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Criteria for Membership

The membership of Alpha Kappa Mu shall be open to men and women who meet the requirements for eligibility and shall consist of collegiate, alumni, local honorary, laureate honorary and life members.

Collegiate chapters shall elect members from a list of those scholastically eligible and approved by the chapter advisor(s). An affirmative vote by the majority of chapter members present at a regular meeting is necessary for election to membership. Candidates are not inducted in absentia.

Undergraduate Students - An undergraduate student shall be eligible to be elected as a collegiate member if the individual:

(1) is registered as full time, and is in good standing with the institution at which the chapter is located
(2) is at least a junior in a degree program, and has completed 50 percent of the requirements for graduation
(3) has a minimum grade-point average of 3.3, when A = 4
(4) is ranked in the upper 10 percent of the class
(5) exemplifies good character
(6) exhibits the potential for leadership and service

Graduate Students - Graduate students are eligible to be elected members when the following requirements are met:

(1) a baccalaureate graduate of a regionally accredited school who is entering graduate school with a grade-point average of 3.3 or better, when A = 4 and is ranked in the upper 10 percent of the class
(2) a continuing graduate student must have been admitted as a matriculated student and must have earned a minimum of 15 hours with a grade-point average of 3.7 or better
(3) exemplifies good character


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