At AOII, our mission is to promote friendship for a lifetime, lead by example, inspire
lifelong learning and to serve the world around us. With over 196,000 initiated members
from more than 200 collegiate chapters, the values on which AOII was founded help
lead us in the decisions we make and the behaviors we exhibit in our daily lives. The
object of our Fraternity, written by our Founders in 1897, inspires us to stand at all times
for character, dignity, scholarship, and college loyalty. These values enable us to go
with character and confidence into the world around us, assured in knowing that AOII is
ours, offering friendships and opportunities throughout our lifetime.