Golden Key International Honour Society

Golden Key (GK) International Honour Society has more than 400 chapters at colleges and universities in the United States, Australia, Canada, Malaysia, New Zealand, the United Arab Emirates, and South Africa. Membership into the society is invitation-only and extended to the top 15% of students in all fields-of-study. We officially chartered with Golden Key in June 2008 and now have over 8,000 members.

Benefits include:

Connections to exclusive career opportunities through partnerships with major corporations and graduate programs, internship and study abroad opportunities, and access to the over $1,000,000 Golden Key gives its members annually through numerous scholarship and award programs.

Membership fee:

$95 (grants a membership certificate).


Alumni can join up to 12 months after their conferral date if all eligibility requirements were met at the time of their completion.

If you are currently a member of Golden Key, your group is active on Facebook. For assistance connecting with this group, email [email protected].

Golden Key achieved BRONZE standing per the university's Chapter Standards program. Bronze standing demonstrates a notable level of chapter involvement and denotes excellence in chapter leadership and member engagement.

Bronze Chapter Standards Medal

Campus leadership opportunities are a great way to meet other students, alumni, and faculty at the university while also developing skills in the areas of:

  • Self-management
  • Administrative and project management
  • Organizational knowledge and strategy
  • Critical thinking and reflection
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership and teamwork

The Office of Student and Alumni Affairs is always looking for people to get involved and be campus leaders, including chapter officers, who lead student organizations like this one. If you’re interested in being a campus leader and chapter officer, please email [email protected] to ask if there are chapter officer openings for this organization!

Eligible students will receive an invitation during the months of February and August. If you believe you are eligible and do not receive an invitation, email [email protected]. We will not accept applications outside the membership drive time-frame.


  • Active student (completed at least one of our courses in the past 12 months)
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.75 or above
  • Completed a minimum of six semester hours in your current program
  • Enrolled in a bachelor's or master's degree
  • Obtained an academic level of sophomore, junior, or senior (if earning a bachelor's)
  • Alumni can join retroactively if conferred in the past year
  • Has complied with university policies on academic integrity

For questions on eligibility criteria, information on leadership opportunities, events, or how to get involved, email us at [email protected]. For information on events or benefits and services provided by Golden Key, visit