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2018 Dates to Remember

April 16

Your enrollment must be completed by this date to guarantee that your name will be included in the printed program and your certificate will be at the ceremony.

April 29

Initiation Ceremony
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
University Center's Old Main Ballroom

Check in: 12:00 p.m.
Begins: 12:30 p.m.

Ceremony and banquet cost: Lunch will be provided compliments of the UWW Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi for each inductee and one guest. The meal for any additional guests is $20 per guest. Each additional guest's meal may be paid for with cash or a check made out to Phi Kappa Phi and sent to Dr. Jolly Emrey, Phi Kappa Phi Treasurer, Department of Political Science, Laurentide Hall, 5th Floor.

If you do not attend the ceremony:
After the ceremony date, you may pick up your materials from the University Honors Program Office in McCutchan Hall, Room 11.

May 15

The access code will expire and online registration will close at 11:59 p.m. CST on May 15. Inquiries about accepting membership after this date should be directed to

Phi Kappa Phi Facts

Phi Kappa Phi provides $1.4 million in awards each biennium 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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