Phi Kappa Phi members represent the best and the brightest from all academic disciplines. Invitation to membership is based on academic achievements and exemplary character. Those eligible for membership in Clemson University Chapter 49 include last-term juniors in the upper 7.5 percent of their class and the upper 10 percent of seniors and graduate students. Also eligible are outstanding faculty, staff and alumni.
"In response to the honor bestowed on me, by my election to Phi Kappa Phi, I shall continue to uphold the motto of Phi Kappa Phi, Philosophia Krateito Photon: Let the love of learning rule humanity."
“Membership in Phi Kappa Phi is a privilege earned through academic and personal achievement, and I am pleased to share this bond with the students, faculty, staff and alumni who are part of the Clemson chapter.”
— Dr. James P. Clements, President, Clemson University