Vaccination Update

Due to City of Philadelphia mandates, all students, faculty and staff must be fully vaccinated. To register for in-person or hybrid classes, students need to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption. Students who are not vaccinated or do not have an approved exemption are able to register for fully online courses. Please see our College COVID-19 Updates for more information and visit our Virtual Student Resource Center for support.

Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society

Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for two-year colleges. The College’s Rho Upsilon chapter is one of 1,200 chapters worldwide. Every semester, students are invited to become members based on their grade point average and the number of credits they have completed at the College. Phi Theta Kappa fosters self-development and encourages member involvement in leadership, honor studies and community-based activities.

Location

Winnet Building, Room S1-19

Phone

215-751-8100

Faculty Advisor

Sarah Iepson - 215-751-8802

Co-Advisor

Jenavia Weaver - 215-751-8213

Eligibility

Every semester, students are invited to become members based on their grade point average and the number of credits they have completed at the College.

Qualifying students must have already completed at least one full-time semester at the College.

Full-time students must attain one of the following:

  • Completed a minimum of 12 hours with GPA of 3.75
  • Completed a minimum of 25 hours with GPA of 3.60
  • Completed a minimum of 38 hours with GPA of 3.40
  • Completed a minimum of 45 hours with GPA of 3.25

Part-time students (those enrolled for 11 credit hours or fewer) must attain one of the following:

  • Completed a minimum of 18 hours with GPA of 3.75
  • Completed a minimum of 30 hours with GPA of 3.60
  • Completed a minimum of 38 hours with GPA of 3.40
  • Completed a minimum of 45 hours with GPA of 3.25

Events

Induction Ceremonies

Phi Theta Kappa induction ceremonies occur every fall and spring semester. Invitation letters and instructions for submitting applications are mailed to eligible students within the first few weeks of each semester.

Orientation Sessions

This chapter also holds orientation sessions for prospective members at the Main Campus and at the Regional Centers.

Schedule

Check Pride Portal for schedule each semester

Membership Fee

There is a $90 membership fee for Phi Theta Kappa.