Why Rush?

Navigating a unique intersection between the Greek and Queer communities at UC Berkeley, Sigma Epsilon Omega provides a safe & empowering social space that fosters strong personal growth and brotherhood bonds for students of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Joining us for our Rush Week events, you will have an opportunity to not only meet current members and Alumni but also discover if our Fraternity is for you. See you there!

How to Join

How to Rush and Pledge.


Current events of the semester.


Philanthropic events and organizations.


List of Frequently Asked Questions

Fraternity News

Latest updates from our members

Rush Banner 2016

Rush Spring 2016

We’re kicking off Spring 2016 with some class! Drop by to meet our siblings and find out what SEO can offer you. All are welcome to come and discover what being a Queer and Greek community is all about. Although there is a 30% chance of overcast, we predict a week of fun and siblinghood.…

16 Jan, 2016 Derrick Matano


Come join us for a live showing of Rocky Horror Picture Show on October 24th beginning at 6pm in the Anna Head Alumnae Hall. We will be co-hosting with the wonderful Queer and Ally Sorority, Gamma Rho Lambda. As an interactive showing, we will provide the traditional props, such as toast and toilet paper. Seasonal snacks such…

20 Sep, 2015 Derrick Matano
Rush Photo

Fall Rush 2015

Its that time of year again!!! The brothers of Sigma Epsilon Omega invite you to join us for a Rush week of unforgettable events as we welcome the Sigma Class. Come get to know our amazing brothers and find out all that SEO can offer you! Rush schedule listed below: Friday 8/28 @ 6-8PM “A…

12 Sep, 2015 dmatano360

SEO’s Spring Rush 2015

You are welcome to come to SEO Spring RUSH 2015! The SEO Alpha Chapter will open its doors to a group of new prospective brothers who wish to rush to become a part of the Rho Pledge Class. Join us for a week of unforgettable experiences! Hang out with a bunch of incredible people –…

17 Aug, 2014 dmatano360


PAYPAL IS NOW LIVE!!! TICKETS ARE $25 a POP! BE SURE TO LET US KNOW YOUR NAME(S) AND WHICH BROTHER REFERRED YOU! What is/are your name/s? Which brother referred you?

12 Apr, 2014 dmatano360

Out of the Vault: Shirt Orders!

Hey there my queer cuties! For the first time in a long time SEO is now selling our shirts. If you’ve ever seen an SEO boy wearing out trademark “Frat Boys Who Like Boys,” or maybe even our “Born this Gay,” then you know we got our style on lock! BUT the lock is broken…

8 Nov, 2013 dmatano360

SEO’s Spring Rush 2014

SEO Spring RUSH 2014 is finally here! And that means it’s time for SEO to open its doors for a group of new prospective members to rush to become a part of the Omicron Pledge Class. Let’s start by getting to know you! Are you Interested in learning all about Sigma Epsilon Omega? Would you…

27 Jul, 2013 dmatano360

Congratulations Nu Pledge Class!

In the Spring of 2013, 9 pledges were initiated as brothers! Now our fraternity consists of 33 active brothers! This is the largest pledge class Sigma Epsilon Omega has had in a Spring Semester since the Alpha class. The new Nu brothers are: -Kenny Wang -Derrick Matano -Fred Nichols -Sean Luong -Cuahuctemoc Salinas -Guillermo Alcauter…

20 May, 2013 dmatano360


  Interested in becoming a brother? Want to know more about life in Sigma Epsilon Omega? Attend SEO’s Spring Rush 2013 events to get to know the brothers, learn more about what we do, and have a great time in the process. Friday, January 25 – “A Classy Affair” Come to meet the brothers and…

10 Jan, 2013 dmatano360

Congratulations Mu Pledge Class!

  Congratulations to the Mus for being initiated as Brothers! Grant, Jason, John, Luis, Max, Ryan, Sean, and Vince!  

14 Nov, 2012 dmatano360

SEO’s Fundraising Date Auction

Come relive your college days with your favorite fraternity!Sigma Epsilon Omega is throwing a fundraising date auction on December 1st at the house of our fundraising chair, Trenton Owens. There will be light drinking and catering provided, followed by an auction for a date with some of our fraternity’s most eligible bachelors, possibly including tickets…

13 Nov, 2012 dmatano360

Fall Rush 2012

  The brothers of Sigma Epsilon Omega invite you to join us for our 2012 Fall Rush. Whether you are considering joining our fraternity, or simply interested in learning more about SEO, we welcome you to attend any of the Rush Events listed below. There will be plenty of fun activities, and most of the…

31 Jul, 2012 dmatano360

Congratulations Lambda Pledge Class!

