Name & Coat of Arms
Kappa Alpha Psi (K A Ψ) is a college Greek Letter Fraternal Organization.
KAPPA ALPHA PSI
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. is not only identified by it’s name. Kappa is also identified by names and marks that are officially recognized by United States law as intellectual property of the Fraternity as registered with the United States Patent & Trademark Office.
The Greek letters, in specific order the letters Kappa, Alpha and Psi represent the name of the Fraternity and the fraternal bond it’s members share.
When used in prose, poetry, official documents, certificates and awards we prefer that Kappa Alpha Psi be written out without the registered trademark as “Kappa Alpha Psi”..
In any textual representation where it is uses as a trademark for particular goods and services we prefer that Kappa Alpha Psi be written out as “Kappa Alpha Psi”.
Greek Letter & Graphical Form
The graphical representation of the Greek Letters is the capitalized version of the Greek Letters Kappa (K), Alpha (A) and Psi (Ψ). This should be written as “KAΨ”.
The letters should be displayed in souvenirs and Kappa Alpha Psi specific apparel using non-print, non-screen printed representations of Crimson on Cream, Cream on Crimson or some format of Crimson and Cream or Cream and Crimson.
Coat of Arms
Historically, a Coat of Arms identifies an intergenerational institution. College Greek letter organizations and social societies are no exception.