Alpha Phi Sigma - SIUE Chapter: Zeta Zeta
The National Criminal Justice Honor Society

ALPHA PHI SIGMA, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society, invites you to join the thousands of prominent people who have become members of this established Honor Society. Today, Alpha Phi Sigma (APS) has over 280 chapters. Each chapter is made up of people like you who share the commitment to learning and improving the criminal justice field.

What is Alpha Phi Sigma?

Alpha Phi Sigma is the nationally recognized honor society for students in the criminal justice sciences. The society recognizes academic excellence displayed by both undergraduate and graduate students of criminal justice and law school students.

What are the qualifications to become a member of Alpha Phi Sigma -- Chapter Zeta Zeta?

The National Honor Society is open to those with a declared criminal justice major or minor. (The SIUE Criminal Justice Club is open to any student regardless of their major/minor.)
  1. Student must be a member in good standing of a recognized local Criminal Justice Club.
  2. Student must have completed one-third of his/her total hours required for graduation.
  3. Student must have completed a minimum of 4 courses within the Criminal Justice curriculum.
  4. Grade requirements based on a 4.0 scale:
Undergraduate students must maintain a 3.2 overall GPA 3.2 GPA in CJ courses
Graduate students must maintain a 3.4 overall GPA 3.4 GPA in CJ courses
Law School students must have completed one academic year and maintain a 2.5 overall GPA 2.5 overall GPA
  1. Student must rank in the top 35% of their classes.
  2. Student must be recommended by the local chapter advisor. (Signature required on application form.)
How do I become a member of Alpha Phi Sigma?

  1. Become a member of the SIUE Criminal Justice Club.
    See our "Membership Application" page for instructions. Membership dues are $15.00 annually.
  2. Download the Alpha Phi Sigma membership application. Click Here for the application or go to the Alpha Phi Sigma website at:
  3. After completing the application, contact the local Chapter Advisor for his signature.
  4. Mail the application with the one time membership fee of $40.00 in the form of a cashier's check or money order.
For more information or assistance, please contact an SIUE Criminal Justice Club Officer.

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