List of fictional fraternities and sororities

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Film[edit]

Accepted[edit]

  • Beta Kappa Epsilon, fraternity

Alpha Girls[edit]

  • Alpha Beta, sorority

American Pie Presents: Beta House[edit]

  • Beta Delta Ksi (Beta), fraternity
  • Epsilon Sigma Kappa (Geek), fraternity
  • Kappa Phi Nu, fraternity
  • Lambda Pi, fraternity

Big Fish[edit]

  • Sigma Omega Delta, sorority

Black Christmas[edit]

  • Delta Alpha Kappa

The Butterfly Effect[edit]

  • Chi Phi Beta, fraternity

Can't Hardly Wait[edit]

  • Delta Iota Kappa

Community[edit]

  • Omega Theta Rho
  • Delta Cube (not to be confused with Delta Delta Delta, which is a Panhellenic Sorority)

Dead Man on Campus[edit]

  • Kappa Omega Penis

Decoys[edit]

  • Pi Beta Omega, sorority

Domino[edit]

  • Zeta Theta Theta (ΖΘΘ), fraternity

Dirty Work[edit]

  • Phi Kappa Delta

Drumline[edit]

  • Sigma Phi Alpha, Sorority

Dude, Where's the Party?[edit]

  • Rho Beta Rho

Dukes of Hazzard[edit]

  • Kappa Mu Alpha sorority

An Extremely Goofy Movie[edit]

  • Gamma Mu Mu fraternity

College[edit]

  • Beta Phi Tau fraternity
  • Kappa Nu Psi sorority

Fraternity House[edit]

Iota Gamma Chi

Fraternity Massacre at Hell Island[edit]

  • Zeta Alpha Rho, fraternity

Fraternity Row[edit]

  • Gamma Nu Pi, fraternity
  • Kappa Delta Alpha, fraternity

Fraternity Vacation[edit]

  • Theta Pi Gamma, fraternity
  • Rho Tau Sigma, fraternity

Friends 'Til the End[edit]

  • Kappa Pi
  • Lambda Delta
  • Fox Theta Delta
  • Rho Alpha Delta Iota (padi-men)

Going Greek[edit]

  • Kappa Alpha Tau

Hell Night[edit]

  • Alpha Sigma Rho

Higher Learning[edit]

  • Zeta Epsilon Alpha*
  • Theta Kappa*
  • Beta Tau Beta*

H.O.T.S.[edit]

  • H.O.T.S., sorority, never described as Eta Omicron Tau Sigma, in fact an English acronym standing for the names of four members.
  • P.I.E., sorority, not given a Greek name, but presumably Rho Iota Epsilon. (P.I.E)

The House Bunny[edit]

  • Zeta Alpha Zeta, the sorority that Shelly fixes up
  • Phi Iota Mu, sorority that torments the ladies of Zeta Alpha Zeta
  • Kappa Eta Sigma, the fraternity singing in the karaoke

The Initiation of Sarah - 2006 remake[edit]

  • Pi Epsilon Delta, sorority
  • Gamma Alpha Delta fraternity

Legally Blonde[edit]

  • Delta Nu, sorority of which Elle Woods was president. In the book which the film is based on, Elle is said to be a member of Delta Gamma sorority, the delta nu crest shown in the opening scene of the film is very similar to the Delta Gamma Crest, with a dog head instead of a rose. The name of the sorority was altered in the film for legal reasons. However, an actual Delta Nu sorority exists at Dickinson College, founded in 1971 following a split from the Chi Omega women's fraternity.
  • Lambda Kappa Pi, fraternity
  • Zeta Lambda Nu, fraternity of which Elle was Sweetheart.

