Membership is a solemn
commitment. To this Fraternity, the maker of the commitment
becomes synonymous with the commitment itself. Membership in
Kappa Alpha Psi is a lifelong dedication to the ideas and lofty
purposes of Kappa Alpha Psi, which considers for membership only
those aspirants whose personal, social and academic
qualifications are acceptable to both the College and
Expectations concerning maturity and dedication are made
upon new members and established members alike.
Maturity is more than simply reaching a certain age. Maturity to
us means acceptance of reality, the ability to sacrifice and set
goals, consideration of others, incisive judgment, emotional
balance, development of social skills, intellectual competence,
and moral rectitude. We expect our members to be mature.
Dedication means putting
those characteristics of maturity into a lifelong program of
action to advance the goals and purposes of Kappa Alpha Psi. We
expect our members to be dedicated.
But do not let personal goals supersede those of the Fraternity.
A person who feels he would do the Fraternity a favor by joining
is not worthy of membership. No one who holds himself superior
to the Brotherhood of Kappa Alpha Psi is worthy of this
*Please Note: Kappa Alpha Psi is not interested in the
simple accumulation of members and chapters. Its emphasis,
however, is in the quality and integrity of its membership.
who wish to affiliate with a chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi
must meet specific membership qualifications. These
standards include academic Achievement (at least
a 2.5 GPA is recommended), community service and good
Students who are on
disciplinary probation may not participate in an intake
process. Such requirements are designed to promote the
building of strong and effective chapters. To
learn more about Kappa Alpha Psi, interested students
are encouraged to research individual chapter websites.
objectives of colleges and universities are the
basic objectives of ΚАΨ. Each chapter
recognizes that its privileges and responsibilities
differ in no way from those of other groups
comprising the institutional community. The
ideals, purposes and procedures of Kappa Alpha Psi
are never intended to be at variance with college
ideals, purpose and procedures; and if in any
instance there is conflict, the college is accorded
foster good college-fraternity relationships, the
1. Accepts as primary the proposition that
Undergraduate Chapters integrate their plans and
programs with those of college and university.
2. Recognizes that the first college
objective is to provide for the intellectual and
cultural development of students, hence
encourages its undergraduate members to maintain
an atmosphere conducive to substantial, if not
superior, intellectual ACHIEVEMENT.
3. Strives to measure up to the ideals of
Fraternity in providing leadership training,
character development, and social and emotional
4. Encourages the promotion of such
cultural and recreational programs as will
complement and supplement those of the college
for broadening and strengthening the mental and
physical powers of members.