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What's my bond number?
Every member of Alpha Chi Omega is assigned a unique member number which we refer to as a bond number. It is on the back label of The Lyre magazine. If you still need assistance, please contact headquarters, and we'll be happy to help you.
I would like to visit headquarters. Can I have a tour?
Alpha Chi Omega has a wonderful facility and we would love to show you around! Contact Vicky Harrison, Archivist/Ritual Coordinator, to schedule a visit.
I've moved. How do I change my address?
You can update your contact information on your member profile. If you have problems, contact headquarters. Thank you for staying connected!
Who should I contact about career opportunities with Alpha Chi Omega?
We're thrilled you are interested in working for Alpha Chi Omega! Patty Russell, Administrative Services Director, is responsible for employee hiring. Posted job opportunities will list specific requirements.
Do employees of Alpha Chi Omega have to be members?
No. Many of our employees are Alpha Chi Omegas, but membership isn't required for most positions at headquarters. In fact, after three years of employment, women who have not previously joined an NPC group are invited to become Alpha Chi Omegas!
I'm interested in becoming a house director of an Alpha Chi Omega facility. How can I apply?
Thank you for your interest in working with our facilities and collegiate members! You can send your resume and letter of interest to headquarters, and we will pass it on to appropriate parties when positions are available.
Who can I speak to about any questions pertaining to the Alpha Chi Omega Convention?
Diane Paschal is our marketing and events coordinator. She has the monumental task of putting on the biennial convention, as well as numerous other events and activities.
Does Alpha Chi Omega offer financial assistance or scholarships to members?
The Alpha Chi Omega Foundation provides financial aid, scholarships and grants to both collegiate and alumnae members. Visit the Foundation section to find out more about our scholarships and grants and all the good work of the Alpha Chi Omega Foundation.
Are gifts to Alpha Chi Omega tax-exempt?
Gifts to the Fraternity and the National Housing Corporation unfortunately are not tax-exempt. However, gifts to the Alpha Chi Omega Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable entity since it's establishment, are tax-exempt to the fullest extent allowed by law.
Can you provide the Foundation's tax identification number?
Certainly. That number is 31-0949882.
What is Alpha Chi Omega's fiscal year?
The fiscal year for all three of Alpha Chi Omega's entities-the Fraternity, the Foundation and the National Housing Corporation-runs from August 1 to July 31.
Where are collegiate chapters located, and how can I contact the chapter?
Use the Chapter Locator to find chapters and their contact information. If you have any questions, you can contact our collegiate experience department.
How do I become a member of Alpha Chi Omega?
For more information about becoming a member of Alpha Chi Omega, visit How to Join. One of the simplest ways is to register for formal recruitment on your campus. Many of our chapters also participate in continuous recruitment. You should contact the local collegiate chapter on your campus, use the Chapter Locator for more information.
My college doesn't have an Alpha Chi Omega chapter. Can I start one?
We are always interested in learning about campuses where women are interested in the Alpha Chi Omega experience. Find out more information at Start a Chapter. Please feel free to contact Beth Conder, Associate Executive Director, for more information or for clarification. We are pleased that you are interested in Alpha Chi Omega!
What are the costs associated with collegiate membership?
Collegiate dues are a combination of national and chapter fees. You can review our national fees in the Prospective Members section.
What if I transfer schools? Can I still be a member?
Absolutely. If you transfer to another school that has an Alpha Chi Omega chapter, you can request affiliation by that chapter. If you transfer to a school that doesn't have an Alpha Chi Omega chapter, or you didn't affiliate with the chapter on that campus, you become an alumna member.
How do I stay involved with Alpha Chi Omega once I graduate?
The wonderful thing about Alpha Chi Omega membership is that there are numerous ways to stay involved throughout your life. Visit our Alumnae section to find out about the alumnae experience, and be sure to check out our Volunteer Opportunities, too.
I'm interested in volunteering. Where do I start?
We are thrilled that you would like to volunteer and give back to Alpha Chi Omega. Alpha Chi Omega is proud to offer a variety of opportunities for our members to volunteer and give back to the Fraternity. Please refer to our Volunteer Opportunities for information about current open positions. If you have any questions, you can contact Kassie Kissinger, Director of Lifetime Engagement.
How do I refer a young woman for membership? What is the legacy policy?
Alpha Chi Omega values our legacies and your recommendations. Please visit our Recommend a Member page for information about legacies and about how to let a chapter know about an outstanding potential new member.
