MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

Thank you for your interest in Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. Within this section you will find information on the qualifications to become a member of our great Fraternity.

Brief Eligibility Requirements:

Collegiate membership in Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity is limited to college men who are attending and working toward obtaining a baccalaureate degree at a recognized college or university and have completed at least one grading period and have obtained a minimum of a 2.5 cumulative GPA based on a four point scale.

Alumni Membership in Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity is limited to professional men that have been granted a baccalaureate degree or other degree by a recognized college or university.

Candidates of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity must not currently be a member of or have previously been a member of another intercollegiate fraternity other than an honorary or professional fraternity.

Each candidate for membership in Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity must apply to a chapter in the respective region based upon the terms and conditions outlined in the Fraternity’s membership intake and development process.

ANTI-HAZING/ANTI-PLEDGING POLICY

No chapter of Phi Beta Sigma shall indulge in any physical abuse or undignified treatment (hazing) of its members or prospective members. Hazing is defined as: any action taken or situation created intentionally or unintentionally, whether on or off Fraternity premises, to produce mental or physical discomfort, embarrassment, harassment, or ridicule.

Such activities and situations include, but are not limited to:

  • paddling in any form
  • creation of excessive fatigue
  • physical and psychological shocks
  • quests
  • treasure hunts
  • scavenger hunts
  • road trips or any other activities carried outside the confines of the campus or chapter house
  • wearing publicly apparel which is conspicuous and not normally in good taste
  • engaging in any public stunts and buffoonery
  • morally degrading or humiliating games and activities
  • late work sessions (past midnight) which interfere with scholastic activity
  • any other activities which are not consistent with Fraternal Law, Ritual, or Policy or with Regulations and Policies of the educational institution

Hazing is forbidden by the Fraternity’s Constitution and by public laws of the various states.