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Alpha Chi Omega Sorority

University of Kentucky
UK Alpha Chi Omega Sorority

UK Alpha Chi Omega Sorority

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The Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, Delta Omega Chapter at the University of Kentucky, is one of the largest Greek houses on campus. At 4-stories and approximately 21,000 SF, the Georgian Revival brick and stone exterior of the building includes a large and inviting entry porch punctuated with for ionic columns and pedestals. The Alpha Chi Omega coat of arms is predominantly placed within the pediment above the entry porch. The ground floor is punctuated with large archtop windows with radial muntins recessed into a stucco and stone frame, surrounded by a brick arch with keystone.

The house includes a walk-out basement that opens to a wide patio with a radial seat wall along the rear of the building in a parklike, landscaped setting. This side of the house is graced with 3 large archtop windows set in a frame of Ionic and Tuscan pilasters upon stone pedestals.

The walk-out basement includes a large Dining / Chapter Room capable of seating nearly 150 occupants and includes a commercial kitchen, large serving space, and craft room.

A sweeping, elliptical stair and overlook connects the walk-out basement to the ground floor above. The ground floor includes many public spaces including a large Living Room that may accommodate over 75 occupants with large, arched windows overlooking the patio below. Also provided at the ground floor is the House Director Suite, Conference Room, Study Room, Restrooms, Foyer and Alcove.

The house includes 23 bedrooms on two floors in a variety of configurations to accommodate 2 or 3 occupants each. Central bathrooms on each resident floors provide amenities of glass door showers, granite lavatories and granite top make-up counters with personal cubbies.

The spaces of Alpha Chi Omega were purposely designed to encourage community living and sisterhood and equipped with spaces and infrastructure to support superior academics, alumni involvement with all the comforts of home.