How do I find an alumnae chapter in my area, and who do I contact?
Use the Chapter Locator to find chapters and their contact information. If a chapter is not listed it means that we currently do not have an alumnae chapter in that area. You may contact Gina Fox, Assistant Director of Lifetime Engagement, for a listing of alumnae in the area.
How do I start an alumnae chapter?
Thank you for your continued interest in Alpha Chi Omega and for your desire to stay connected. If there isn't an alumnae chapter in your area, find out more about how to start a chapter in our alumnae section. You can also contact the appropriate province alumnae chair for assistance.
Where can I find resources for alumnae chapter officers?
Please refer to the Resource Center to find forms and resources to assist you as an officer of your alumnae chapter. You may also contact your province alumnae chair for information or explanation of any of the resources.
How would I obtain a list of women in my pledge class/in my chapter/in my area?
You may contact Stephanie Merrill, Lifetime Engagement Assistant, to obtain a listing of members. Please send the Geographic Directory Request with your request.
There is a terrific woman we'd like to initiate as an alumna. Where do we start?
Alpha Chi Omega's alumna initiate program provides the opportunity for women who have never participated in any other NPC organization the opportunity to be initiated into Alpha Chi Omega. Find out more this program in our alumnae section.
Where can I purchase Alpha Chi Omega merchandise?
Visit our Merchandise page to access our licensed vendors. Thanks for showing your Alpha Chi Omega spirit!
What is a licensed vendor, and where can I find a listing of Alpha Chi Omega vendors?
Licensed vendors are companies that provide high quality products to our members while protecting the integrity and ownership of our Alpha Chi Omega trademarks. Visit our Merchandise page to access a comprehensive listing of vendors and a description of their products.
My lyre badge needs to be fixed. What do I do?
If your badge is in need of repair, contact Herff Jones Greek Division at 800.422.4348 or use the Herff Jones Repair Form.
How do I order an anniversary pin?
Alpha Chi Omega has anniversary pins for 25, 50, 60, and 75 year members. Please contact Vicky Harrison, Archivist/Ritual Coordinator, to order your pin.
A badge is for sale on eBay. What should I do?
It is sad that many Alpha Chi Omega badges end up for sale on eBay and other such auction sites. Unfortunately, we cannot purchase all of the Alpha Chi Omega artifacts that are out there. Many kind alumnae take it upon themselves to purchase such items for their personal collections so they remain in members' hands. If you do see something for sale that you think should be a part of our archives, please contact Vicky Harrison, Archivist/Ritual Coordinator, and she will determine if it is of historical significance.
I am looking for a song we used to sing. Do you have the words to the "Sweetheart Song" or "Toast?"
You can find the lyrics to a few of Alpha Chi Omega's traditional songs in our Resource Center. If you need more help, you can contact Vicky Harrison, Archivist/Ritual Coordinator.
Where do I find a specific ceremony?
Most open ceremonies are available for download in our Resource Center. If you can't find what you are looking for, please contact Vicky Harrison, Archivist/Ritual Coordinator, for ceremonies and The Ritual of Alpha Chi Omega.
We need to order new ritual equipment. How do I do that?
It's simple. Fill out the Initiation Equipment Order Form and submit it to Vicky Harrison, Archivist/Ritual Coordinator.
Why am I not receiving The Lyre magazine?
The easiest way to make sure you continue to receive The Lyre magazine is to become a Life Loyal Alpha Chi Omega. If you do not wish to join the Life Loyal Alpha Chi Omega program, you can still receive the magazine by purchasing a subscription.
If you are a collegian, Life Loyal Alpha Chi Omega or subscriber and you are not receiving the magazine, we may not have your current mailing address. Be sure to update your contact information, and feel free to contact headquarters for more help.
How do I submit my alumnae or collegiate chapter's notes and reunions to The Lyre?
It's easy! Just send a 3-5 sentence description of the event and an accompanying photo to The Lyre. Submissions may also be sent via postal mail to:
How can I contribute to The Lyre?
Alpha Chi Omega Headquarters, c/o The Lyre
5939 Castle Creek Parkway North Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46250
We are always looking for volunteer writers and photographers for the magazine, especially those who are professionals in the fields of women's health, career planning, finance and journalism. Whether you are an experienced professional or this is your first attempt at being published, send us a sample of your skills. If you are interested in contributing to The Lyre or have a great story idea, contact the editor, Laura O'Brien.