Transfer Honor Society at EMU
As a transfer student, one may face challenges in finding a place on campus in which to feel a true sense of belonging. By bringing a chapter of this Honor Society to EMU’s campus, we hope to provide academically-excelling transfer students with a place to feel at home, within a community of students with similar values and relatable circumstances. EMU aims to help guide these students through the transition period that transfer students are subject to and the difficulties that result. Eastern Michigan University (EMU) is pleased to announce the coming of its newest Honor Society chapter designed specifically for transfer students! Tau Sigma is a nationally-recognized Honor Society that was founded at Auburn University twenty years ago. Today, it is present across the nation, in chapters at over 175 institutions. The organization’s mission is to “recognize and promote the academic excellence and involvement of transfer students.”
Are you eligible?
In order to join EMU’s chapter of this Honor Society:
- Students must be considered transfer.
- Students must be pursuing a Bachelor's degree.
- Students must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.
- Students must earn a 3.5 GPA in their first semester of enrollment.
If you think you are eligible, submit our contact form to learn more about the next steps.
What to Expect
An Honor Society is a community of scholars, students striving to go above and beyond their systematic duty in order to develop as professional individuals and increase their network. In joining Tau Sigma, you can expect a shift in your collegiate experience that will present you with the opportunity to take leadership positions and use your involvement as a tool to boost your marketability in the workforce.
If you participated in an honor society at your previous college such as Phi Theta Kappa, we strongly encourage that you continue your experience with Theta Nu as a member and an officer.
You can read more about the nationally-recognized Honor Society at the Official Tau Sigma Website.
Embrace Your Excellence
Institutional opportunities for high-performing students are also available with the Honors College. The Honors College offers undergraduate students opportunities that positively affect their appreciation for creativity, the arts, sciences, critical issues facing contemporary society, and diversity among people and their cultures.