How to Join

The Rho Chi Society - An Academic Honor Society in Pharmacy

PharmD students Eligibility:

1.      are full-time students enrolled in the professional pharmacy program, and

 2.      have completed no less than one-half of the required professional didactic course work as defined for their degree (excluding experiential courses), and

 3.      rank in the highest 20 percent of their class as determined by the college and have attained a minimum professional grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and

 4.      have been certified eligible for membership by the dean of the college of pharmacy or the dean’s designee. The dean or the dean’s designee shall certify that candidates have no known disciplinary action for academic dishonesty, misconduct, or unprofessional behavior.

Graduate students Eligibility:

 1.      are pursuing a Master of Science or a Doctor of Philosophy degree and are majoring in one or more areas of pharmaceutical study mentored or supervised by a member of the pharmacy faculty, and

 2.      have completed no less than one-half of the required course work as defined for their degree by the program, and

 3.      have maintained the equivalent of a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale in graduate course work, and

 4.      are nominated for membership by a member of the faculty or self and

 5.      meet the requirements for membership set forth in Section 3. a) 4. above.

 Candidates who are eligible for membership will be determined at the end of autumn quarter or semester, and a application will be sent out to potential initiates in winter quarter or semester.