Start a Chapter

Interested in starting a Sigma Chi chapter on your campus?

The Fraternity is excited to explore all potential expansion opportunities. Maintaining a reputation of excellence, Sigma Chi has developed an expansion process that allows for the healthy growth and development of high-performing chapters. Our mission is to provide quality representation at exemplary North American colleges and universities to undergraduates who wish to become Sigma Chis. If you are in need of additional information, please contact one of our expansion team members.


Des Robinson Walker Patten
Associate Director of Expansion Expansion Coordinator
(847) 869-3655, ext. 223 (847) 869-3655, ext. 254


The Expansion Process

The most updated expansion policy is available for download here. For answers to our most frequently asked questions, please click here.

Current Colonies and Interest Groups

As of Jan. 1, 2017, Sigma Chi has nine approved colonies working through the expansion process.

Colony Name School
Sigma Chi Xi Binghamton University
Sigma Chi Omega University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Sigma Chi Theta St. Louis University
Sigma Chi Sigma Virginia Commonwealth University
Sigma Chi Lambda
Brock University  
Sigma Chi Alpha Miami University
Sigma Chi Delta Armstrong State University



Upcoming New Chapter Initiatives

University Location Date
San Diego State University San Diego Spring 2017

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas Spring 2017

Auburn University

Auburn, Alabama Fall 2017

West Chester University

West Chester, Pennsylvania Fall 2017