Honor Societies at NIU

NIU students are able to join a variety of external honor societies. Many national honors organizations have active chapters at NIU. Each group has its own benefits, fees, meetings and events. You don't have to be in the University Honors Program to join these groups.

Honor Societies We Support

Mortar Board Senior Honor Society

Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society

Mission: To advance a spirit of leadership, service and fellowship to further high scholastic achievement.

Lambda Sigma Sophomore Honor Society

Lambda Sigma National Honor Society

Mission: To foster leadership, scholarship, fellowship and the spirit of service among second-year college students.

Other Active Societies at NIU

Group Subject NIU Affiliation
John Henrik Clarke Honor Society African American/Black Center for Black Studies
Phi Sigma: Biological Sciences Honor Society Biological Sciences Department of Biological Sciences
Beta Gamma Sigma Business College of Business
Sigma Iota Epsilon: The National Honorary and Professional Management Fraternity Business; Management College of Business
Beta Alpha Psi Business; Accountancy College of Business
Chi Alpha Epsilon: National Honor Society CHANCE Students CHANCE Program
Lambda Pi Eta COMS Honor Society Communication Department of Communication
Kappa Tau Alpha Communication Department of Communication
Sigma Tau Delta: International English Honor Society English Department of English
Order of Omega Greek life Student Involvement
Phi Alpha Theta: National History Honor Society History Department of History
Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society Human Sciences Family and Consumer Sciences
Alpha Pi Mu: Industrial Engineering Honor Society Industrial Engineering College of Engineering
Golden Key International Honor Society International Academics, Leadership and Service N/A
Phi Beta Delta: Honor Society for International Scholars International Education Division of International Affairs
Adela de la Torre Latino Honor Society Latino/Latina Latino Resource Center
Nu Lambda Mu International Honor Society Nonprofit and NGO Studies Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies
Sigma Theta Tau International: Honor Society of Nursing Nursing School of Nursing
Pi Sigma Alpha: National Political Science Honor Society Political Science Department of Political Science
Psi Chi: The International Honor Society in Psychology Psychology Department of Psychology
Alpha Kappa Delta: International Sociology Honor Society Sociology Department of Sociology
National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) Top 20 Percent of Students N/A
Phi Kappa Phi Juniors and Seniors With 24 (or more) Credit Hours N/A

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