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Psi Upsilon

Psi Upsilon Fraternity

Full Chapter Name

The Zeta Chapter of Psi Upsilon International Fraternity


Psi U

Street Address

7 West Wheelock Street

Hanover, NH 03755

Mailing Address

Hinman Box 5219

Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH 03755

Email Address


Further Information

National Headquarters

Psi Upsilon International Office, 3003 East 96th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240-1357, (317) 571-1833

Mission statement

United in friendship, Psi Upsilon members aspire to moral, intellectual and social excellence in themselves as they seek to inspire these values in society.

Psi Upsilon Values

  • Lifelong friendship. Psi Upsilon unites its members in a diverse brotherhood of firm and enduring friendship that will last a lifetime.

  • Moral leadership. Psi Upsilon's system of self-governance nurtures development of mature decision-making, individual responsibility and moral leadership.

  • Intellectual engagement. Psi Upsilon fosters individual and chapter support for the academic mission of the college and creates opportunities for co-curricular learning and personal development.

  • Responsible social conduct. Psi Upsilon’s members are guided by principles of responsibility, civility and courtesy.

  • Service to society. Psi Upsilon encourages service to college, community, country and Fraternity.


Unto us has befallen a mighty friendship

Chapter colors

Garnet and gold

Council membership

Interfraternity Council

AXiS Score

2014: 89%


Spring/Fall 2015 and Winter 2016 - David Cook '16

Rent / dues

Please contact the chapter


The Zeta Chapter of Psi Upsilon International Fraternity (“Psi U”) was founded at Dartmouth in 1842, the first fraternity at Dartmouth College. In 1907, Psi Upsilon built the wood frame house it still occupies, designed by noted New Jersey theater architect and Dartmouth alumnus Fred Wesley Wentworth.


Philanthropy: Psi U is dedicated to serving the community in and around the Upper Valley Region. Throughout the year, Psi U engages in different philanthropy efforts of various sizes, and is constantly evaluating how to increase our impact on the community. Some examples of Psi U projects include:

-The Prouty: For decades Psi U has been raising money and competing in the Prouty, the largest cancer fundraiser in North America. In 2014 and 2013, 100% of Psi U's on campus participated in the Prouty in one way or another. In 2014, Psi U held the first annual "Psi U 4 U" fundraiser in which members did handy work for other students in exchange for donations.

-CHaD: Psi U also participates in an annual fun-run during the fall in support of the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Members organized multiple Barbecue fundraisers leading up to the event at Psi U in exchange for cash or Dash donations.

-The Haven: Last year, Psi U began a relationship with the Upper Valley Haven, a homeless shelter and food kitchen. Weekly, members of Psi U cook dinner for those at the Haven. Moreover, multiple times throughout the winter, Psi U's staff the Haven's homeless shelter, which provides shelter from New Hampshire's harsh winters.

A little more information about us

 For over 170 years, the Psi Upsilon Zeta chapter has been characterized by our strong bonds of brotherhood. We are proud today as we continue to support the excellence of our undergraduates and celebrate the accomplishments of our alumni.

The Dartmouth College Zeta Chapter of Psi Upsilon Shield

Arms - Sable, two dexter hands hand-in-hand in fess between the Greek capital letters Psi and Upsilon, the former in chief, the latter in base, or, impaling vert, an Ionic column of white marble proper, enveloped with a chain of the second. The chain binding the column suggests the Brothers are bound together and holding fast to the ideals of culture.

Crest - on a wreath of vert an owl argent

Motto - "We are united" as translated from the Greek; presented vert on a scroll argent

Last Updated: 1/13/16