Alpha Xi Delta

About the Chapter

President: Jessica Strauch,

Recruitment Contact: Karly McDonald,

Chapter Website:

National Website:

National Founding Date: April 17, 1983, Lombard College

Maryland Founding Date: 1934 (closed 1993; recolonized 2012)

Philanthropy: Kindly Hearts Initiative 

Colors: Light Blue, Dark Blue and Gold

Symbol: The Quill

Flower: Pink Rose

Nickname: AXiD

Chapter House: 4517 Knox Road

GPA Requirement: 2.5


Social Media

Twitter: @UMDalphaxidelta

Instagram: @umdaxid

Facebook: AXiD UMD

Noteworthy Alumnas

  • Jane Henson--Co-creator of "The Muppets" and UMD alumna

  • Betsey Johnson--Fashion designer

  • Jen Schefft--Bachelorette and author

  • Verna K. Gibson--First woman CEO of a Fortune 500 Company, The Limited

Fun Facts

  1. The only NPC group that has “Xi” in its name

  2. An Alpha Xi Delta wrote the Panhellenic Creed