Membership

Membership Application

UPDATE: Applications for Fall 2018 are closed. Please look for applications to re-open on the first day of classes in Spring 2019.

Click here to apply for membership.

Undergraduate students (junior standing or higher) and graduate students may apply for membership in Omicron Delta Kappa. Access to the online application is available during the first three weeks of each semester. Faculty, alumni, and honorary membership is by nomination only, rather than by an application. For more information call 301-314-8428 or email odk@umd.edu.

Initiation Requirements

Undergraduate and Graduate Membership

  • Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student standing.
  • Rank in upper thirty-five percent of applicant’s respective class.
  • Receive a minimum number of Activity Points.
  • Distinguish herself/himself in one of the five areas of leadership.
  • Be of unquestioned good character.
  • Receive a positive membership vote of seventy-five percent of the active circle present and voting.

Faculty, Alumni, and Honorary Membership

Individuals who have achieved distinction in his or her own field of expertise, or who have rendered unusually significant service through his or her leadership in significant causes may be elected into Faculty, Alumni, or Honorary membership in Omicron Delta Kappa. Nominations are made by current or alumni members of ODK. Qualifications include exemplary character, scholarship and intelligence, service and leadership in campus or community life, good citizenship, and fellowship and consecration to democratic ideals.

Alumni must have graduated more than 5 years prior to their nomination. Likewise, faculty and staff nominees must have served the campus community for at least 5 years.

Current Active Members

Undergraduate Students

Alia Abdelkader
Laila Abujuma
Nicholas Agyevi
Madeline Alizadeh
Sofia Alsamadi
Gabriela Alter
Gary Ascher
Sade Ayinde
Zachary Azrael
Ja’Nya Banks
Katherine Bemb
Adwoa Boateng
Dylan Cattie
Amber Chabus
Allison Chen
Kristen Confroy
Elizabeth Crosley
Kathleen Curry
Harriet Dadzie
Urvashi Dayalan
Benjamin Dayanim
Andrew Dunn
Samantha Enokian
Marcus Fedarko
Rachel Gagliardi
Hope Goodman
Rebecca Goodridge
Jamie Grossarth
Jacob Gurstein
Kevin Halliday
Sarina Haryanto
Samantha Higginbothem
Sophia Hull
Stephanie Hutchinson
Elizabeth Jones
Anjali Kalaria
Daniel Katz
Mihir Khetarpal
Jacob King
Rebecca King
Allison Kipping
Julie Knorr
Samuel Koralnik
Michael Koscinski
Stuart Krantz
Shannon Larson
Amanda Lee
Summer Legambi
Sherry Levine
Samantha Levy
Helen Liu
Jane Lyons
Zoey Maggid
Samantha Main
Alexander Mangerian
Trey Mason
Daniella Mazel
Jessica McWilliams
Hallie Miller
Uday Misra
Elene Nakas
David Niezelski
Jeffrey O’Neal
Daniel Ogunlowo
Michael Pensabene
Alex Pu
Kelly Puyear
Paula Rabade
Namitha Ramakrishna
Christopher Ricigliano
Mitchell Rock
Jillian Santos
Janae Savoy
Alyssa Schledwitz
Bronwen Schriml
Colton Seigel
Karina Sharma
Miriam Silton
Brian Starace
Courtney Steininger
Matthew Swetz
Doron Tadmor
Rick Tagne Teta
Robel Tesfay
Jessica Ting
Victoria Tully
Katelyn Turner
Haroula Tzamaras
Cece Ukejianya
Jacob Veitch
Maria Viera Cuellar
Samantha Waldenberg
Brett Weidemeyer
Matthew Wheeler
Sonya Williams
Kevin Wittmer
Xueting Xia
Derek Xiao
Emily Yang
Jessica Yau
Jeffrey Zhao
Benjamin Zimmitti
Nathaniel Zumbach

Graduate Students

Zeke Gonzalez
Katrina Hauprich
Colin King
Alexandra McKay
Lindsey Templeton
Christopher Walkup
Emily Warheit
Andy Xin

Voting Alum

Jared Albert
Philip Aronson
Burman Berger
Adam Chepenik
Lisa Davies
Steve Glickman
Alden Gross
Rick Jaklitsch
Dawn Nichols
Nicole Pollard
Jeremy Rachlin
Julie Randolph
Ray Ranker
Erin Spiegel

Voting Faculty

Drury Bagwell
James Bond
Kevin Calabro
Dean Chang
Kristan Cilente Skendall
Linda Clement
Corin Gioia
Ramsey Jabaji
Ed Kenny
Greg Schaffer
Craig Slack
Brooke Supple