Group photo of Cardinal Key members at a JDRF Walk


National Chapter Number

The system of assigning national chapter and member numbers was devised by our founder, Mrs. Ruth L. Riley.  As each chapter is chartered, it receives a national number based on the year it was chartered and its ordinal number during that year.  For example, the first Cardinal Key chapter to be chartered was Midland University (formerly, Midland Lutheran College) in Fremont, Nebraska. Midland’s chapter number is 32 A.

National Chapters

NumberName of ChapterLocation
58 AArkansas Technical UniversityRussellville, AR
87 AAuburn University “Talons Chapter”*Auburn, AL
74 ABabson CollegeBabson Park, MA
78 ABaker University*Baldwin City, KS
60 ACalifornia Polytechnic State UniversitySan Louis Obispo, CA
38 AChadron State College*Chadron, NE
38 BConcord University*Athens, WV
35 ADoane University*Crete, NE
67 AEastern New Mexico UniversityPortales, NM
42 AEmory & Henry College*Emory, VA
66 BEmporia State UniversityEmporia, KS
53 ALoyola University New OrleansNew Orleans, LA
61 ALynchburg CollegeLynchburg, VA
32 AMidland University*Fremont, NE
54 BMississippi State UniversityStarkville, MS
69 BMorehead UniversityMorehead, KY
48 ANebraska Wesleyan University*Lincoln, NE
75 ANewberry CollegeNewberry, SC
49 BNorthern Arizona University*Flagstaff, AZ
63 BNorthwest Missouri State University*Maryville, MO
65 ANorthwestern Oklahoma State**Alva, OK
37 BSoutheastern Oklahoma State*Durant, OK
71 ASouthern Nazarene UniversityBethany, OK
48 BSouthwestern UniversityGeorgetown, TX
84 ATexas Tech UniversityLubbock, TX
34 CTruman State University “Eugene Fair Chapter”*Kirksville, MO
88 AUniversity of Alabama*Tuscaloosa, AL
70 BUniversity of ArkansasFayetteville, AR
67 BUniversity of Texas, El PasoEl Paso, TX
71 CUniversity of West Alabama, Livingston*Livingston, AL
91 AUniversity of Wyoming*Laramie, WY
70 AValdosta State UniversityValdosta, GA
73 AVirginia Intermont CollegeBristol, VA
66 AWayne State College*Wayne, NE
33 AWestern New Mexico UniversitySilver City, NM
Chapters with one asterisk (*) are considered active.
Chapters marked with two asterisks (**) are considered inactive.
Chapters italicized are considered historic. A historic chapter has been inactive for 5+ years.