Seal and Serpent is an independent gender neutral society at Cornell University. Founded at Cornell in 1905, we are the one and only chapter of our Society. We are one of the oldest social clubs on campus; in recent years we have withdrawn our membership in the Inter-Fraternity Council and made the decision to go co-ed. Each semester we induct a class of new members by choosing undergraduates who uphold and exemplify our core values. We host social events during the semester, and we reap the benefits of strong bonds with our fellow undergraduates and alumni network around the world.
Our society is based on four founding principles:
1) The building of character in its individual members through the maintenance of high ideals;