What is Phi Theta Kappa?
Established in November of 1918, Phi Theta Kappa has become the largest and the most prestigious honor society serving two-year colleges around the world.
Is Phi Theta Kappa a Fraternity/Sorority?
No. Phi Theta Kappa is a 'society' of honor students. This organization is based solely on your academic excellence.
Is there an initiation for new members?
There is NO initiation for new members, although there are 2 Induction Ceremonies each year.
Why should I join Phi Theta Kappa?
When can I join Phi Theta Kappa and how much does it cost?
Phi Theta Kappa holds two Inductions of New Members each year, once during the fall semester and once during the winter semester. Students who meet the minimum requirements for membership will receive an invitation letter that is sent to their homes. There is a one-time fee of $85.00 to join ,which covers all international, regional and local fees.
Am I required to be active and how much time would be involved?
The time a member devotes to Phi Theta Kappa is a matter of individual choice. Some Phi Theta Kappa members choose to devote many hours to chapter activities; others may elect to not participate at all. No service activities may be required of new or old members; nor can the chapter withhold any benefits (i.e., wearing honors stole; receiving scholarship recommendations), according to the Phi Theta Kappa's Constitution.
Requirements for Phi Theta Kappa Membership:
12 Credit Hours Completed at MCC 100 level or higher with a 3.5 Grade Point Average. Must maintain 3.25 accumulative GPA