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Prospective Members

Nine Howard University students were led by Ethel Hedgemon (Lyle) into forming a sisterhood in 1908. Five years later, Nellie Quander and her gallant and visionary associates contributed the added dimension of an international organization and perpetual membership.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated(R) is proud of her 1,024 chapters and nearly 300,000 members in more than 55 nations and all 50 states. Membership is by invitation only.

If you are matriculating as a full-time student attending an accredited four-year college or university, membership is obtained through an undergraduate chapter. Look for authorized and printed rush flyers to post on your college campus or visit your campus’ Office of Greek Life. Please read the Risk Management policies for your school and Alpha Kappa Alpha.

You are to follow the links below for complete  and official details on becoming a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.(R)

Membership Requirements

Alpha Kappa Alpha seeks women who will promote, uphold, and extend its policies and programs. In return, the Sorority is a conduit through which individuals can grow and develop, personally and professionally, while simultaneously providing "Service to All Mankind."

Membership Process

Membership can only be obtained by completing the Sorority's official Membership Intake Process (MIP)

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to questions related to the Alpha Kappa Alpha Membership Intake Process (MIP).

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