Our times and room assignments are still being finalized, but here is what you can expect for each day
at National Convention. Stay tuned for a detailed schedule coming soon!
Convention Schedule Overview
Wednesday, July 5
Guests can check-in to their rooms at 4:00 p.m. ET. Check-in for rooms is located on the 8th floor, and this is where you will get the keys to your hotel room. Registration for Alpha Xi Delta’s National Convention will open at 3:30 p.m. ET and is located on the 5th floor. When you check-in to registration, you’ll get your Convention nametag, favor and other information related to Convention. The marketplace, featuring Xi Boutique, and the Foundation’s Shining Stars will also open at this time. After you check in, you are free to explore the city, shop, relax in your room, etc. until we meet again in the evening for the Celebration of Sisterhood dinner. This is a seated dinner where you’ll sit with other Sisters who are from chapters in the same state as your initiating chapter. Attendees are asked to wear navy blue, light blue and/or gold to this dinner! At this event, we will take roll call which is where every Alpha Xi Delta chapter will be called or presented and the members from that chapter will announce or celebrate that they are present at Convention.
Thursday, July 6
This day we will have orientation for delegates in the morning so that everyone knows what to expect at the National Chapter Meeting. Mid-morning we will gather for Initiation and then break for lunch. Lunch will be on your own this day. There are a few on-site dining options and several dining options that are within walking distance to the hotel. After lunch, we’ll come back together at the National Chapter Meeting and then round out our day with Educational Sessions. We expect to wrap up our day around 6 p.m. ET. Dinner will be on your own. This evening is a great time to try a new restaurant, explore or get tickets to a Broadway show!
Friday, July 7
On Friday, we will start our morning around 9 a.m. with a focus on philanthropy, then move into a general session that will last until lunchtime. We will break for lunch on your own until around 2 p.m. ET. We’ll come back together in the afternoon for a National Chapter Meeting and some Sisterhood fun. Expect to be done for the day around 6 p.m. ET, and dinner will be on your own. This evening is a great time to meet up with some new Sister friends for dinner, shopping, exploring or seeing a Broadway show!
Saturday, July 8
We’ll start Saturday around 8:30 a.m. ET with a general session speaker, then move into educational sessions that will take us to lunch time. Lunch will be on your own. We’ll come back together around 2 p.m. for a National Chapter Meeting. In the evening, we’ll have a cocktail reception prior to the Rose Banquet. The Rose Banquet will start around 6:30 p.m. ET and is a formal, seated dinner. At this banquet, National Council will be installed, remarks will be given by our National President and other prestigious awards will be presented. A special highlight of this banquet is the reveal of the Convention 2025 location! Expect this event to last until around 11 p.m. ET.