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Parents, Families, & Support Systems

Parents, family members and support systems of Thetas, welcome!

For more than 150 years, Kappa Alpha Theta members have upheld a tradition of leading the way for women in higher education. Your Theta is among more than 200,000 college and alumnae members who believe in the values of leadership, lifelong sisterhood, and scholarship.

Privacy of Members Statement

Theta values the involvement of parents, families, and support systems of our members. However, our members’ right to privacy is of the utmost importance. Information about, but not limited to, membership status, discipline issues, finances, and housing are provided solely to individual members. Members may choose not to share information with their parents or family members, and we respect their choice and privacy.

The Role of the Family

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The Role of the Family

The engagement of parents, family members and support systems in your Theta’s experience is encouraged and warmly welcomed. Regardless of your level of involvement, it is critical to recognize the importance of your Theta having an independent membership experience. While your support makes a positive impact, your Theta’s member experience is ultimately up to her.

Policy & Position Statements

Kappa Alpha Theta expects that all members will follow organizational policy, college/university regulations, and all local, state/province, and federal laws. Kappa Alpha Theta’s policies and position statements can be found below.

Member Conduct

Kappa Alpha Theta expects that all members will follow organizational policy, college/university regulations and all local, state/province, and federal laws. Failure to meet these expectations may lead to individual member discipline.


Kappa Alpha Theta does not tolerate any acts that may be construed as hazing. Hazing can be defined as an activity that endangers or is likely to endanger the emotional and/or physical health or safety of a member or new member or which may reasonable be assumed to humiliate, embarrass, or cause personal discomfort regardless of one’s willingness to participate. Hazing may result in chapter and member discipline, including termination of membership.

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Diversity and Inclusion

Kappa Alpha Theta welcomes, in accordance with the laws of the Fraternity, all college women, without regard to race, religion, national origin, age, disability, or other marginalized identities. Those who identify as women are eligible for membership. Kappa Alpha Theta is committed to fighting racism, discrimination, and inequity – both within our sisterhood and within our world.

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Alcohol and Drugs

Kappa Alpha Theta expects all members to abide by local, state/province, and federal laws regarding alcohol, drugs, and other substances. Using college chapter funds to purchase alcohol and/or drugs is strictly prohibited. No alcohol and/or drugs are to be stored, served, or consumed on Kappa Alpha Theta property.

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Theta Lingo and Definitions

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  • We are thrilled that our daughter has joined Kappa Alpha Theta. She has never been happier. It is our pleasure to donate to Theta Foundation and help to continue the programs and opportunities you offer.

    Parent of a member at Epsilon Rho/Lehigh

  • My daughter was a spring sophomore transfer student heading into recruitment. The Thetas were able to make her feel welcome, safe, included, and a part of something special and bigger than herself. I am excited for her journey and I am a very proud Theta mom.

    Mother of a member at Eta Omega/Saint Louis

Common Questions About Theta Membership

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