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Who We Are

Chimes is a group of juniors who share common values of scholarship, leadership, and service. Each class works together for one year on programming for Wash U’s campus, the internal Chapter, and the chosen partner philanthropy, with the freedom to follow their own path for the year. Our Chapter of Chimes Junior Honorary was founded in 1948, and has contributed to campus life at Washington University for over half a century.

Our main campus program this year is Chimes Week, a Chimes tradition that explores a particular theme. The Class of 2017 has chosen the theme of Citizenship, and will be putting forth programming that encourages Wash U students to engage with the meanings, implications, and changing boundaries of citizenship, as well as to consider how our definitions of the word may vary from one another. This year, Chimes also has a hand in planning the upcoming Junior Jumpstart.


Our 2016-17 Mission:

Chimes Junior Honorary seeks to build relationships across and within communities on- and off-campus, leaving a legacy of sustainable growth. As campus stimulants, we hope to provide platforms amongst our peers for productive discourse, particularly focused on topics of citizenship.


Interested in applying?

Our recruitment process takes places during the spring semester of every year. Head over to our application page to find out more.