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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.

Membership Requirements

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.

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