Membership Recognizes Academic Success!

  • Phi Theta Kappa Golden Key Membership Pin
  • Phi Theta Kappa Membership Certificate and ID Card Recognition during college induction ceremony
  • The official Seal of Phi Theta Kappa placed on your college diploma
  • Notation of membership on your college transcript
  • Recognition by wearing Phi Theta Kappa Commencement Regalia during college graduation and other official ceremonies
  • A Press Release announcing your academic achievement

Spring membership drive Has begun!


Why Become a Member?

Membership in Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society guarantees you access to benefits that will recognize your outstanding academic accomplishments and provide you with the competitive edge that helps ensure future success.

These benefits are unmatched by any other collegiate honor society!

Letters of Invitation to join the Alpha Tau chapter of Phi Theta Kappa for the Fall 18 semester were sent to student email accounts on September 11. If you have met the eligibility criteria by the end of the Summer 18 session then you should receive your letter at that time or shortly thereafter.

Joining is easy. You can join through an online acceptance process by following the instructions found in your letter of invitation or by just clicking the button below. You will need your passcode to complete your online application process. If you don’t have your passcode contact your site advisor to receive it.

If you don’t wish to join online and prefer a paper application then choose the paper application button below. Complete the application and submit it to one of the chapter advisors with your one-time application fee of $80.

The deadline to join this spring is May 14, 2019. Don’t delay!

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Membership Provides a Competitive Edge

  • $37 million in scholarships for members only
  • FREE enrollment in, a transfer and college completion planning tool
  • FREE access to Five Star Competitive Edge, a personal and professional development plan for building marketable skills and an online portfolio
  • FREE access to our Career Resource Center
  • Opportunity to be published in Phi Theta Kappa's anthology, Nota Bene
  • Opportunities to develop research and servant leadership skills by participating in Honors in Action programming in local chapter
  • Opportunity to become part of a network of over 3 million fellow scholars and servant leaders on more than 1,200 campuses worldwide
  • Increased pay grade for entry level federal jobs
  • Personalized letters of recommendation for scholarships and employment
  • Special benefits and offers from Phi Theta Kappa corporate partners