Alpha Psi Omega
Alpha Psi Omega is the honorary dramatic fraternity designed as a reward, honor and privilege for students who excel in the study of theatre arts. Entrance is determined by performance in the classroom as well as in production and on stage. Fredonia is home to the Theta Omega Cast.
Regulations and Requirements of Membership (in accordance with National By-Laws)
- Must be a second semester sophomore, junior, or senior in good standing with both the State University of New York College at Fredonia, and with the department in which you are involved in. Note, anyone involved with Dance, Music and Theatre may be eligible for membership.
- Must have at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA in your major.
- Eligibility shall be determined by a point system in which set points are awarded for participation and contribution to all aspects of college theatre. (Including technical work, and performances in dance, drama and music.)
- Any transfer student is eligible for membership providing he or she can show evidence of participation in other college or university productions.
- The point system shall apply to all productions (opera, drama and dance).
- Professional work that receives college credit can be included with the recognition of the membership committee.
- A person's involvement with a touring production will also be calculated. (A tour is one in which the show was first produced on campus, and then taken on the road.)
- Persons who are already members of Alpha Psi Omega are eligible to become honorary members of the Theta Omega Cast.
- All persons who are interested in membership shall submit an application to the Alpha Psi Omega mailbox by the date that is stated on the form.
- The executive board of the Theta Omega Cast of Alpha Psi Omega at SUNY Fredonia shall evaluate and deliberate the points turned in. The membership committee shall make all of the final decisions concerning the points and the individuals, right to be initiated.
- All decisions made are considered final. If there is a dispute the decision may be challenged. This may be done only if the individual can provide enough factual information to justify the challenge. The board and the membership chair must make the decision concerning re-evaluation.