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

(Fall 2019)

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All rush events will take place in or near the Chemistry Building. With the exception of the atrium and the Washington Quad, all events will be held in room CHM 2110A. If there are any questions, come to room CHM 2110A.

Thur 9/5: Cookout at The Quad Washington Quad (5:00pm-7:00pm)

Fri 9/6: Video Game Night CHM 2110A (3:00pm-6:00pm)

Tue 9/10: Brunch in the Atrium Chem Atrium (10:00am-12:00pm)

Wed 9/11: Info Session* and Looney’s CHM 2110A (6:00p and 7:00pm)

Fri 9/13: Bob Ross Painting CHM 2110A (2:15pm-4pm)

Mon 9/16:Game Night CHM 2110A (6:00pm-8:00pm)

Tue 9/17: Potluck Cafe and Info Session* CHM2110A (7:30pm)

Fri 9/20: Induction [Invite Only]

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