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2020 Dates to Remember

March 25

Initiation Ceremony *CANCELED, please read.* 

Dear Initiates,

In light of potential COVID-19 spread and an encouragement to practice social distancing to prevent such spread, the officers of Clemson’s Chapter 49 of Phi Kappa Phi have elected to cancel the Spring Initiation Banquet originally scheduled for March 25, 2020. Initiation pins and certificates will be mailed directly to the mailing addresses provided by each initiate or be made available for pick up on campus. Students and honored initiates may continue to join the society via the website in your original invitation until June 30th. The national office has the ability to refund any guest fees paid for the ceremony. 

June 30

The access code will expire and online registration will close at 11:59 p.m. CST on June 30th. Inquiries about accepting membership after this date should be directed to  


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.

Explore Award Opportunities

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

Discover Member Benefits

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

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