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For questions regarding the initiation ceremony, if you lost your access code, or if you have not received your certificate and pin.


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2020 Dates to Remember

Due to COVID-19, the officers of the University of Nevada, Reno chapter of Phi Kappa Phi have elected not to host an initiation ceremony. Students may join the Society via the link provided in your original invitation. Initiation pins and certificates will be shipped directly to students after the join deadline.

June 30

The access code will expire and online registration will close at 11:59 p.m. CST on June 30. If you miss the deadline, then your opportunity to become a member of the UNR Chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society will have closed for the current year.

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

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Discover Member Benefits

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

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

The Society's motto is "Let the love of learning rule humanity."

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.

Notable alumni include former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, professor and author Brené Brown, best-selling novelist John Grisham, Grammy Award-winning soprano Renée Fleming, YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley and NASA astronaut Wendy Lawrence.

Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine, Phi Kappa Phi was created to honor excellence in all academic disciplines. 

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