The Delta Chi Preamble
“We, the members of The Delta Chi Fraternity, believing that great advantages are to be derived from a brotherhood of college and university men, appreciating that close association may promote friendship, develop character, advance justice, and assist in the acquisition of a sound education, do ordain and establish this Constitution” - Delta Chi Preamble
11 BASIC EXPECTATIONS
I will strive for academic achievement and practice academic integrity.
I will respect the dignity and worth of all persons. I will not physically, mentally, psychologically or sexually abuse or haze any human being.
I will protect the health and safety of all human beings.
I will respect my property and the property of others; therefore, I will neither abuse nor support the abuse of property.
I will meet my financial obligations in a timely manner.
I will neither use nor support the use of illegal drugs. I will neither abuse nor support the abuse of alcohol.
I will acknowledge that a clean and attractive environment is essential to both physical and mental health; therefore, I will do all in my power to see that the chapter property is safe, properly cleaned and maintained.
I will know and understand the ideals expressed in my fraternity Ritual and will incorporate them into my daily life.
I will exercise compassion and understanding in dealing with all persons.
I will sustain my commitment to and involvement with the Fraternity throughout my lifetime.
I will challenge all my fraternity members to abide by these fraternity obligations and will confront those who violate them.
DELTA CHI FACTS
Colors: Red and Buff
Flower: White Carnation
Public Motto: Leges
Philanthropic Organization: The V Foundation for Cancer Research
Size: 125 chapters and colonies throughout the United States and Canada with over 105,000 initiates.