Monsters University[edit]

Various fraternities and sororities with some 'Greek' characters unique to Monstropolis and the Monster world.[1]

Fraternities

  • Jaws Theta Chi (JOX)
  • Roar Omega Roar (ROR)
  • Omega Howl (OH)
  • Gamma Roar Roar (GRR)
  • Slugma Oozma Python (EOP)
  • Oozma Kappa (OK)

Sororities

  • Slugma Slugma Kappa (EEK)
  • Slugma Kappa Theta (EKO)
  • Eta Hiss Hiss (HSS)
  • Chi Phi Argma (XOA)
  • Python Nu Kappa (PNK)
  • Argma Slugma Argma (AEA)

National Lampoon's Animal House[edit]

  • Delta Tau Chi, fraternity (the "Animal House"; based on Alpha Delta Phi at Dartmouth College[2])
  • Omega Theta Pi, fraternity (based on Sigma Alpha Epsilon at Dartmouth College[3])
  • Gamma Kappa Epsilon (GEKES) (parade float - Playboy) (based on Yale's Delta Kappa Epsilon, or DEKES)
  • Sigma Sigma (parade float - Mongols)
  • Omega–Pi Pi Pi (parade float - Camelot)
  • Zeta Tau Beta (parade float - clasped white and black hands)

National Lampoon's Pledge This![edit]

  • Gamma Gamma, sorority of South Beach University

National Lampoon's Van Wilder[edit]

  • Sigma Theta Upsilon
  • Lambda Omega Omega (The Nerdy Fraternity)
  • Delta Iota Kappa (DIK)

Neighbors[edit]

  • Delta Psi Beta

Old School[edit]

  • Lambda Epsilon Omega

PCU[edit]

  • The Order of Balls and Shaft, fraternity
  • Psi Kappa Mu (Predecessor to The Pit)

Pride of the Yankees[edit]

  • Sigma Alpha Psi

Reefer Madness (2005 film)[edit]

  • Phi Beta Cannabis

Revenge of the Nerds[edit]

Fraternities and Sororities of Revenge of the Nerds[4]

Fraternity Name Characteristics Paired Sorority Name Characteristics
ΛΛΛ Lambda Lambda Lambda, aka "Tri Lamb" a black fraternity that has a nerd chapter at Adams College ΩΜ Omega Mu
ΑΒ Alpha Beta athletes' fraternity ΠΔΠ Pi Delta Pi sorority of pretty girls
PPP Rho Rho Rho In Greek Sing Contest ΙΣΨ Iota Sigma Psi
ROTC Reserve Officers Training Corps (ΡΟΤΧ) (Greek for ROTC) (On some t-shirts the matched sorority)[5]
ΝΤΝ Nu Tau Nu ΩΨ Omega Psi
AN Alpha Nu ΧΣΡ Chi Sigma Rho
ΒΔΓ Beta Delta Gamma ΗΒ Eta Beta

Road Trip[edit]

  • Kappa Lambda
  • Xi Chi
  • Kappa Alpham, sorority

The Haunting of Sorority Row[edit]

The Roommate[edit]

  • Tau Sigma Kappa

School Daze[edit]

  • Gamma Phi Gamma-(Local fraternity founded in 1907 on the campus of Wilmington College, Wilmington, OH better known as the "Gobblers")

It could be mimicking an African-American social fellowship fraternity known as Groove Phi Groove (G Φ G) founded at Morgan State College in 1962. It has several chapters located on small college campuses throughout the South and on a handful of Historical Black Colleges and Universities campuses. http://www.groove-phi-groove.org/index/history

Scream 2[edit]

  • Omega Beta Zeta, sorority
  • Omega Kappa Beta
  • Phi Lambda Alpha
  • Delta Lambda Zeta

Sorority Boys[edit]

  • Kappa Omicron Kappa fraternity
  • Pi Pi Pi sorority
  • Delta Omicron Gamma sorority

Sorority Row[edit]

  • Theta Pi, sorority
  • Chi Delta Gamma, sorority
  • Kappa Omicron Psi, fraternity
  • Rho Sigma Nu, fraternity

Sorority Wars[edit]

  • Delta Beta Theta, sorority
  • Kappa Theta Xi, sorority
  • Beta Upsilon Eta, fraternity
  • Gamma Rho Alpha, sorority
  • Zeta Eta Pi, sorority
  • Lambda Mu Pi, sorority

State Fair[edit]

  • Gamma Hubba Hubba, Wayne's characterization of a sorority that Eleanor was supposedly a member of

Stomp the Yard[edit]

  • Mu Gamma Xi
  • Theta Nu Theta (TNT)

Sydney White[edit]

  • ΚΦΝ - Kappa Phi Nu sorority
  • ΒΩΡ - Beta Omega Rho fraternity
  • Vortex

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Television[edit]

