We are the Alpha Rho Chapter of the Alpha Chi Sigma Professional Chemistry Fraternity at the University of Maryland College Park. Among other services, our fraternity offers free weekly tutoring to University of Maryland students, as well as access to lab coats and goggles. Please feel free to come by and visit us in room 2110A on the second floor of the chemistry building if you have any questions or concerns.


Coat of Arms

Objects of the Fraternity

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To bind its members with a tie of true and lasting friendship.

To strive for the advancement of Chemistry both as a science and as a profession.

To aid its members by every honorable means in the attainment of their ambitions as Chemists throughout their mortal lives.

Upcoming Rush Events

(Spring 2020)

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All rush events will take place in or near the Chemistry Building. Unless otherwise stated, all events will be held in room CHM 2110A. If you have any questions, come to room CHM 2110A.

Mon 2/10: AXΣ Service Event (5:00pm-6:00pm)

Tue 2/11: “Speed Dating” with the Brothers in CHM 2110A (7:00pm-8:00pm)

Wed 2/12: Information Session in CHM 2110A (6:00pm-6:30pm)

Wed 2/12: Trivia Night at Looney’s Pub (Not Age Restricted) (7:00pm-9:00pm)

Thur 2/13: Ice Breakers & Get to Know the Brothers in CHM 2110A (5:00pm-6:00pm)

Fri 2/14: Breakfast in the CHM Atrium (9:00am-11:00am)

Mon 2/17: Information Session in CHM 2110A (6:00pm-6:30pm)

Mon 2/17: Board Game Night in CHM 2110A (6:30pm-8:00pm)

Wed 2/19:Professional Writing Session & Résumé Critique in CHM 2110A (5:00pm-6:00pm)

Fri 2/21: Induction [Invite Only]

Note: Anyone interested in joining Alpha Chi Sigma must attend an Information Session and at least two Rush Events.