Rochester Institute of Technology

You are invited to join our community of great minds.


Before you begin, be prepared to spend 10-15 minutes completing your registration. You will need the access code from your invitation and your credit/debit card for checkout.

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.



Dr. Michael D'Arcangelo
For questions regarding the initiation ceremony, if you have not received your certificate and pin, or if you have missed the deadline.


Kam Lubben
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.

2017 Deadlines

April 16

The access code will expire and online registration will close at 11:59 p.m. on April 16th. If you were invited to join and you miss the deadline, please email your contact on campus, Dr. Michael D'Arcangelo, with any questions.

April 30

Chapter Initiation Ceremony
RIT Campus, Golisano College Auditorium (Room 1400)

Check in: 12:15 p.m.
Begins: 1:00 p.m.

If you do not attend the ceremony: After the ceremony date you may go to the George Eastman Building, Room 1120 and pick up your certificate and pin. If you are unable to do so, you may request for your certificate and pin to be mailed to you by the chapter.

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.

Discover Member Benefits

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

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