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Below is a list of our current student organizations! To join an organzation or to find out when meetings are held, feel free to email the current president or look on ORGSYNC, also known as NorseUp, on the Northern Kentucky University website. 

If you have questions regarding greek life, please contact Colin Blouin in Fraternity and Sorority Life in Student Union 302 at (859) 572-6046 or at!


Greek Life

Alpha Phi Alpha
Founded: Tuesday December 4, 1906
Incorporated: Wednesday January 29, 1908
Motto: First of all, servants of all, we shall transcend all.
Colors: Black and Old Gold
Purpose: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. develops leaders, promotes brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities.
Founded: Thursday January 5, 1911
Motto: "Training for Leadership since 1911"
Symbol: The Kappa Diamond
Colors: Crimson and Cream
Purpose: The purpose of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. is to unite college men of culture, patriotism, and honor in a bond of fraternity. Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. is dedicated to uplifting its members and the community through the fraternity's fundamental purpose of achievement.
Kappa Alpha Psi
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Founded: November 17, 1911

Incorporated: October 28, 1914

Motto: "Friendship is essential to the soul."

Colors: Royal Purple and Old Gold

Purpose: To attract and build a strong and effective force and scholarly men dedicated to the principals of manhood, scholarship, perseverance, and uplift.


Founded: Friday, January 9, 1914

Incorporation date: January 31, 1920

Motto: "Culture For
Service and Service For Humanity."

Symbol: White Dove

Colors: Royal Blue and Pure White

Purpose: A Brotherhood of Conscious Men Actively Serving Our Communities. #brotherhoodfirst

The brothers of Phi Beta Sigma are the Fraternity’s most valuable resource and strength. They are the primary means by which the Phi Beta Sigma objectives will be achieved. In order to accomplish the Fraternity’s objectives, it is essential that systems are instituted that effectively embody “Culture For Service and Service For Humanity” and promote brotherhood, scholarship and service.

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
zeta phi beta

Founded: Jaunary 16,1920
Motto:“A community conscious, action-oriented organization"
Symbol: White Dove
Colors: Royal Blue & Pure White
Purpose:The purpose of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority is to foster the ideas of sisterhood, service, charity, civil and cultural endeavors, scholarship and finer womanhood. These ideals are reflected in the sorority's national program for which its members and auxiliary groups provide voluntary service to staff, community outreach programs, fund scholarships, support organized charities, and promote legislation for social and civic change."
Founded: November 12, 1922
Motto: "Greater Service, Greater Progress”
Symbol: Poodle
Colors: Royal Blue and Antique Gold
Purpose: Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority's aim is to enhance the quality of life within the community. Public service, leadership development and education of youth are the hallmark of the organization's programs and activities. Sigma Gamma Rho addresses concerns that impact society educationally, civically, and economically.
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.

Founded: September 19, 1963

Symbol: Centaur

Motto: "Building A Tradition, Not Resting Upon One! and/or It Takes a Man!"

Colors: Charcoal Brown and Gilded Gold

Purpose: “The development and perpetuation of Scholarship, Leadership, Citizenship, Fidelity, and Brotherhood among Men.”


Student Oranizations

Purpose: The ASU seeks to raise the awareness of the continental Africa and promote greater cultural and international knowledge and events for the NKU Campus and community.
African Student Union
Anointed Voices
The purpose of the Anointed Voices Gospel Choir shall be to serve as a praise and worship and praise ministry to the campus and surrounding community of Northern Kentucky in the form of gospel music, to the Most High God. This organization brings together students who are interested in promoting spiritual unity among the students of Northern Kentucky University. It encourages each one to strive for excellence in all endeavors, and consciousness of issues that involve every denomination of Christianity to all students who attend, have attended, or employed by Northern Kentucky University spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
The purpose of this organization shall be: To provide a brotherhood, whose character exemplifies high standards, to serve as a governing body for African/African American males at Northern Kentucky University; Establishes ~ and providing university and community service, having high scholastic conduct and facilitating social and recreational activities among its members
Black Men's Organization
Black Studnet Union

The purpose of BSU shall be to serve as a unifying organization for all the African American organizations that are recognized by Northern Kentucky University. We will bring together students who are interested in promoting consciousness of issues that African American students attending NKU, cultivate cultural awareness and social enhancement by utilizing collaborated skills and talents of African American student organizations. We are dedicated to developing and strengthening leadership skills of students, and provide service to the NKU African American community. We will take a proactive stance in being the voice for the African American student of NKU.
The purpose of Black Women's Organization shall be to serve as a governing body for Black (and minority) women that are recognized by Northern Kentucky University.  This organization brings together students who are interested in promoting the conscious issues that minority students (especially women) who attend Northern Kentucky University are subject to and encounter, cultivate development and social enhancement by utilizing collaborated skills and talents, strengthen leadership abilities of students, and provide service to the Northern Kentucky as well as the surrounding community.
Black Women's Orginzation

ENVI is your favorite campus Hip Hop Dance Team. We serve as a group for those with a love for the art and expression of dance, as well as provide an environment where people can collaboratively choreograph and perform different variations of the style of modern hip-hop dance
Historically the NAACP had been a vessel for change, serving as a non-profit organization working to improve the political, educational, social and economic status of minority groups; to eliminate racial prejudice; to keep public aware of the adverse affects of racial discrimination; and to take all lawful action to secure the elimination of discrimination. In addition our objectives are to inform students of problems affecting minorities groups. The NKU Chapter of the NAACP is committed not only to our purpose listed above but also to engage in a " New Age Activism for a Common Purpose" as we promote a new generation of leadership within the organization and advocate for social and political injustices.
Nu Upsilon
Nu Upsilon acknowledges African American women for their contributions in our Northern Kentucky University community and beyond. Women who empower and achieve excellence with confidence, meaning and purpose.
R.O.C.K.S uses its core fundamentals to promote the benefits of being responsible, seizing every opportunity, giving back to the community, embracing knowledge, and building and maintaining success, while developing African American freshmen as leaders on Northern Kentucky University’s campus.