Our beautiful house is located at 1411 Elm Avenue in Norman, OK. Both those who live in-house and girls who live elsewhere spend time at this beautiful home for sisterhood events, study parties, formal dinners, and more. We have two study rooms, three large living rooms, two large dining areas, and space for our Chapter Meetings.
Due to a recent million dollar expansion granted to our chapter, we have also gained a large rehearsal and presentation space in which we use to practice for university events as well as to hold other campus events. We are lucky to call the AOII House our home - and our members know that this is a place they can always come and see a familiar face and spend time with their sisters.
On the evening of November 15, 1920 six women met and organized Omicron Pi, a local sorority at the University of Oklahoma. Although this was the first formal meeting, the girls had this project in mind for several weeks, and had corresponded with friends who were members of National chapters of Alpha Omicron Pi. Omicron Pi petitioned the National AOII for many years before being granted acceptance. They began to petition in 1921, and every year there after until gaining a charter. The petition was accepted in January 1924, and Xi Chapter was installed on March 22, 1924.
Due to the Great Depression, Xi Chapter was forced to close its doors in 1933, along with many other sororities during this time. Alpha Omicron Pi International Headquarters held the charter in trust in hopes the chapter would return some day, and continue our legacy on OU's Campus. In 2002 Xi Chapter re-colonized at the University of Oklahoma, and is one of eleven NPC sororities on OU's campus. We are part of the South Greek community, surrounded by our Panhellenic sisters and IFC brothers - and actively participate (and win) many of OU's philanthropies, competitions, and events.
Since re-colonization, Xi has gained thousands of new sisters who have gone on to change the world. You'll find our alumnae is leadership positions all around the United States, as well as some incredible artists, speakers, and authors. Our sisterhood is built on values, tradition, and loyalty. Our members pride themselves on being genuine women concerned with making their communities better.