The basis of the fraternity's brotherhood comes from a foundation of shared beliefs, experiences, and an understanding of our fraternal history and goals. All of our actions are guided by our three cardinal principals of Leadership, Friendship, and Service.
As stated by the national office, Alpha Phi Omega is a national co-ed service fraternity that was founded on the principles and ideals of the scouting movement. Since 1925, APO has set the standard for campus-based volunteerism.
Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity has more than 17,000 male and female student members at 366 college campuses nationwide.
APO's mission is to prepare campus and community leaders through service. Its purpose is to develope leadership, to promote friendship, and to provide service to humanity.