Honor Societies

Joining an honor society is a fun way to meet like-minded peers, discover new leadership opportunities, and highlight your achievements when you apply to graduate school or jobs.

Phi Eta Sigma National Freshman Scholastic Honor Society

Phi Eta Sigma recognizes academic achievement of first-year students. Invitations to join this honor society are only offered at the end of your first year at UB. Qualifications for membership include having a 3.5 GPA, 28-30 credit hours and no more than 20 transfer hours during your first year at UB.

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS)

NSCS recognizes first- and second-year students for outstanding academic achievement. As a member, you’ll benefit from added recognition, networking and career resources, the opportunity to apply for scholarships, leadership development opportunities, and social and service activities on campus. The mission of NSCS is to honor and inspire academic excellence and engaged citizenship for a lifetime.

Mortar Board National Senior Leadership Honor Society

Mortar Board, an honor society for seniors, selects members in their junior year based on evidence of distinguished leadership, scholarship and service to the university. Members represent many campus groups and are committed to taking a leadership role in building community on campus through the support and presentation of special leadership events.

Sigma Alpha Pi National Society of Leadership and Success

Sigma Alpha Pi, which is open to all students, is dedicated to bringing together like-minded, goal oriented individuals with the purpose of creating long-term positive change in students’ lives. To be inducted as a member, you must attend a series of speaker presentations, participate in a leadership training day, and be part of a success networking team.

Tau Sigma National Honor Society for Transfer Students

Tau Sigma is an academic honor society designed specifically to recognize and promote the academic excellence and involvement of outstanding transfer students. Invitation to membership is offered only at the end of your first semester at UB. Qualifications for membership include earning a 3.5 GPA for your first semester at UB, and having transferred with at least 24 credit hours.

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