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Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society

Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for two-year colleges that fosters self-development and encourages member involvement in leadership, Honors studies and community-based activities. 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.

Additional benefits include:

  • Scholarship opportunities for bachelor’s degree programs.
  • Enrollment in CollegeFish.org, PTK’s new comprehensive transfer preparation program.
  • Letters of recommendation sent to college admissions counselors.

You can learn more about PTK at www.ptk.org and about the Middle States chapters at www.ptkms.org.

For more information about the College’s chapter, please contact faculty advisor Sarah Iepson at siepson@ccp.edu or 215.751.8802. You can also stop by the chapter office in Room S1-19 or call 215.751.8100.

Am I Eligible?

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

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.

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

There is a membership fee for Phi Theta Kappa.