Academic Honor Societies

Academic Honor Societies

Prestige. Recognition. Relationships. Find them here.

Our nationally recognized Academic Honor Societies can really give you a leg up as an Urbana student. By joining an Academic Honor Society at UU, you’ll enrich your educational experience and set the stage for career success after graduation.

Alpha Chi

Especially for rockstar juniors, seniors and graduates.

The largest academic group on campus, Alpha Chi is an interdisciplinary, national scholastic honor society that promotes academic excellence and exemplary character for students. Alpha Chi is a coeducational academic honor society. Since 1922 its purpose has been to promote academic excellence and exemplary character among college and university students and to honor those who achieve such distinction. Juniors, seniors and graduate students who are in the top 10 percent of their class are encouraged to join.

Alpha Psi Omega

This is high drama at its best.

Have a flair for the dramatic arts? Alpha Psi Omega is for you! It’s an American recognition honor society for participants in collegiate theatre. Scholarships are available!

Alpha Sigma Lambda

Adult students unite!

Alpha Sigma Lambda recognizes academically outstanding adult students in higher education who come together to celebrate scholarship and leadership. Students interested in attaining membership in Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society must attend a regionally accredited college or university that offers two- or four-year degrees to non-traditional/adult students.

Kappa Delta Pi

Education is the key.

Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) is an international honor society that fosters excellence in education and promotes fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. For more than 100 years, the Society has consistently grown to a membership that exceeds 1.2 million worldwide!

Lambda Pi Eta

Be a crystal clear communicator. 

Lambda Pi Eta is the National Communication Association's official honor society. This is for students majoring in communication arts and related areas at four-year colleges and universities. The organization recognizes, fosters, and rewards your outstanding scholastic achievement and provides opportunities for growth in the communication discipline.

Sigma Beta Delta

It’s all business in here.

Sigma Beta Delta is an International honor society recognizing and promoting achievement in business, management and administration. You’ll enjoy a fellowship program, networking opportunities and Lifetime contact through publications and events.

Sigma Tau Delta

Live to write, write to live.

Sigma Tau Delta is an international collegiate honor society for students of English at four-year colleges and universities. It exists to confer distinction for high achievement in English language, literature, and writing – and it’s a great opportunity for any student looking to make a career of wordsmithing.

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