Kappa Kappa Gamma is a women’s sorority that is also known as Kappa or KKG. It was founded in the year 1870 at Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois. Kappa Kappa Gamma is a founding member of the National Panhellenic Conference. The motto of Kappa Kappa Gamma is to “Dream Boldly. Live Fully”.
In a nutshell, its mission is to seek lifelong friendships, support, opportunities for self-growth, intellectual development for every member and understanding and adherence to positive ethical principles.
Each chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma encourages educational excellence, supports its members in overcoming academic challenges, and provides a conducive environment for all members to achieve academic success.
All members of Kappa Kappa Gamma are expected to promote respect, integrity, regard for others. It values diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, race, religion, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation.
Kappa Kappa Gamma’s badge of membership is the golden key. The badge is worn by initiated members only and is strictly worn as an emblem of membership. Its official colours are light blue and dark blue. The official mascot of Kappa Kappa Gamma is an owl. The official flower of the fraternity is a fleur-de-lis. Since fleur-de-lis is a mythical flower, an iris is often used in its place. The jewel of Kappa Kappa Gamma is a sapphire, a symbol of truth, sincerity and constancy. The Coat of Arms combines all the symbols of Kappa Kappa Gamma fraternity: the key, owl, fleur-de-lis, the Greek letters, two blues, the new member pin, head of Minerva, the Goddess of Wisdom.
Requirements To Join
The minimum GPA requirement to become a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma is at least a “B+” average in high school, and if you have completed a university or college term, then a GPA of “B-” average is required.
In the case of Alumnae membership, graduation is not a prerequisite, but the candidates must be or must have been enrolled at a four-year college.
How To Join
A candidate willing to become a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma can contact the Panhellenic governing body at their campus as it organizes the recruitment activities for all sororities/fraternities on the campus. An individual can also contact the Greek Life office on your campus or visit your college/university website to know when the recruitment process will be organized.
You can also visit Kappa Kappa Gamma’s website and express your interest in joining the sorority by filling the form online. Members can also refer a potential new member by filling a “Refer A Potential Kappa” form online.
Though a reference is not required to become a Kappa Kappa Gamma member, having a reference can help during the membership recruitment process. A reference can be written by any initiated member, but undergraduates cannot write a recommendation to refer a potential candidate to their own chapter. A member should directly send references to the Membership Chairman of the chapter and can submit reference through Kappa Kappa Gamma’s online reference system.
How Much does it cost?
Kindly contact the sorority or Panhellenic office at your campus to know more about the membership fees and dues, as they may vary from college to college.
Membership fees and dues of one of the chapters of Kappa Kappa Gamma is as follows:
Kappa Kappa Gamma Dues (Per Semester)
| New Member New Member Active Member. Active Member
1st Semester. 2nd Semester Living in-house Living Out-of-
|Total Per Semester||$1,321||$724||$4,886||$1,066|