About Us

a premier, inclusive service-based leadership development organization

Alpha Phi Omega is the largest co-educational service organization at USC and in the nation, with strong foundations in volunteerism and philanthropy. With over 400,000 members and 375 chapters in the United States and various international locations, each chapter thrives on Alpha Phi Omega's three cardinal principles: Leadership, Friendship, and Service.

The Alpha Kappa chapter of APO was founded in 1934 at the University of Southern California. Our members are some of the most diverse and involved student leaders on campus: men and women; undergrad and graduate students; business, pre-med, engineering, and many other majors.

Our purpose is to provide growth and understanding of the three cardinal principles: to develop leadership, to promote friendship, and to provide service to humanity. While all of us come from different backgrounds, we are united by our genuine love for community service and for each other.


From executive board positions, campus outreach to natural representation, the opportunities for leadership development with APO are plentiful.


We believe that connecting and communicating with others through service creates strong, long-lasting friendships.


Our dedicated volunteers and comprehensive service program set us apart from all other service organizations on campus.

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Recruitment for Spring 2022 starts NOW!

The process of joining Alpha Phi Omega works to create an environment that fosters a passion for service, cohesiveness, and encourages the new members to take on various leadership roles. By providing ample opportunities that center around Leadership, Friendship, and Service, new members can continually develop in these three principles both during and beyond their time at USC.

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in collaboration with other organizations

Through participating in weekly service, fellowship, and membership events, all members of Alpha Phi Omega strengthen their commitment to the three cardinal principles. While our organization completes an average of 6,500 service hours per semester, the true measure of success is not just a number. Members develop strong connections with the people and communities they serve.

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through dedication to the community

Through participating in weekly philanthropy events that APO organizes within itself, all members of Alpha Phi Omega strengthen their commitment to the three cardinal principles. weekly service, fellowship, and membership events, all members of Alpha Phi Omega strengthen their commitment to the three cardinal principles. Throug our philanthropy events, APO directly supports the community and those in need.

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meet the chapter

President's Welcome

Hello and welcome to Alpha Phi Omega!

My name is Trinity Yang (she/her). I serve in the role of President of Alpha Phi Omega and it is my pleasure to welcome you to this website, and our community.

Alpha Phi Omega was founded on three cardinal principles. Leadership, friendship, and service. They are at the heart of who we are as an organization, and as people. In our pursuit of these goals, we are holistic and dedicated. We offer a wealth of opportunities for you to engage with your community, empowering your active participation within it.

Here, we deepen partnerships with 7+ local mutual aid organizations and community groups, connecting our members daily with hands-on service events targeting food insecurity, homelessness, environmentalism, and child development. All while we educate ourselves, learning about systemic biases that oppress identities, and social justice tactics that help counteract them. Also, we create networks of fellowship, holding spaces for care and camaraderie among fellow brothers. Throughout it all, we enrich the lives of one another via our shared dedication to loving and braving this big, messy, (sometimes scary) thing of a world together.

At Alpha Phi Omega, we are committed to diversity, justice, equity, and inclusion - internally and externally. So regardless of your background or experience - if you are a writer, reader, world-shaker, creative, thinker, community-builder, advocate, or you just want to do something even a little bit good, believe that there is a place for you here. You are among good people, and I assure you a chance to call us home.

I hope our mission speaks to you, as I would love to welcome you formally and personally to this lovely chapter. Until then, Fight on Trojans! Serve with you soon.

Trinity Yang | President Spring 2022

Executive Committee

Spring 2022

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