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New Initiates and Returning Members

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Those students new to the organization and who are being inducted into the chapter will pay $25.00 their first year. Initiates will receive a membership certificate and Kappa Pi pin. The $25.00 fee is considered an initiation fee and first year dues.

To submit your annual roster, please fully and accurately fill out the form to the right. Be sure to check the spelling of all new initiates’ names, as the spelling provided here will be used on their certificates. Any required certificate reprints due to spelling mistakes on this form will incur a small fee. All certificates and pledge pins for new members will be mailed to the faculty sponsor before the initiation ceremony, but please allow up to two weeks for the certificates to arrive.

To request honor cords, simply include the quantity needed on the last line of this form before pressing submit.  The cords cost $10.00 each and will be mailed with the certificates and pins to the address listed on the form. 

The fiscal year for Kappa Pi is from September 1 to May 31 of any year. However, we process memberships throughout the year. Memberships are valid for one year from the date of their purchase. Chapters may hold initiation ceremonies at any point in the year, at the discretion of their university, department, and chapter sponsors.

Selection for Membership
in Kappa Pi

To become a member of Kappa Pi, one must first meet the minimum requirements:

  1. Completion of 12 semester hours in visual art courses (studio, art history, design, etc.)

  2. Attainment of an overall "B" average in all art courses

  3. An overall academic average of "C"

  4. Produces outstanding work

If one meets these minimum requirements then he/she is eligible for membership in Kappa Pi. Students may be selected for membership in Kappa Pi by:

  1. Nomination by several faculty members of the art department, and/or:

  2. Portfolio review
    **Art history majors are chosen primarily based on their academic standing.
    **Each chapter can determine how members are admitted based on review of their work provided the minimum guidelines are met

If you are interested in starting a new chapter, please see: https://www.kappapiart.com/start-a-chapter

For information on reactivating a dormant chapter, please write to: info@kappapiart.com

Portfolio evaluation criteria could include ratings on the quality of work, content, craftsmanship and the presentation of each work. This portfolio evaluation criteria should be communicated with the students before their work is submitted for consideration.

Kappa Pi International Art Honor Society
11000 University Parkway
Building 82, Room 263
Pensacola, FL 32514


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