Becoming a Man of Alpha
Many are Called, few are Chosen
Years of History
Becoming a Member of Alpha Phi Alpha
Joining Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. at Arizona State University
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. recognizes two types of membership, College and Alumni. An aspirant (anyone seeking membership into Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.) may apply for membership into a College Chapter as an undergraduate student in good standing at a fully accredited four year college or university. College Aspirants can only join the Fraternity at a college or university where an active chapter is present.
Joining an Alumni Chapter
Aspirants may apply for membership into an Alumni Chapter as a graduate who has earned a degree from a fully accredited four year college of university. Alumni Aspirants are encouraged to join chapters that are within a 60 mile radius of their permanent place of residence.
All aspirants (College and Alumni) must complete the same requirements to become members of the Fraternity. Below are the basic criteria that must be met in order for anyone to become a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. This list is extremely simplified so be sure to visit the membership area of the corporate website for full disclosures, requirements, and fees.
- Minimum GPA of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale
- Active within the ASU and/or local community
- A visible on campus leader
- An individual of substance
- Knowledgeable of Alpha Phi Alpha and its history
Become an Alpha
An Alpha’s greatest interest is outside himself. We value those who believe that their membership in Alpha Phi Alpha is the presentation of their personal commitment to time-valued words such as Knowledge, Achievement, Service, Integrity, Quality, Honor, Excellence, and Community.