Chapter History
1911 - Present

The purpose of Theta Tau is to develop and maintain a high standard of professional interest among its members, and to unite them in a strong bond of fraternal fellowship.

Civil Rights
Free Speech Movement
The Epsilon Chapter at Berkeley was established as the fifth chapter of Theta Tau in 1911. However, it disbanded in the 1960s due to political unrest. Theta Tau would not be present on the UC Berkeley campus again until over 40 years later.
Zachary's Pizza
Oakland, California
The return of Theta Tau onto UC Berkeley began with the help from the Omicron Gamma Chapter at UC Davis at the local Zachary's Pizza on College Avenue.
Alumni Network
Connections For Life
Since re-emerging on January 22nd, 2011, we currently have 70 active members and an expanding alumni network of over 100 members at various companies throughout the world.
National History
Theta Tau was originally founded as the Society of Hammer and Tongs on October 15, 1904 by four engineering students at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
We are the oldest and largest professional engineering fraternity in the United States with over 35,000 initiated members at over 61 campuses.

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