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Alpha Lambda Delta

Alpha Lambda Delta membership is open to all first-year students who meet the academic qualifications. Students must be registered for a full course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree and must rank in the top 20 percent of the first-year class. The minimum scholastic average required for membership is a 3.5 or above GPA. Eligibility is based on grades from the fall semester of the first year. 

After the application process, students will be notified of future date and time of initiation. Once initiated the student becomes a lifetime member of Alpha Lambda Delta. Members may remain active in the chapter throughout college. Members hold offices while they are sophomores and participate in Alpha Lambda Delta campus or community service projects.

  • Visit the  Alpha Lambda Delta national website.
  • Students eligible after their fall semester will receive an invitation to apply to Alpha Lambda Delta. The application deadline for the 2015-16 academic year will be March 3, 2017.
  • A one-time membership fee of $35 is required to join Alpha Lambda Delta. The fee covers keys or pins and certificates, with a portion of the money going to the honor society’s organizational fund.  Checks or exact cash should be taken to the Office of the Dean of The Ingram Commons in Commons Center 203.

Phi Eta Sigma

Phi Eta Sigma honorary is open to all first-year students who meet the academic qualifications. Students must be registered for a full course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree and must rank in the top 20 percent of their freshman class. The minimum scholastic average required for membership is a 3.5 or above GPA. Eligibility is based on grades from the fall semester of the first year.

After the application process, students will be notified of future date and time of initiation. Once initiated the student becomes a lifetime member of Phi Eta Sigma. Members may remain active in the chapter throughout college. Members hold offices while they are sophomores and participate in Phi Eta Sigma campus or community service projects.

  • Visit the  Phi Eta Sigma national website .
  • Students eligible after their fall semester will receive an invitation to apply to Phi Eta Sigma. The application deadline for the 2015-16 academic year will be March 3, 2017.
  • A one-time membership fee of $35 is required to join Phi Eta Sigma. The fee covers keys or pins and certificates, with a portion of the money going to the honor society’s organizational fund.Checks or exact cash should be taken to the Office of the Dean of The Ingram Commons in Commons Center 203.