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ETA Sigma delta


Eta Sigma Delta encompasses over 60 chapters around the U.S. with the intent to lead hospitality and tourism educators and professionals to the highest levels of professionalism and achievement. The EMU chapter is very actively involved in professional development through networking with industry professionals and charity events for Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels Organization.

Who is eligible?

An undergraduate student must have completed 50% of the credit hours required for graduation. Provided the criteria is met, the student may have at least a sophomore (2nd year) or junior (3rd year) standing. The student must be officially declared as a hospitality management major and have completed at least one complete year's course work at HRM Program. The undergraduate student must have obtained a 3.00 GPA.

Only individuals who are active student members at the time of their graduation shall attain alumni membership status. Membership is life-long.

Graduate students must have completed 50% of the credit hours required for a hospitality-related degree. The graduate student must have obtained a 3.50 GPA.

Honorary membership will be extended to individuals in the field who have made outstanding contributions to the field of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management including all Chapter Advisors and members of the Board of Governors. Nominations may be made by the individual chapter or by the Chapter Advisor. All requests for honorary memberships must be in writing and sent to the I-CHRIE headquarters office. Honorary membership will be granted by a majority vote of the Society's Board of Governors.

Submitting Membership Applications

Fill out an ESD Student Application and submit to the I-CHRIE Office. Send applications and any required supporting documentation by mail or FAX to:

International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education
2810 North Parham Road, Suite 230
Richmond, VA 23294
Fax: 1.804.346.5009

For more information contact Dr. Susan Gregory.