Obligations of Membership
son will have financial responsibilities when it comes to joining any
fraternity. At Pi Kappa Phi, we place a large emphasis on understanding the
financial obligations of membership prior to joining, once your son joins a
local chapter, he will be expected to fulfill his financial obligation for the
full tenure of his undergraduate education.
a national level, there are four costs the chapter will incur on behalf of its
Pre-initiation fee of $70 (some chapters will charge $85 to include the cost of
a $10 White Diamond associate
education manual and $5 white diamond associate member pin).
Initiation fee of $195 (some chapters will charge $210 to include the cost of a
$15 member badge).
membership dues, $130 ($65 per semester).
liability insurance, $180 (this can fluctuate based on the greater organization’s
recent claim history).
chapters decide to incorporate all the national fees into their local dues
structure. Pi Kappa Phi’s governing bylaws allow each chapter to set and levy
their own dues beyond the national minimums. Typical semester dues will include
other local fees such as housing, Interfraternity Dues, social activities or
meal plans. Depending on where your son goes to college will determine the
amount of dues he will have to pay each semester.
son should be aware of these, and all associated costs before he commits to
joining, if your son is truly interested in becoming a member of Pi Kappa Phi, he
should work out a budget and determine whether or not joining is