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Frequently Asked Questions

Membership FAQ

Membership in the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is earned. Admission is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. The governing bylaws of the Society set extremely high standards for membership. See detailed information about eligibility requirements here

You may contact a chapter officer at your college or university. See the Chapter Directory for a listing of chapter officers on your campus. 

Since its founding in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi has initiated more than 1.5 million members. Each year, approximately 25,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni are initiated. Currently there are approximately 100,000 active members.

As a new Phi Kappa Phi member, the candidate will pay certain national and chapter fees. The national portion, which starts at $77, pays for your pin, a certificate, and one year of national dues. Chapter fees, which vary, cover the cost of the banquet or reception and local dues.

The annual membership renewal fee is $42 and is required for you to be an active member and receive the full benefits of membership for one year. Discounted rates are available if you opt to renew for multiple years.

Please note that one of the national dues options is required to be an active member and receive the full benefits of membership for the selected time period. By electing to pay chapter dues, you can help your chapter fund local awards and host area activities. See a full explanation of dues.

Please contact the Phi Kappa Phi chapter at your institution. To locate chapter officers on your campus, please refer to the Chapter Directory.

Phi Kappa Phi dues are not deductible as a charitable contribution for U.S. federal income tax purposes.  However, charitable donations to the Phi Kappa Phi national organization or its chapters are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.  The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization by the Internal Revenue Service.

Membership dues and initiation fees are non-refundable beyond 24 hours after payment.  After this time, all sales are final.   

Donations and pledges are non-refundable and final. 


Website & App Login FAQ

If you enrolled online, you have already created a user profile. To log in, click here and enter the email address and password you selected during online enrollment. If you cannot remember your login credentials, read the below FAQs for instructions on recovering your username or password. 

You should have received an email from Phi Kappa Phi with instructions to claim your account. Please check your  spam or junk mail folder to see if it redirected there.

  1. Log in to your account and select the Member Profile link located in the top right corner. 
  2. Select the "Login Reset" tab.
  3. Enter your current username and password followed by your desired password.

  1. Log in to your account and select the My Profile link located in the top right corner. 
  2. Select the "Login Reset" tab.
  3. Enter your current username and password followed by your desired username.

Click here and choose “Forgot username?” You will be directed to enter the email address that is on file with Phi Kappa Phi. Your username will be emailed to you.

Click here to access the "Forgot Password" page. You will be required to enter the username associated with your account. 

First, ensure that you have entered the same email address you used when you enrolled in Phi Kappa Phi. If this is correct, check your spam or junk email folder. If you still have not received the password reset email, please contact webmaster@phikappaphi.org.

  1. Log in to your account and select the My Profile link located in the top right corner. 
  2. Select the "Basic" tab and navigate to the section of the page labeled "Home."
  3. Enter the desired email address in the field labeled "Home Email Address."
  4. Click "Save" at the bottom of the page to save your account changes.

Phi Kappa Phi offers numerous benefits and resources to assist members throughout their academic and professional lives. With an active membership and website login, you will be able to access exclusive membership discounts, career resources, Society services and publications, and Link, our members-only online community.

If you attempt to enter the wrong password too many times, your account will be locked for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes, the account will be unlocked and you may try again.

If you have forgotten your password, click here to enter your username and receive a password reset email.

If you continue to have problems with a locked account or cannot reset your password, please contact webmaster@phikappaphi.org for assistance.