Interested in Membership?

How to become a member?

So you’re interested in being a Finer Woman…

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. is the Epitome of Finer Womanhood
Membership into Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. is by invitation only. Candidates for membership must have a track record of serving their community, a commitment to scholarly and cultural endeavors, demonstrate the traits of Finer Womanhood, an interest in fostering the ideal of Sisterhood and possess or working towards at least one baccalaureate degree.

Eligibility for membership into Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. is contingent upon compliance with other requirements and qualifications, as may be required by the Iowa local chapters of this sorority.

The Iowa chapters of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. welcomes:

New members at the undergraduate and graduate levels
Sorors who want to reunite with the sorority and “come home to Zeta”
Sorors relocating or are new to the state of Iowa.
Sorors looking to transfer chapter membership from undergraduate to graduate status

Categories of Membership


Prospective undergraduate members must be enrolled at the University of Iowa, University of Dubuque, Coe College, and Iowa State University as full time students and meet the criteria required for undergraduate membership by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc, and follow guidelines for membership intake governed by the University. To learn more about the undergraduate chapters of Iowa, click here.


Graduate chapters are comprised of women who have successfully completed a four-year Baccalaureate program from an accredited College/University whom graduated with a minimum 2.5 GPA or has completed a graduate degree. To learn more about the graduate chapters of Iowa, click here.

Membership Has Its Privileges…

Along with the benefits of support, encouragement and friendships that last a lifetime, Zeta Phi Beta membership offers many practical benefits.

Opportunity to Serve: Through volunteerism in the community and on campus, Zeta women develop the self worth and pride that comes from serving others and making a positive contribution to society.

Professional Development: Zeta women develop leadership skills by attending seminars, holding officer and committee positions within the chapter and beyond; and serving as role models for the Sorority’s youth affiliates.

Personal Development: Membership in Zeta Phi Beta Sorority is a living and learning experience for women with shared values and objectives. You will have the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of activities where you can use your unique talents and knowledge to contribute to the chapter and your community.

Sisterhood: Zeta Phi Beta encourages young women to learn and grow in the spirit of sisterly love and friendship; during college years and beyond.