If you've received an invitation to join Alpha Chi, congratulations! Alpha Chi is one of the nation’s most prestigious and distinctive honor societies. Watch this brief video and read below to learn what membership in Alpha Chi could mean for you!
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Since 1922 Alpha Chi National College Honor Society has distinguished itself as one of the top national honor societies in the nation. Now with 500,000 alumni, some 300 chapters across 45 states, and 10,000 new members annually, we recognize exceptional student scholars and unite them around one goal—channeling creativity and curiosity into scholarship that serves the greater good.
Why Join Alpha Chi?
Given your grades, you’ve probably received invitations to join several honors organizations. We know you want to select the best, and we believe you've found it. Alpha Chi is an elite organization with only the top ten percent of eligible juniors, seniors, and graduate students being invited to join. Alpha Chi is a nonprofit, ACHS-certified honors organization that offers more than just an accolade for your resume, but an opportunity to engage within a community composed of the top student scholars from around the world in every academic discipline.
Every honor society celebrates academic achievement, but at Alpha Chi we’re all about making scholarship effective for good and influencing the world for the better. We’re also all about making college a better experience for our student members. By accepting your invitation, you will be recognized for your academic achievement by an organization dedicated to promoting critical, constructive, inclusive, and respectful conversations about important societal issues and solutions. We believe that the benefits and resources of being an Alpha Chi member will greatly contribute to your search for scholarly authenticity and personal development.
Our mission is to enrich and broaden your collegiate experience by:
Alpha Chi membership–which lasts a lifetime–is limited to the top 10 percent of juniors, seniors, and graduate students at colleges and universities that have Alpha Chi chapters. We’re an invitation-only society, open to those students whose academic performance and character qualify them for invitation by their institutions’ faculty and administrators.
Put simply, being invited to join Alpha Chi is a tremendous honor. Campuses often celebrate the distinction of Alpha Chi membership at graduation and other academic ceremonies, a distinction members can also claim on their CV and resume throughout their lives.
Alpha Chi is proud to be certified by the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS). Founded in 1925, ACHS is the nation’s only certifying agency for college and university honor societies. ACHS is a visibly cohesive community of national and international honor societies, individually and collaboratively exhibiting excellence in scholarship, service, programs, and governance.