Convention 2018

171st Annual Convention

August 15-19, 2018

Ithaca, NY



Registration for the 171st Convention is now closed.


Hotel Reservations

The 171st Convention will be hosted at the Hotel Ithaca. The Zeta Psi block room rate varies between $164-169/nt. You can reserve your room by calling the property directly at (607) 272-1000 and asking for the Zeta Psi Educational Foundation rate.


Zeta Psi has also secured overflow hotel rooms at the Quality Inn in Ithaca. The room rate varies between $139-239/nt. You can reserve a room at the Quality Inn by calling the property directly at (607) 272-0100 and asking for the Zeta Psi Convention rate. Please note: Transportation between properties will not be arranged by Zeta Psi.


Big Brother Sponsorship

We are looking for Elders to be “Big Brothers” and help sponsor Actives as their “Little Brothers”. If you are registering as an Elder, please consider donating the cost of a registration fee to help get an Active to Ithaca. Donations can be made through the registration portal above. Thank you for your consideration and generosity!


Ithaca Event Highlights

Wednesday Afternoon: Start of the Alan Rice Leadership Training Institute

Wednesday Night: BBQ dinner boat cruise from Seneca Harbor Station with live music on Lake Seneca

Thursday Afternoon: Alan Rice LTI Luncheon at the Hotel Ithaca

Thursday Night: Free night to explore Ithaca (Recommended experiences are available for those interested)

Friday Afternoon: Phi Alpha Award Luncheon at the Hotel Ithaca

Friday Night: Italian dinner catered by Cornell Catering with lawn games and live music at the Psi Chapter House

Saturday Morning: Full Ritual Grand Chapter Meeting at the Hotel Ithaca (only Brothers may enter)

Saturday Night: Zeta Psi Grand Chapter Banquet at Cornell University’s renowned Statler Hotel


Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact Joe Alessi at

Thank you to our 2018 Convention Chairs: Alex Pruce, Psi ’13 and Tom Roerden, Psi ‘83

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