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Tau Sigma National Honor Society

Illinois State University's chapter of Tau Sigma National Honor Society was founded in 2012 for the purpose of distinguishing the academic accomplishments of the most outstanding transfer students.  The mission of Tau Sigma is to foster a well-rounded community of students who transfer to Illinois State University through outreach, service, support and professional development.

Illinois State Objectives

  • Mentoring program participation
  • Tours for transfers by transfers
  • Tau Sigma booths during University events
  • Community college visits and recruitment
  • College specific members for outreach
  • Keeping alumni included

How to Become Involved

  • Be enrolled full-time at Illinois State
  • Transfer into ISU with at least one full year of academic credits from their previous institution(s).
  • Earn a first semester (fall or spring) GPA of a 3.5 or higher.

Membership to Tau Sigma is by invitation only. Students who meet the membership criteria will be sent an invitation to join Tau Sigma National Honor Society in the spring semester.  Students interested in becoming Tau Sigma members must complete the membership form and mail it back to the Tau Sigma National Office with their one-time $45 membership fee.  All students will be inducted in the spring semester.

Additional Information

Lyndsay Schwend, Advisor

National Headquarters

Illinois State University

University College
Normal, Il 61790-4060
Phone: (309) 438-3217

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