Phi Theta Kappa ~ Alpha Eta Iota Chapter

12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219 ~ Sylvania, CC102 ~ 971.722.4361

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Membership Requirements

PTK membership is based on academic achievement. Typically, the Alpha Eta Iota chapter extends an invitation to students who meet the eligibility requirements. In order to apply for membership through this chapter, a students must:

  1. Be currently enrolled in Portland Community College either full-time or part-time.
  2. Have completed at least 12 units of coursework leading to an Associate in Arts degree or a transfer program at PCC.
  3. Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.5 at PCC.
  4. Enjoy full rights of citizenship in his or her respective country.
  5. Submit the completed application form to the ASPCC office (CC 101).
  6. Pay a one-time fee of $90.00 at the ASPCC office before attending the Induction Ceremony. (limited grants available to cover a portion of the one-time fee, visit CC 101 for further details)

The downloadable application form requires the FREE Adobe Reader to view and print.

Applications are also available from the ASPCC office (CC 101). The one-time application fee of $90 covers the international dues of $45, regional dues of $25, and the chapter dues of $20. Fees are due when the application is turned in.

Enhanced Membership Requirements Outstanding Chapter Awards

One Star-50 Points
Maintaining Star level from Semester to semester (50 points)
Attend one meeting per month (5 points each)
5 additional points for each meeting attended (two or more will be counted)

Two Star-100 Points
Attend one meeting per month
5 additional points for each meeting attended (two or more will be counted)
Participate in a chapter activity on campus (10 points)
Attend a Satellite Seminar (10 points)
Reward: Can BORROW honors stole and keep tassel for graduation (A $25 deposit is required to borrow stole).

Three Star-125 Points
Attend one meeting per month
5 additional points for each meeting attended (two or more will be counted)
Must attend at least one Chapter event per semester (meetings not included)
Attend a Satellite Seminar (10 points)
Optional item
Reward: Receive a letter of commendation for Phi Theta Kappa Advisor. May BORROW a gold sash and keep tassel for graduation (A $25 deposit is required to borrow stole).

Four Star-175 Points
Attend two meetings per month
5 additional points for each meeting attended (two or more will be counted)
Must attend at least one Chapter event per semester (meetings not included)
Attend a Satellite Seminar (10 points)
Must chair or be a vice-chairperson of a chapter event
Optional item
Optional item
Reward: Receive a letter of commendation for Phi Theta Kappa Advisor. May keep a gold sash and keep tassel for graduation.

Five Star-275 Points
Attend two meetings per month
5 additional points for each meeting attended (two or more will be counted)
Must attend at least one Chapter event per semester (meetings not included)
Attend a Satellite Seminar (10 points)
Must chair or be a vice-chairperson of a chapter event
Must attend a Regional event
Optional item
Optional item
Optional item
Reward: Receive a letter of commendation for Phi Theta Kappa Advisor. May keep a gold sash and keep tassel for graduation. Receive a Certificate of Completion of the Enhanced Membership. Receive an Enhancement Pin.

Optional Items (25 points each)
Chapter Officer-serve for a full semester
Regional Officer-serve for a full term
Attend an International event
Attend a Regional event
Be a member of the California Academic Team
Be a Project Leader