About APO

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Alpha Phi Omega is a national, co-ed service fraternity that has set the standard for college campus-based volunteerism since 1925. We have active chapters on over 350 campuses, and we strive to help each individual member develop leadership skills and experience, friendship on many levels and provide service to others.

Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity has more than 17,000 male and female student members at 366 college campuses nationwide. Its mission is to prepare campus and community leaders through service. Its purpose is to develop leadership, to promote friendship and to provide service to humanity. Founded at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania in 1925, it is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization headquartered in Independence, Missouri. More than 350,000 members have joined Alpha Phi Omega since its founding.


To be recognized as the premier service-based leadership development organization.

Prepare campus and community leaders through service.

Develop leadership, promote friendship, and provide service.

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