Congratulations to the Lambdas for being initiated as Brothers! Trenton, Jonathan, and Andrew!

7 May, 2012 dmatano360

Crib Trip Spring 2012

From the Fraternity that brought you Stardom, Eclipse, and the party Starstruck, SEO invites you to join us for our traditional Trip to the Crib! I hope everyone is excited for SEO’s semesterly Trip to the Crib on March 7th. Buses will be leaving Channing Circle at 9:30 PM! We’ll dance the night away and…

20 Feb, 2012 dmatano360

Congratulations Kappa Pledge Class!

Congratulations to the Kappas!   Ross, Trey, Matt, Louie, Jaime, and even Michael!   Consider these congratulatory quotes: “The Kappas are my favorite pledge class!”—Enoch Sales “The Kappas had the best dance ever. I wish the Delta dance was that good.”—Kurtis Roddewig “Kappas are cool, even if I didn’t meet any of them until Retreat.…

11 Jan, 2012 dmatano360

Eta Pledge Class

Congratulations to the new Eta pledge class – Tony, Dimitri, Jordan, Andy, and Trevor. Rush was great, and we’re looking forward to an awesome semester!

6 Aug, 2011 dmatano360

AIDS Lifecycle

Two of our brothers will be participating in the AIDs Lifecycle, a fully supported, 7-day bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles, June 6-12, 2010, to generate awareness about the issues surrounding AIDs and to raise funds for the SF AIDs Foundation and the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center. If you would like to…

6 Aug, 2011 dmatano360

Pool Tournament

Sigma Epsilon Omega is hosting its first biannual pool tournament in San Francisco, at Family Billiards. We are holding this tournament to raise funds for our Fraternity so that we may continue to promote tolerance and acceptance of LGBTQ people throughout the Greek community at Cal as well as in the greater Bay Area community.…

6 Aug, 2011 dmatano360

Day of Silence

The Day of Silence, a project of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), is a student-led day of action when concerned students take some form of a vow of silence to bring attention to the name-calling, bullying and harassment — in effect, the silencing — experienced by LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender)…

6 Aug, 2011 dmatano360

Queer Awareness Days

  This campus wide group of events, activities and workshops seeks to promote awareness, educate participants and passerby, and unite and empower the Queer and Ally communities on and surrounding the UC Berkeley Campus. Check out the Facebook group: Queer Awareness Days – Berkeley  

6 Aug, 2011 dmatano360

Super Smash Brothers Tournament

    Come compete in Sigma Epsilon Omega’s first ever Super Smash Brothers Brawl Tournament! The tournament will be held on Saturday December 4, 2010 from 12:30pm-4:00pm in the Tilden Room on the 5th floor of the MLK Student Union building. The tournament style is 2-on-2, double elimination. Sign up in teams or as an…

25 Jul, 2011 dmatano360

Project Open Hand

    This semester, our Brothers volunteered at Project Open Hand, a charity in San Francisco which provides meals for people suffering from AIDS. We clocked a total of 48 hours working for this good cause.  

25 Jul, 2011 dmatano360

Dance Marathon

  Our big philanthropy event for the semester was participating in Dance Marathon, an event to raise money for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. We asked for donations from family and friends, and then danced for 12 hours to raise awareness about pediatric AIDS. Out of all of the participating student group, Sigma Epsilon…

25 Jul, 2011 dmatano360

Spring 2012 Rush

***FOR FALL 2012 RUSH EVENTS, CLICK Fall Rush 2012*** Questions? Email info@sigmaepsilonomega.com         The brothers of Sigma Epsilon Omega invite you to join us for our 2012 Spring Rush. Whether you are considering joining our fraternity, or simply interested in learning more about SEO, we welcome you to attend any of the…

13 Jul, 2011 dmatano360

Theta Pledge Class

Congratulations to our new Theta Pledge Class! We’re excited to welcome Chris, Ryan, Winston, Blake, JD, Michael, Erik, and Kieran into our family!

13 Sep, 2010 dmatano360