New Member Initiation Process

Note: Initiation Orders can only be placed by authorized DPA Chapter Representatives or Department or Program Chairs. Individual DPA members can order honor cords, replacement pins and certificates here.

Current Process for Initiation of New Members
(Note: 1. Qualifications for new student members. 2. Qualifications for new Honorary Members)


Chapter Advisors must use the electronic initiation form  (Please download the newest form directly from the website for each induction.) 


New process: Email form directly to Payment is sent separately at a later date!


Fees for initiation through a chapter advisor:

Important: Send one check or money order for total of fees!

Item Price
Membership  (regular or honorary-lifetime membership fee)Includes custom, embossed certificate and membership pin. $25 p.p.
Double Braided Honor Cord $10 p.p.
Supplementary DPA Honor Pin $5 p.p. (Note: All new initiates receive a membership pin)
Replacement Certificate $6
New Chapter Charter $25

Initiation times and dates are determined by the individual chapters. A copy of the “DPA Ritual” guidelines serves as a template for the initiation, but individual chapters determine their own details.

Chapter advisors may order the initiation kit including a flag, book, and pen in the online store. 


For questions: Email

Delta Phi Alpha C/O Washington & Jefferson College

60 South Lincoln St.

Washington, PA 15301