Founded in 1848 at Jefferson College, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, Phi Gamma Delta is a men’s social fraternity with 158 undergraduate chapters throughout the United States and Canada. William Jewell’s Zeta Phi Chapter was founded in 1886.


Membership in Phi Gamma Delta (also known as “FIJI”) is premised on five key values:

  • friendship
  • knowledge
  • service
  • morality
  • excellence

About FIJI

  • Color: Purple
  • Mascot: Snowy Owl
  • Philanthropy: The American Red Cross & Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA)
  • Open Motto: Friendship, knowledge, service, morality, excellence