Delta Upsilon at University of Washington

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Delta Upsilon is proud to be restarting our chapter at the University of Washington! Our mission is to bring a premier fraternity experience to UW—an experience that fosters strong friendships, character building, networking and personal skill development. As we like to say: College prepares you for a career. DU prepares you for life.

Learn more about what Delta Upsilon at UW has to offer. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram or email us.

If you are a student at UW and would like to learn more, contact the DU team at You can also fill out our Member Interest Form. 

Complete our Member Interest Form

If you are an alumnus, undergraduate from another chapter or friend of DU and know someone going to the University of Washington who you would like to recommend for membership, complete our Member Referral Form. A member of DU staff will personally reach out to anyone recommended. 

Washington Referral Form

Upcoming Events 
Stay Tuned! DU staff will be on campus to recruit new members into the chapter during the summer and fall 2024 term. 

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Scholarship Opportunities

In addition, thanks to generous alumni, every brother is eligible to apply for merit-based recruitment scholarships this summer!

Learn more about the available scholarships


Delta Upsilon has housing available this fall at our chapter facility at 4508 19th Avenue NE! The chapter house sleeps 64 men and has no sleeping porch.

  • Single and double occupancy rooms are available.
  • No sleeping porch.
  • The house was renovated in summer 2024.
  • The house has a full commercial kitchen, and meal plans are available through DU.
  • Parking.

Delta Upsilon is the sixth oldest men's fraternity and first to be founded as non-secret. What does that mean? It means that DU proudly shares our mission, values and ritual with the world. We have rich history and deep traditions that we believe should be shared and celebrated, not kept hidden. When you join Delta Upsilon, you are able to share exactly what DU is all about.

Delta Upsilon was founded in 1834 at Williams College in Massachusetts. We first opened a chapter at the University of Washington in 1910.

Delta Upsilon is firmly rooted in our Four Founding Principles of The Promotion of Friendship, The Development of Character, The Advancement of Justice and The Diffusion of Liberal Culture. To learn more, visit our Mission and Vision page.


As a member of Delta Upsilon at UW, you will enhance your campus experience and personal potential. As a chapter, you will form friendships with your DU brothers, participate in campus activities, hold your own philanthropy and service projects, support your community, and so much more.

You will also have the chance to participate in DU's award-winning educational programs designed to enhance your leadership skills and connect you with DU's across North America.

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Why Du?

Delta Upsilon is the world’s oldest non-secret, non-hazing fraternity. We believe that if we want our brothers to live our mission of Building Better Men and by our founding values and principles, why would we keep any of that a secret? In Delta Upsilon, you are able to tell the world exactly what your membership means, then prove it through your actions.