Kappa Sigma - Gamma-Lambda

237 Ash Avenue
Ames, IA 50014

Kappa Sigma was founded in the year 1400 in Bologna, Italy making it the oldest Fraternity. In the United States, it began on December 10, 1869 at the University of Virginia. At Iowa State, Kappa Sigma was established on January 21, 1909. Nationally, it is one of the largest fraternities and the preferred choice among college men. At Iowa State, its members are heavily involved in all aspects of campus life ranging from pre-professional societies, student government, and ROTC, to Drumline, clubs, and intramurals. This involvement helps to prepare its members for life after college. Kappa Sigma is a values-based organization fostering the ideals of Fellowship, Leadership, Scholarship, and Service.

Nickname Kappa Sig
Philanthropy Multiple Sclerosis Society, Military Heroes Campaign - Fischer House
Colors Scarlet, White and Emerald Green
Symbols The Star and Crescent, The Kappa Sigma Fraternity Crest, and The Caduceus
Chapter Founded January 21, 1909
Chapter Website http://www.kappasigfraternity.org
Chapter Phone
National Founded 12/10/1869
National Website http://www.kappasigma.org
National Phone
Kappa Sigma - Gamma-Lambda
237 Ash Avenue


  • Dues: $3600 (in) $500 (out)
  • Style of living: 2 person rooms w/ cold airs
  • Maximum capacity: 47
  • Internet: Wireless, Ethernet in rooms
  • Cable: Satellite in common area, in rm. for fee
  • Other Information: -24 parking spots free for in or out of house members
    -9 meals per week prepared by chef
    -24 hours of kitchen operation
    -Rooms and sleeping areas are air conditioned
    -High speed ethernet at each desk, Wireless throughout
    -Numerous scholarships available to members; up to $3500/yr.
    -Wide variety of room size and features add to comfortable and flexible living experience

  • Freshmen: May live in house or on campus