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2019 Dates to Remember

March 21

Your registration must be complete by this deadline to guarantee that your name will be included in the printed program and your certificate will be at the ceremony.

April 5

Initiation Ceremony
Illini Union, Room 314

Check-in: 6:30 p.m.
Begins: 7:00 p.m.

Guest Fee: $10 per person for up to 3 guests

If you register after March 21 or do not attend the ceremony: After April 6, please pick up your certificate and pin from Mr. Robert Chappell in 128 Mumford Hall.

May 3

The access code will expire and online registration will close at 11:59 p.m. CST on May 3. If you were invited to join and miss the deadline, please email late registration inquiries to Please be aware that joining the Society is allowed only during the academic year you are invited.

Phi Kappa Phi Facts

Phi Kappa Phi provides nearly $1 million in awards each year to outstanding students and members.

Membership is by invitation to the top juniors, seniors and graduate students who meet specific eligibility criteria at member-campuses. Faculty, professional staff, and alumni also may be eligible for membership. For further details, click here.

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 John Grisham, Grammy Award-winning soprano Renée Fleming, YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley, and NASA astronaut Wendy Lawrence.

Phi Kappa Phi hosts chapters at more than 325 colleges and universities in the U.S. and the Philippines.

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Phi Kappa Phi's ongoing commitment to excellence is reflected in its 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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