Alpha Phi Sigma

Omicron Chapter National Criminal Justice Honor Society

Welcome to Alpha Phi Sigma 

Why should YOU join Alpha Phi Sigma?

 

 

  • Recognition of Achievement: The hard work and personal sacrifice that is required to achieve scholastic excellence deserves recognition. Alpha Phi Sigma membership designates an individual as an outstanding student of criminal justice
  • Special Awards: Each year the national office awards a cash scholarship to one member. Awards are also given to students who compete in the Annual Call for Papers
  • Annual Convention: A national convention is held each year.  The convention is held in conjunction with the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) and presents a wide range of programs and activities.
  • National Newsletter: Active members receive a biannual national newsletter, which reports on areas of concern to the criminal justice sciences and the society.

Membership Requirements of Alpha Phi Sigma

  • Alpha Phi Sigma is the nationally recognized honor society for students in the criminal justice sciences. To become a member, the student must have completed one-third of their total hours required for graduation and be recommended to National by the chapter advisor.
      • Undergraduate students with a declared criminal justice major or minor, must have a minimum of 3.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale. The student must also have completed a minimum of four courses within the criminal justice curriculum.
      • Graduate students must maintain a minimum of a 3.4 GPA on a 4.0 scale and have completed a minimum of four courses within the criminal justice curriculum.
      • Law students must have completed one academic year with a 2.5 GPA

    Application Process:

    • $50 one time national membership fee and $10 one time local membership fee. Combine the fees and make one check for $60 payable to "Criminal Justice". You will receive a "free t-shirt".
    • To apply, please click on the application link below.  Once completed please print out and turn in to Kim Hendricks in the Advising Office, Brigman Hall, Room 205
    • Applications must be received one (1) semester prior to graduation. Deadlines: Fall - October 15, Spring - February 15, Summer - June 15.

    For more information, please contact the Chapter Advisor, Kim Hendricks or visit our OrgSync portal at https://orgsync.com/56711/chapter.

    Alpha Phi Sigma Membership Application (Word Format)

    Alpha Phi Sigma Membership Application (PDF)