BECOME A MEMBER
Undergraduate Membership Requirements
A candidate may apply for membership into an Undergraduate Chapter as an undergraduate student at a fully accredited four year college or university. To be considered as a candidate for membership to Phi Eta Psi Fraternity, Inc., one must:
- Be a male and enrolled as a full-time student at a fully accredited four (4) year college or university for the purpose of obtaining a degree. Exceptions for admittance of students attending two (2) year institutions may be considered on a case-by-case basis by the Grand or National Authentes .
- Be a student in good standing, with documented proof of sustaining a cumulative grade point average of not less than 2.5 on a 4.0 grade point scale (or equivalent) with a minimum of 15 credit hours accumulated. An exception will be made where the minimum grade point average required by the college or university for graduation is greater. In those instances the minimum grade point average for graduation must be used for eligibility;
- Have 2nd semester Freshman status as defined by the college or university, with completion of at least 15 credit hours.
- Attend a College or University where an active Chapter or Colony in good standing is present.
- Be a person of good character.
Membership Eligibility Requirements for an Alumni Chapter
Candidates may also be presented as a candidate for membership into an Alumni Chapter. To be considered as a candidate for membership to a Phi Eta Psi Alumni Chapter.
- Be a male, having reached the age of 18 years of age.
- Possess a Baccalaureate degree from a fully accredited four (4) year college or university. Exceptions considered on a case-by-case basis by Grand Authentes Further consideration will be based on Application for Membership,active member sponsorship, etc.
- Be a person of good character.
- Must have verifiable community involvement, including but not limited to activism, church involvement, and leadership experience.
- Be a current member of the Fraternity, having reached the age of 25 and having completed at least two (2) years of an undergraduate program. Other requirements may be waived for existing members.
There is a no tolerance of hazing by any member of Phi Eta Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Hazing, pledging, pledge “lines”, pre-pledge “lines” or post-intake hazing are strictly prohibited. WHEREAS the definition of hazing has been held to include any action taken or situation created that involves or results in abusive, physical contact or mutual harassment of a prospective Phi Eta Psi member; and that any such action is considered hazing, whether it occurs on or off the Fraternity premises, campus or place where chapters or prospective members meet: and that hazing has also been described to include any action that results in excessive mutual or physical discomfort, embarrassment or harassment; that such activities include, but are not limited to paddling, creation of excessive fatigue, physical or psychological shock, morally degrading or humiliating activities, late work sessions that interfere with scholastic activities and any other activities inconsistent with fraternal law and regulations and policies of the affiliated educational institution and federal, state or local law; and
WHEREAS such illegal conduct is inimical to the principles for which Phi Eta Psi stands and fails to foster respect for fellow members or preserve human dignity.
Gary D. Martin
PHI ETA PSI FRATERNITY, INC.
2670 Hidden Woods Drive
Canton, Michigan 48188