diamond, and the sorority’s motto is “We Live For Each Other.” Its philanthropy is Ronald McDonald House Charities. Alpha Delta Pi’s official magazine is The Adelphean.
What are the requirements To Join Alpha Delta Pi
The minimum GPA required to be its member is 2.8 to 3.2 in high school and 2.6 to 3.0 in College.
How can you join Alpha Delta Pi
Alpha Delta Pi can be joined through a formal recruitment process. Through the formal recruitment process, sorority members and potential new members meet each other and get acquainted. Recruitment through a formal process happens only once a year. It is a mutual selection process and allows the potential new members to meet the sorority members. Potential new members are also selected through continuous informal recruitment. Informal recruitment is held on some of the campuses throughout the year.
An alumna can also recommend a potential new member or a legacy through the “Potential New Member” recommendation form.
Women are advised to contact the National Panhellenic office or the sorority office for more information about the recruitment process.
How much does it cost to join Alpha Delta Pi
The cost to join Alpha Delta Pi may vary across campus. You can contact the chapter office at your campus to know more about membership fees and dues.
The membership fees and dues at one of the chapters of Alpha Delta Pi are as follows:
|New Member 1st semester||New Member 2nd semester||Active member living in-house||Active member living out-of-house|
|Total per semester||$1368||$990||$4931||$1496|