Mission (The O∆K Idea)
Identify, honor, and develop leaders in collegiate and community life.
Encourage collaboration among students, faculty, staff, and alumni to advance leadership.
Promote and publicize our ideals.
As the most respected and effective leadership honor society, Omicron Delta Kappa strives for excellence in leadership and character development.
Scholarship – to strive for excellence in academics and pursue lifelong learning
Service – to answer the call for action from one’s community or country
Integrity – to align one’s values and beliefs with behaviors and speech
Character – to distinguish oneself for the good of humanity
Fellowship – to embrace those in the Society as equals, seeking inclusive bonds across diverse
communities and generations
Campus or Community Service, Social and Religious Activities, and Campus Government
Journalism, Speech, and Mass Media
Creative and Performing Arts
The OΔK Idea affirms and promotes openness and inclusiveness among all people. Membership selection shall be free of bias so that all qualified will be considered equitably for membership.
Commitment to Equal Opportunity
Omicron Delta Kappa does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, biological sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status, or genetic information in its programs and activities, membership, and with regard to employment.