To be eligible for membership in Chi Zeta chapter at Triton College, a student must:
- be currently enrolled at Triton College
- have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
- have 12 completed semester hours that can count toward a degree
Membership to Phi Theta Kappa is done on an invitation basis only. Invitations are sent out approx. 5 weeks after the Fall and Spring Semester start, via email and mail to prospective Phi Theta Kappa members. If you feel that you have met the requirements listed above, though have not received an invitation in the mail by the tenth week of the Fall or Spring Semester, then please contact the Chapter Advisor:
Coordinator, Engineering Technology
Every year there are two formal induction ceremonies, one in the middle of each semester. Newly enrolled members will be notified of the time and place of the induction. For more information, please contact the PTK Advisor.
New members receive a gold-embossed personalized certificate and a Golden Key lapel pin. At graduation, you will have the privilege of wearing graduation regalia in the form of a gold stole, tassel, and honor cords. These can be purchased at the Phi Theta Kappa website (www.ptk.org) or purchased from the Chapter. Contact the Chapter Advisor for details on graduation regalia. Your diploma will have a Phi Theta Kappa gold seal. You may need to petition to have "Member Phi Theta Kappa" added to your transcript.
There are many other valuable benefits, including opportunities for great scholarships. Learn more about these benefits from the Phi Theta Kappa International home page.
Main PTK Page