Interested in joining Phi Beta Chi? Become part of our tradition of success and fun! Phi Beta Chi offers two opportunities to rush each year - once in the fall and once in the spring. Find out how you can become part of our family! You must fulfill these requirements:

  • Be a communication major, in any concentration - Communication Studies, Electronic Media, Journalism, Management, Public Relations, Theatre
  • Be at least a second semester freshman, and at most, a first semester junior (ie. 15-60 credit hours)
  • Have a 2.5 overall GPA
  • Have a 3.0 GPA in your communication classes
Here's what you need to do to become a pledge:
  • Attend all three rush events
  • Fill out an application
  • Submit two forms of recommendation (given out at first rush)
  • Complete a rush interview with a panel of brothers
Here's what you need to do to become a brother:
  • Receive a bid
  • Attend all pledge meetings (one night a week for nine weeks)
  • Pass pledge quizzes
  • Wear your Phi Beta Chi pledge pin every day!
  • Participate in pledge class fundraiser
  • Interview each active brother
  • Pay dues
  • Attend initiation