New Member Initiation Process

Note: Orders can only be placed by authorized DPA Chapter Representatives or Department or Program Chairs.

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

Please use the attached  (Note changes since 2014!)  DPA2015initiationorderform

Send required materials (Form & payment) by mail:
(also email the form in advance of mailing to

Dr. Michael Shaughnessy

Delta Phi Alpha / Washington & Jefferson College

60 South Lincoln St.

Washington, PA 15301


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.

For questions: Email