Xi Kappa is a brotherhood that will change your aspect during your college career. The path to becoming a brother of Xi Kappa is not an easy one as it requires determination and dedication towards achieving the fraternity’s goals, but the rewards are well worth it. New members enter into a brotherhood that is built upon traditions and strong bonds while learning to become a leader in their schools, their communities, and the real world. Xi Kappa believes quality over quantity, and it takes a certain type of man to become a brother of Xi Kappa. Xi Kappa believes in creating men of excellence, perhaps that’s you?
Brothers who have rushed and crossed into the brotherhood of Xi Kappa feel they saw the true meaning of a brotherhood among the existing members. Founded in the Southeast, brotherhood amongst men who shared an Asian interest was very diversified. However, Xi Kappa united those differences and created a brotherhood unlike any other. With chapters across Georgia, and brothers around the world, Xi Kappa has shown the values of Brotherhood extends anywhere.
Xi Kappa believes in bringing diverse men who share common interests, concerns, backgrounds, and cultures as well as becoming leaders and men of excellence. Xi Kappa believes it is easy to follow, but difficult to lead. This value is taught to all its members and is one of the pivotal totems in strengthening the fraternity. Leadership is shown as Brothers have represented different organizations as leaders academically, philanthropically, and through the community. Each brother has the potential to be a man of excellence, and the principles taught by Xi Kappa help achieve those goals.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is rush?
Rush is a formal period of time for men who are interested in Xi Kappa to find out if it is right for them. It usually last between 2 – 3 weeks, in which various events are held by Xi Kappa, giving the opportunity for you to meet Xi Kappa and us to meet you. It is a great chance for you, the Rushee, to ask any questions regarding Xi Kappa, the Greek system, and fraternity life in general. We, the brothers of Xi Kappa, find this time to get to know each rushee and whether or not Xi Kappa is right for them. The more events you attend, the better we get to know you and you get to know what Xi Kappa stands for.
Should I attend all the rush events?
If you are serious about joining Xi Kappa, you are highly encouraged to attend all rush events from beginning to end. Rush is designed to give interested individuals a glimpse into real fraternity life, so the more you experience and see for yourself, the better idea you will have of whether the fraternity is something you want to be a part of.
Does it cost anything?
All rush events are free to anyone. There is no obligation to join Xi Kappa by attending rush events.
Am I required to pledge, if I rush?
No, there is no obligation for you to take action after rush has concluded. Rush is simply an opportunity for you to introduce yourself and become more familiar with the fraternity and the brothers. By rushing, you are not required to join Xi Kappa in any way, shape, or form. All we ask of you while rushing is to be open-minded and consider us.
What happens after rush?
Upon attending rush, if you feel that Xi Kappa may be a good fit for you, you can inquire further about the “bidding” process which usually includes a formal interview, followed by an invitation to pledge the fraternity.
Do I have to be Asian American or a Pacific Islander to join Xi Kappa?
Our fraternity is proud to have Brothers of various heritages, ethnicities, and backgrounds. We encourage an Asian Interest, but regardless there is no exclusion from Xi Kappa
Will joining a fraternity impact my schooling?
While you are encouraged to learn more about the Greek system, we want you to remember why you are at school in the first place. Xi Kappa’s first and foremost purpose is to promote academic achievement and this priority is stressed even to prospective members. Like any worthwhile undertaking, joining a fraternity will most likely require some time and effort. Managing school and joining a fraternity is definitely possible, though, and part of becoming a Xi Kappa brother is learning how to handle these challenges and become a responsible, well-rounded individual. The active members of the fraternity are students as well, and they will be committed to ensuring your academic success. Be sure to find the right balance to have a rewarding college life both academically and socially.