Office of Undergraduate Studies

Honor Societies


Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Beta Kappa, a national honor society, recognizes outstanding scholarship in the arts and sciences. The Alpha Chapter of Ohio, established at Western Reserve College in 1847, was one of the first 10 established nationally. Students may qualify for election to membership in the second semester of their senior year. A few outstanding students may be elected to membership as juniors.

Tau Beta Pi

Tau Beta Pi is a national honor society that recognizes full-time engineering students for outstanding scholarship, leadership, and service.

Mortar Board

Mortar Board is a national honor society that recognizes full-time senior students for outstanding scholarship, leadership, and service.