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Membership Requirements and How to Apply

Membership Requirements

Below are minimum academic requirements for membership in Xi Alpha chapter. Potential members are also expected to exemplify worthy educational ideals, intend to continue in the field of education, and give evidence of leadership abilities.

Undergraduate students

All college coursework is taken into consideration.

  • GPA of 3.3 or higher in the last 45 semester hours
  • Unconditionally admitted to the Education program at UT Arlington*
  • At least 45 semester hours earned by the end of the term prior to initiation
  • UTeach Arlington students must have completed or be currently enrolled in EDUC 4331

* Most students join Kappa Delta Pi after beginning the Education program. However, students not entering the Education program until Fall 2014 may join in Spring 2014 if they already meet the Education program's GPA and THEA admission requirements.

Graduate students

Only UT Arlington graduate coursework is taken into consideration.

  • GPA of 3.4 or higher for all graduate coursework completed
  • Full graduate standing at UT Arlington
  • At least 9 hours of graduate Education coursework earned by the end of the term prior to initiation

All of the above is subject to verification.

Application Information

We accept applications and hold Initiation twice a year: once in the fall semester and once in the spring.

Application information for the current semester:

To receive access to the application you must e-mail Teaira Little to verify that you meet GPA requirements. Once it has been confirmed that you meet GPA requirements you will be sent an application via e-mail. 

To apply for membership, applicants must:
  1. Verify your eligibility by completing verification form. Click Here for verification form (August-October or January-March).
  2. Once verified, submit Society Application (Counselor will supply you with this link) and await Email approval from KDP.
  3. Once Email Approval is received, pay society dues ($42 or $78) by logging into www.kdp.org and click "Pay Initiate Invoice"
  4. After Society dues are paid, pay your chapter dues ($11 or $21) here.

    NOTE:
    YOU MUST PAY BOTH SOCIETY AND CHAPTER DUES BEFORE YOU CAN BECOME A MEMBER


DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATION AND FEESTBA

Payments are made online only.
You are a lifetime member of Kappa Delta Pi, but in order to maintain active status you must pay annual dues.


Spring 2014 membership deadline has passed.  Check back in August for the Fall 2015 membership cycle.

For more information and updates, check out our secondary website.  Click Here!