The University of Texas at Dallas (Grad Students)

You are invited to join our community of great minds.

Closed Before you begin, be prepared to spend 10-15 minutes completing your registration. You will need the access code you were provided in your invitation as well as your credit or 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.



Wendi Kavanaugh
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.


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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

March 20

Your enrollment must be complete by this date in order to guarantee that your certificate will be at the ceremony.

March 28

We ask that you provide the name of your favorite professor via email to Wendi Kavanaugh at by Tuesday, March 28th, so that the chapter can invite them to join you at the ceremony.

April 4

Initiation Ceremony
McDermott Suite, MC 4.4
Check in: 3:30-4:00 p.m.
Begins: 4:00 p.m.
Attire: Business dress
Guests: You may invite up to two guests

If you do not attend the ceremony:
  After April 5th, please pick up your certificate, pin, honor cord and new member packet in the Collegium V Honors Office (Green Center 2nd Floor, 2.200).

April 18

The access code will expire and online registration will close at 11:59 p.m. CST on April 18, 2017. If you were invited to join and you miss the deadline, please email late registration inquiries 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. 

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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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