The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius[edit]

  • Pi Rho Omega, fraternity (episode Jimmy goes to College)

Aqua Teen Hunger Force[edit]

  • (apparently 3 symbols unrelated to any earth languages), alien fraternity (Episode Frat Aliens)

Beverly Hills, 90210[edit]

  • Alpha Omega sorority - sorority that Donna and Kelly join
  • Kappa Epsilon Gamma Fraternity (KEG) - fraternity that Steve and John Sears join

Blue Mountain State[edit]

  • Sigma Lambda (The Goathouse)

Bones[edit]

  • Beta Delta Sigma, fraternity at fictional Middlesex College near Washington DC (season 4 episode 24 - The Beaver in the Otter)

Boy Meets World[edit]

  • Magnum Pi

Buffy the Vampire Slayer[edit]

  • Delta Zeta Kappa, fraternity, (episode "Reptile Boy")
  • Gamma Kappa Tau, fraternity (episode "Selfless")

Chuck[edit]

  • Gamma Delta Phi, fraternity (Stanford University, episode 'Chuck Versus the Alma Mater')

Code Monkeys[edit]

  • Alpha Sigma Sigma, from the episode 'Dean In Charge'

The Colbert Report[edit]

  • Tau Gamma Rho

Cold Case[edit]

  • Gamma Rho, fraternity

Community[edit]

  • Omega Theta Rho, fraternity
  • Kappa Eta Sigma, sorority
  • Zeta Phi Tau, fraternity
  • Delta Cubes, fraternity

Cougar Town[edit]

  • Omega Beta Theta, fraternity (episode "Something Big", Season 3 Episode 6)

Dawson's Creek[edit]

  • Sigma Epsilon, fraternity[6]

Days of Our Lives[edit]

  • Alpha Chi Theta, at the University of Salem. President; Morgan Hollingsworth. The Sorority house was the site of Ford Decker’s death.

A Different World[edit]

  • Kappa Lambda Nu, fraternity
  • Alpha Delta Rho, sorority

Dorm Life[edit]

  • Kappa Gopher Shane, fraternity started by characters Gopher and Shane in response to not rushing.

Dragnet[edit]

  • Kappa Tau, sorority at unnamed university in Los Angeles Season 2 episode 9 "The Big Amateur"

Drawn Together[edit]

  • Phi Alpha Gimmel, fictional fraternity started by Captain Hero; composed of the Greek symbols Phi and Alpha and the Hebrew symbol Gimel; presumably pronounced 'phag' (Episode Freaks & Greeks). The fake fraternity's symbol (or crest) is that of Tau Kappa Epsilon's Shield of Norman Form or the TKE Coat of Arms. This can be seen when Captain Hero shows the pictures of the past members of the Fraternity.
  • Shin Lamedh Mem, the fictional Yiddish fraternity down the street from Phi Alpha Gimmel.

Family Guy[edit]

  • Sigma Chi Psi, fraternity, shown in the episode "You Can't Do That on Television, Peter", for a cutaway gag.

The Following[edit]

  • Delta Rho Gamma, sorority, shown in the pilot episode as character Jordy Raines talks his way into the house, and in the second episode as the scene of Raines' murders.

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air[edit]

  • Phi Beta Gamma, (African American) fraternity (Episode Blood is Thicker Than Mud) {Not related to Phi Beta Gamma Located near the University of New Hampshire}
  • Lambda Kappa Nu, snooty fraternity that Carlton is interested in. "We're Lambda Kappa Nu, our blood is very blue, our money's old, our cards are gold, and who the heck are you?" (Episode Blood is Thicker Than Mud)
  • Delta Kappa Tau, nerd fraternity at the rush week (Episode Blood is Thicker Than Mud)
  • Kappa Omega Psi, sorority at SCU, a rival school of ULA, where Carlton was held captive as ULA's mascot. (Episode I Know Why the Caged Bird Screams)
  • Kappa Phi Gamma, sorority that girlfriend Lisa pledged. (Episode Will's Misery)
  • Pi Nu, A fraternity mentioned by Uncle Phil, as he was remembering his days at Princeton University which prompted Will to respond with "So that makes you what, a, Pi man ?" Insinuating that his uncle likes pie. (Episode To Thine Own Self Be Blue... and Gold)

