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Frequently Asked Questions:

What is Delta Kappa Alpha?

Delta Kappa Alpha is a a national, honorary, professional, values-based, gender-inclusive, major-inclusive, cinematic fraternity founded in 1936 at the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, United States.

What is the Omicron Chapter?

Omicron is the chapter of Delta Kappa Alpha founded at Syracuse University, in Syracuse, New York.

What does DKA do?

As a member of Delta Kappa Alpha, you will have the opportunity to take part in Workshops, Diversity & Inclusion Education, Philanthropy, Film Productions, Film Festivals, Professional Events, and Networking Opportunities.

Do I need to be a film major to participate?

No, you do not need to be any specific major to be a member of Delta Kappa Alpha at Syracuse University. We have Film majors in the school of Visual and Performing Arts, Television, Radio, and Film majors in Newhouse, English majors, Computer Animation majors, Finance majors, and many more!

What's it like to be in a professional fraternity?

A professional fraternity is a lot like any other fraternity or sorority– but professional! Everything that we do is in association with the university’s office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs (FASA) and aims to build professional connections and skills for all of our members.

Does DKA haze?

No! Our rush process aims to provide an air of mystery for your enjoyment, but this is all for show. We will never ask you to do anything that you are not comfortable with!

Is there a GPA requirement to be in DKA?

Yes. There is a 3.0 minimum GPA requirement in order to participate in any professional fraternity at Syracuse University.

Can graduate students join DKA?

Yes, graduate students are eligible to join Delta Kappa Alpha at Syracuse University.

Does DKA have dues?

Yes, our members are required to pay dues. However, our dues are typically much lower than other organizations on campus ($100-200 range). Financial aid is available on a case-by-case basis. DKA never wants dues to be a barrier to anyone's involvement in the organization.

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