Becoming a Member of Kappa Theta Epsilon
Kappa Theta Epsilon is a progressive organization that welcomes women from all walks of life into its membership. The Sorority does not discriminate against any candidate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, socio-economic status, or political affiliation.
Membership in Kappa Theta Epsilon Sorority is conferred on an invitation-only basis. Prospective members are encouraged to express their interest through a Membership Inquiry.
Please Note: Submission of an Inquiry does not ensure selection as a New Member Candidate, or participation in the Sorority’s New Member Program.
Prospective Members: Preliminary Requirements
Sound judgment is vital to the implementation of a successful Membership Selection Process. Through the initiation of new members, our organization shapes it future & our long-term impact upon the communities we serve.
Every woman seeking membership in the Sorority must exemplify our Four Cardinal Principles:
Sisterhood – She should exhibit a spirit of cooperation, camaraderie, humility & openness to building positive relationships with like-minded women.
Fidelity – A woman interested in Kappa Theta Epsilon should demonstrate commitment & loyalty in both her personal & professional dealings.
Accomplishment – A commitment to continual self-improvement through scholarship, personal honor & responsibility is expected of Kappa Theta Epsilon women. As a professional-interest organization, the Sorority seeks women who are motivated to achieve excellence in all areas of life.
Service – Kappa Theta Epsilon encourages a continual commitment to philanthropy through service partnerships. Members and prospectives should offer their gifts & talents in the pursuit of betterment of the human condition.
Any woman interested in membership in Kappa Theta Epsilon Sorority must:
- Be 19 years of age or older at the time of invitation.
- Be a feminine, lesbian female.
- Have successfully completed a secondary course of study & been awarded a High School diploma.
- Be a registered voter, preferably active in political causes.
- Be able to meet the financial & and time commitments of the organization.
- Be willing to participate in the Sorority’s New Member Education Period.
- Complete a minimum of 12 community service hours within the 6 months prior to invitation.
For a detailed list of Sorority membership qualifications, click here.
Starting A Kappa Theta Epsilon Chapter
Women interested in starting a Kappa Theta Epsilon Chapter should contact the organization. A Membership Liaison will be assigned to your group to answer questions and assist with the procedures of colony consideration.
For more information about starting a chapter, click here.