Who can become a member and how?
Membership in the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is earned. Admission is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. The governing bylaws of the Society set extremely high standards for membership. See detailed information about eligibility requirements here.
How many members does Phi Kappa Phi have?
Since its founding in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi has initiated more than 1.25 million members. Each year, approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni are initiated. Currently there are approximately 100,000 active members.
How much does it cost to be a member?
As a new Phi Kappa Phi member, the candidate will pay certain national and chapter fees. The national portion, $72, pays for your pin, a certificate, and one year of national dues. Chapter fees, which vary, cover the cost of the reception and local dues. The annual membership renewal fee is $35 and is required for you to be an active member and receive the full benefits of membership FROM NATIONAL for one year. Discounted rates are available if you opt to renew for multiple years.
Where can I buy a medallion?
Medallions are available year round in Duke 209.
When is initiation?
Initiation is held in April, typically on the Wednesday following SURF Day.
When are meetings?
Meetings are usually held during the first weeks of September and during May after initiation. These are general meetings for all members of the organization. We welcome any suggestions for activities and events!
What happens when I graduate?
Learn more about member benefits here.