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Honors Societies

Eastern Illinois University hosts nearly 50 honor societies that focus on specific disciplines as well as ones that are overarching and open to members from many disciplines.

We encourage you to get involved in an honors society within your major as well as one, or more, of the overarching societies.  Membership in one of these societies may help your entry in civil service and other positions within the federal government.  In a letter dated April 13, 1973, the U.S. Civil Service Commission stated, "Membership in a national honor society meets one of the requirements for entrance at the GS-7 level in numerous professional and technical occupations in the Federal service. However, applicants must meet all of the requirements as described in the particular Federal Job Announcement covering the positions for which they apply." 

Honor Society Focus
Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medicine
Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology
Alpha Psi Omega Theatre
Alpha Sigma Lambda Nontraditional Adult Students
Association of Honor Students Honor Students
Beta Alpha Psi Finance / Accounting
Beta Beta Beta Biology
Beta Gamma Sigma Business
Chi Sigma Iota Counseling
Delta Phi Alpha German
Delta Sigma Pi Business
EIU Education Scholars Program Education
Eta Sigma Gamma Health Education
Fraternal Scholars of Eastern Illinois University Greek Academics
Gamma Sigma Alpha Greek Leadership
Gamma Theta Upsilon Geography
Kappa Delta Pi Education
Kappa Kappa Psi Band Members
Kappa Tau Alpha Journalism
Kappa Omicron Nu Family and Consumer Sciences
Lambda Alpha Delta New Greek Members
Lambda Pi Eta Communications
Mortar Board / Tassel Chapter Senior Status
National Residence Hall Honorary Residential
National Society of Collegiate Scholars Freshmen Status
Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics
Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership
Order of Omega Greek Leadership
Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law
Phi Alpha Eta Honors - Service
Phi Alpha Theta History
Phi Beta Lambda Business
Phi Eta Sigma Freshmen
Phi Sigma Biological Sciences
Phi Sigma Pi Honor Fraternity
Pi Omega Pi Business Education
Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science
Psi Chi Psychology
Rho Lambda Greek Leadership
Rho Phi Lambda Recreation, Park, and Leisure Services
Scabbard and Blade Military Sciences
Sigma Alpha Iota Music
Sigma Delta Pi Spanish
Sigma Gamma Epsilon Earth Sciences
Sigma Phi Omega Gerontology
Sigma Pi Sigma Physics
Sigma Rho Epsilon Special Education
Sigma Tau Delta English
Tau Beta Sigma Band

The links to the individual honors societies will connect you to a local chapter's web site, the national site, or possibly to the chapter's Facebook page.  You should be able to contact the advisor or members from these links.

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Sandra and Jack Pine Honors College

Pemberton Hall South
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-2017
(888) 440-4664
Fax: (217) 581-7222

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