Membership is open to CCJS majors who have completed at least 40 total credits with at least 12 credits in CCJS courses. Undergraduate Applicants must have an overall GPA of at least a 3.2 and a major GPA of at least 3.4. Graduate student applicants must have a 3.4 overall GPA.
Applicants must fill out and print the application available at http://www.ccjs.umd.edu/content/clubs-and-associations,
submit an official or unofficial transcript, and a check (personal is fine) made out to Alpha Phi Sigma for $55 ($50 of which goes to the National fee and $5 goes to the local chapter). The CCJS degree is a Bachelor of Arts. The name of the local chapter is Omega Iota. Put the completed application, check, and transcript in Dr. Brooks' mailbox inside 2220 Lefrak Hall. Applications are processed once at the beginning of the Fall semester (due by 10/1) and once at the beginning of the Spring semester (due by 2/16) and it generally takes a few months to get official acceptance. Dr. Brooks will notify you when your certificate and pin have been received.