University of Maryland University College

You are invited to join our community of great minds.

Join Now! Be prepared to complete your registration at one time. You will be required to enter the access code from your invitation, number of guests for the ceremony (if applicable), and credit card payment.
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi extends invitations to a highly select group of the best and brightest students and faculty on your campus. Join now to be recognized for your outstanding academic achievements and to gain access to career and networking opportunities, grants and awards, and exclusive partner services and discounts.



Erin Sanchez
Administrative Assistant
For questions regarding the initiation ceremony, if you lost your access code, if you have not received your certificate and pin, or if you have missed the deadline.


Kam Lubben
Chapter Enrollment Coordinator
For problems with online registration or if you have not received an email confirmation at least one business day after completing registration. Please first be sure to check your spam filter for the confirmation email.

2018 Deadlines

March 23

Please RSVP to by March 23 and include the number of guests that will be attending. You are able to invite two guests for free (additional guests can be invited for a fee of $12 per guest). Please make your payment to Ms. Erin Sanchez, Largo 3115, 3501 University Boulevard East, Adelphi, MD 20783. Once payment is received, you will be mailed your admission tickets for you and your guests. These tickets are needed for admission into the induction ceremony, so please remind your guests to bring them. Your enrollment must be complete by this date in order to guarantee that your certificate will be at the ceremony.

April 16

Initiation Ceremony
Academic Center at Largo, 1616 McCormick Drive
Check in: 5:30 p.m.
Begins: 6:00 p.m.
Ends: 8:00 p.m.

Reception cost:
You and two guests are free + $12 per each additional guest after 2.

If you register after March 23, or if you do not attend the ceremony:
After the ceremony date, your certificate and pin will automatically be mailed to you by your Chapter.

May 1

The access code will expire and online registration will close at 11:59 p.m. CST on May 1. If you miss the deadline, please email any questions about late registration to

Phi Kappa Phi Facts

Phi Kappa Phi provides $1 million in grants and awards each biennium to outstanding students and members.

Membership is by invitation to the top 7.5% of juniors with at least 72 credit hours and the top 10% of seniors and graduate students at member-campuses. Faculty, professional staff, and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction also may be eligible for membership.

Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine, Phi Kappa Phi was created to honor excellence in all academic disciplines. 

The Society's motto is "Let the love of learning rule humanity."

Notable alumni include former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, best-selling novelist David Baldacci, Grammy Award-winning soprano Renée Fleming, YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley, and NASA astronaut Wendy Lawrence.

Phi Kappa Phi hosts chapters at more than 300 colleges and universities across the U.S. plus a few abroad. 

Explore Grant & Award Opportunities

Phi Kappa Phi's ongoing commitment to excellence is reflected in its grants and awards programs.

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Phi Kappa Phi offers numerous benefits that can assist members throughout their academic and professional lives.

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