Friends[edit]

Full House[edit]

  • Chi Sigma Sigma, Danny and Joey's college fraternity
  • Lambda Tau Delta, Chi Sigma Sigma's rival sorority

Futurama[edit]

  • Epsilon Rho Rho ("Err"), Robot fraternity (also known as "Robot House")
  • Snooty House (written as SNΘΘΤΥ), rich, snooty fraternity
  • Kappa Kappa Wong, named after the wealthy patron family

Greek[edit]

  • Zeta Beta Zeta, Sorority
  • Kappa Tau Gamma, Fraternity
  • Pi Pi Pi, Sorority
  • Psi Phi Pi, Fraternity
  • Lambda Sigma Omega, Fraternity
  • Pi Sigma Theta
  • Theta Pi Gamma
  • Mu Gamma Sigma
  • Iota Kappa Iota, Sorority
  • Omega Chi Delta, Fraternity
  • Gamma Psi Alpha, Sorority
  • Rho Mu Sigma Phi, Grandsociety Fraternity and Sorority
  • DELTA EPSILON LAMBDA, DELTANS Fraternity and Sorority

Hawaii Five-O[edit]

  • Beta Phi Tau, fraternity at fictional Oahu State University in Season 3 episode 12 "Kapu"
  • Lambda Lambda Phi, sorority at fictional Oahu State University in Season 3 episode 12 "Kapu"

How I Met Your Mother[edit]

  • Kappa Kappa Nu (episode "The Playbook")
  • Kappa Epsilon Gamma (KEG), sorority
  • Sigma G Theta (episode "Showdown")

It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia[edit]

  • Delta Omega Lambda Fraternity (Episode "The Gang Reignites The Rivalry") Dennis was a member

The Jamie Foxx Show[edit]

  • Alpha Delta Zeta, sorority (the sorority to which Fancy and Aunt Helen belonged)

Law & Order[edit]

  • Kappa Delta Alpha Sorority (Episode Pledge)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit[edit]

  • Kappa Delta Alpha Fraternity (Episode Fight)
  • Tau Omega Fraternity (Episodes "Brotherhood", "Girl Dishonored")
  • Beta Lambda Fraternity (Episode Consent)
  • Phi Delta Fraternity (Episode Spectacle)
  • Omega Beta Zeta (Episode "Svengali")

Lost Girl[edit]

  • Kappa Theta Xi Sorority (Episode Oh Kappa, My Kappa)

MADtv[edit]

M*A*S*H (TV series)[edit]

Mr. Ed[edit]

  • Alpha Epsilon Mu sorority at fictional Brighton University. The sisters kidnapped Mr. Ed and kept him in their basement to be their mascot Season 1 episode 6 (Feb 9, 1961) "Sorority House"

My Name Is Earl[edit]

  • Phi Alpha -Fraternity brother hands out flyer for an "All Day Party" (Episode The Professor)

NCIS[edit]

  • Alpha Chi Delta, Tony DiNozzo's fraternity.

Pretty Little Liars[edit]

  • Nu Sigma Theta
  • Pi Sigma Theta - Cover for Me Episode

Psych[edit]

  • Beta Kappa Theta sorority (Episode Scary Sherry 2: Bianca's Toast[7])

Quantum Leap[edit]

  • Chi Kappa Delta, fraternity (Season 5 Episode 16 - 1993 Return of the Evil Leaper')
  • Tau Kappa Beta, fraternity (Episode Animal Frat')

Relic Hunter[edit]

  • Nu Theta Phi sorority (Sydney Fox used to belong to this sorority).

Rizzoli & Isles[edit]

  • Psi Beta Tau, a sorority at fictional Boston Cambridge University (BCU) (Season 4 Episode 2 "In Over Your Head" 2 Jul 2013).

Robot Chicken[edit]

Kappa Omega Kappa which is used as a genital euphemism.

