Our Sisterhood

Since 1899, Alpha Sigma Tau has been providing women with the network, skills, and empowerment they need to excel in life. Our members develop lifelong friendships grounded in shared values and grow into the best version of themselves within a community of support.

Here’s a little more about who we are.


Collegiate Chapters

at mid-sized public universities, small liberal arts colleges, and everything in between.


Alumnae Groups

for members to network and share in the bonds of sisterhood long after graduation.


National Service Partners

with international networks for our members to serve women and girls in their local communities.


Initiated Members

sharing the Sisterhood of Alpha Sigma Tau since 1899.


Years of Sisterhood

and sharing in the traditions, values, and friendships created through Alpha Sigma Tau.

We provide women…

A place of belonging within a network of lifelong friends

Whether our members are freshmen college students looking for a place to call home or busy alumnae seeking meaningful friendships, Alpha Sigma Tau connects women in ways that enrich their lives.

Members create deep and lasting friendships with one another and support each other through all of life’s ups and downs—for life.

Relevant skills to excel in life

The Alpha Sigma Tau membership experience provides women with opportunities to develop the skills they need to become the best versions of themselves in all aspects of life.

Empowerment and an outlet to empower other women

Members empower one another through support, encouragement, and accountability on a daily basis, and we pay it forward by volunteering with nonprofit organizations that empower women and girls. We truly believe in women empowering women.

The opportunity to belong to something bigger and continue a legacy

Tens of thousands of members nationwide share in our history, values, and traditions that have been enriching the lives of women for 120 years. Our members belong to something bigger than themselves and share the responsibility of ensuring Alpha Sigma Tau’s prosperity.

What Defines Us

Our Mission

Invest in women by instilling the skills necessary to navigate life, and inspire members to enrich their own lives and the lives of others.

Our Vision

Alpha Sigma Tau empowers women to excel in life.

Our Core Values

  • Intellect – The pursuit and cultivation of knowledge, wisdom, and culture.
  • Excellence – Always seek to perform at the highest level; have a disdain for mediocrity; create and take advantage of opportunities to excel.
  • Graciousness – Embody kindness, generosity of spirit, charm, tact, courtesy, and authenticity in all we do.
  • Respect – The highest level of esteem for the worth of ourselves, Sisters, Ritual, and community.
  • Connections – Build and maintain meaningful, sincere, and lasting relationships with our Sisters, our alma mater, and our community.

Creed of Alpha Sigma Tau

As a member of Alpha Sigma Tau,
I believe in the permanence and loveliness of its ideals.
I believe in the values of friendship and fidelity to purpose.
I believe in the fulfillment of self and will strive to contribute my share to the progress of humankind.
I believe in cultivating beauty of spirit and graciousness of living in all my contacts with others.
I believe that faithfulness to these ideals will help me to live joyously and valiantly.