Membership in Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.

Alpha Phi Alpha recognizes two types of membership, College and Alumni. An Candidate (a man seeking membership into Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.) may apply for membership into a College Chapter as an undergraduate student in good standing at a fully accredited four year college or university. College candidates can only join the Fraternity at a College or University where an active chapter is present. Candidates may also apply for membership into an Alumni Chapter as a graduate who has earned a degree from a fully accredited four year college or university. Alumni Candidates are encouraged to join chapters that are within a 60 mile radius of their permanent place of residence.

All IMDP activites, College and Alumni, shall conform to the same rules and regulations set forth by the Standing Orders, the Constitution & By-laws and IMDP Manual. No intake process may contain activities barred by the laws of the Fraternity, municipalities, states, academic institutions, and the federal government. Membership in Alpha Phi Alpha does not give a member the privilege to initiate new members, nor is a chapter granted the privilege outside of its charter jurisdiction.

Eligibility Requirements for Alumni Chapter Membership

Any male holder of an earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university may be presented as a candidate for membership in an Alumni Chapter provided that he understands and satisfies the following:


- If the individual is of good character


- If the individual has been conferred a four year baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution


- How the individual feels about the Fraternities and Sororities


- Have the financial means to consistantly satisfy the financial obligations of the Chapter and National requirements

- Is sponsored by one (1) active (good standing) member


-Is recommended by one (1) active (good standing) member

Those interested in membership should send email or contact a chapter member for more information. 

The next membership informational meeting will take place in April of 2017. See Upcoming Events page or Send an email to for details on this meeting.

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