Sabrina, the Teenage Witch[edit]

  • Mu Pi, sorority (Episode House of Pi[8])

Saturday Night Live[edit]

  • Sigma Lambda Omega, fraternity that cannot read (SLO) (Sketch "Fraternity"[9])

Saved By The Bell[edit]

  • Alpha Mu
  • Beta Delta
  • Kappa Theta
  • Pi Psi
  • Sigma Alpha Fraternity

Scrubs[edit]

  • Omega Beta Gamma - The sorority Eliott was in during her undergraduate studies. Possibly a play on the OB-GYN doctors trying a recruit Elliot, which J.D. refers to as a sorority.
  • Theta Omega - The fraternity Turk was in during his undergraduate studies. In the episode My Chopped Liver, J.D. and Turk visit the Theta Omega fraternity house with their faces painted as the other friend's skin colour. Upon ringing the doorbell, Turk notices another friend and leaves, leaving J.D. and his blackface alone and beaten up as a result of the unintentionally racist stunt.

Shameless[edit]

  • Pi Beta Omega, sorority

The Simpsons[edit]

Smallville[edit]

  • Tri-Psi Sorority, an all-girl vampire sorority (Episode Thirst)
  • Alpha Alpha Alpha, all-girl sorority at Metropolis University that helps the football team recruit (Episode Recruit)

The Sopranos[edit]

  • Eta Zeta Psi fraternity, (Episode He Is Risen)

Sorority Lane[edit]

  • Beta Pi Delta Sorority, a hot sorority on the CULA campus
  • Gamma Chi Alpha Sorority, Beta Pi's rival sorority
  • Theta Phi Omega Fraternity, Party fraternity in CULA

Sports Night[edit]

  • Sigma Kappa Phi, an all-male fraternity to whose poker games Natalie was always invited during her college days (Episode Shoe Money Tonight)

Sweet Valley High and Sweet Valley University[edit]

Tales From The Crypt[edit]

  • Delta Omega Alpha (or DOA), an all girl sorority. At the end of the episode, it is revealed that they are an "all-ghoul" sorority who eat cruel fraternity leaders. (Episode House of Horror) Also probably a play on the Dead On Arrival acronym used by police.

Tyler Perry's House of Payne[edit]

  • Omega Alpha Kappa, fraternity, steppers at Calvin/Pookie/Peanut's house party

Undeclared[edit]

  • Theta Delta Zeta (ΘΔΖ), fraternity

Undergrads[edit]

  • Alpha Sigma, fraternity
  • Upsilon Sigma Phi Fraternity, gay fraternity

Veronica Mars[edit]

Warehouse 13[edit]

  • Psi Phi Zeta (PPZ), fraternity (episode "Savage Seduction"). Reference is also made to a rival "ATF."

Wizards of Waverly Place[edit]

  • Zeta Theta Beta.

Yes, Dear[edit]

  • Phi Sigma Gamma, the sorority Christine joined after going back to school. (Episode Sorority Girl)

Colleges[edit]

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Gamma Alpha Gamma (GAG), a hack[10]
  • Lambda Sigma Delta (LSD)[11]
  • Pi Tau Zeta[12]
  • Pi Omega Tau

University of Missouri

  • Phi Alpha Kappa

Syracuse University, Brandeis University

  • Beta Gamma Theta (BRO)

California State University

  • Zeta Epsilon Alpha Lambda Fraternity/Sorority

University of Maryland

  • Omicron Omicron Omicron (OOO)

University of California, Berkeley

  • Lambda Nu Kappa

Old Dominion University

  • Delta Iota Kappa Fraternity

Baylor University

  • Zeta Zigga Zamma (ZZZ)

Role-playing games[edit]

GURPS Illuminati University[edit]

Over the Edge (role-playing game)[edit]

  • ΑΡΤ - Alpha Rho Tau, "ART." The intellectual and artistic sorority.
  • ΔΕΘ - Delta Epsilon Theta, "DETh." The intellectual and artistic fraternity.
  • ΣΟΒ - Sigma Omicron Beta, or "SOB." The jock fraternity.
  • ΣΕΧ - Sigma Epsilon Chi, or "SEX." The Diva Sorority.

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Alternative fictional groups[edit]

  • ΓΔΙ - Gamma Delta Iota, GDI or "God damn independent," a term used to collectively describe non-Greeks. In recent years, college students have adopted the name more frequently, spurring T-shirts[13] and numerous Facebook groups.
  • ΦΑΓ - Phi Alpha Gamma or fag. An anti-gay slur used by some and a sign of pride when worn by others.

See also[edit]

References[edit]