Chi Epsilon’s Purpose:

Chi Epsilon is organized exclusively for academic and charitable purposes under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code. Our academic and charitable purposes include activities that provide co-curricular educational activities and providing scholarships and other awards.


By recognizing outstanding students and graduates for their scholarship, character, practicality and sociability, Chi Epsilon seeks to foster excellence, connectivity and engagement among those in the civil engineering community to improve our world.


The mission of Chi Epsilon is to achieve its vision through its four pillars:

Scholarship - recognizing excellence and achievement in academic and professional endeavors

Character - upholding the integrity and responsibility of the civil engineering profession through our service

Practicality - educating and encouraging our members to improve our world through innovative and impactful solutions

Sociability - connecting our members while engaging the broader [engineering] community