Criteria for Membership and Initiation Fee

Active membership shall be open to undergraduate students fully registered in an industrial engineering or comparable engineering curriculum, which curriculum has been approved by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) or other equivalent accrediting agency, who are ranked as third or fourth year students by their college and are in good and regular standing.

    Third year students who have maintained an average scholastic grade in the upper one-fifth of the industrial engineering class of which they are a member shall be eligible for active membership.

    Fourth year students who have maintained an average scholastic grade in the upper one-third of the industrial engineering class of which they are a member shall be eligible for active membership.

    Transfer students ranked as third or fourth year students who have transferred from another school or department in the same school shall be eligible for active membership. They must have maintained a scholastic average in the upper one-fifth, if a third year student, or upper one-third if a fourth year student, of the class from which they transferred and maintained this average for one grade period after the transfer.

Active membership shall be open to graduate students, provided they are in good and regular standing and candidates for a graduate degree in an industrial engineering or comparable engineering curriculum.

    Masters degree students must have completed at least one-third of the program requirements and rank in the upper one-half of their class.

    Doctoral degree students must have a written recommendation from the head of the department of industrial engineering or a member of the faculty designated by the department head.

All students who meet the scholarship requirements should also exhibit positive characteristics of leadership, ethicality, sociability and widespread interest.

Membership in any other fraternity or society shall not exclude a student from active membership.

The scholastic requirements of the individual chapters may be raised above those set forth above.

The initiation fee is a one-time assessment of $45. The fee covers the cost of a certificate of membership, an Alpha Pi Mu key, and the general expenses of the organization.