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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, contact Tim Stanton:


For problems with online registration or if you have not received an email confirmation at least one business day after completing registration contact: Please first be sure to check your spam filter for the confirmation email.

Dates to Remember

Sept. 23, 2021

You must be registered by this deadline with your intent to attend and to guarantee that your certificate will be at the ceremony.

If you register after Sept. 23 your certificate and pin will be shipped to you for an additional fee of $7.00. If you would still like to attend the ceremony, please notify your chapter contact. 

Oct. 8, 2021

Initiation Ceremony
Doheny Memorial Library, Room 240
Check in: 1:00 p.m.
Begins: 1:30 p.m.

Dec. 15, 2021

The access code will expire and online enrollment will close at 11:59 p.m. CST on Dec. 15, 2021. If you were invited to join and miss the deadline, please email late registration inquiries to

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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.