Tau Sigma National Honor Society - William Paterson Chapter

Objectives of a Tau Sigma Chapter...

  • Address the current lack of recognition of outstanding academic achievement of transfer students.
  • Provide motivation for the academic excellence of all incoming transfer students.
  • Enhance the reputation of all transfer students.
  • Provide a common bond among transfer students.
  • Promote the involvement of transfer students.
  • Formulation of a group of students who can help the university address and meet the needs of incoming transfer students.

Benefits to the current transfer student...

  • recognition for academic achievement
  • early involvement opportunities in the college or university
  • opportunity to assume leadership positions
  • opportunity for assimilation into the student population
  • increased visibility of current transfer students
  • enhanced reputation of current transfer students
  • message from the university that there is level of commitment to transfer students

Student Membership Criteria

  • You must have transferred to William Paterson University with at least one full years’ academic credits satisfied at the prior institution.
  • You must be registered for full time status of 12 or more credits.
  • Membership in the William Paterson Chapter of Tau Sigma shall be based upon superior academic achievement of a 3.5 GPA or higher by students during your first term at William Paterson University.
  • Eligibility is limited to the first term of enrollment at William Paterson University. 
  • Tau Sigma is a lifetime membership and the student cannot lose their membership in a subsequent semester, even if their GPA falls below 3.5.

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Do you have questions about membership?  Please contact the William Paterson Tau Sigma advisor, Keyana Darby, at 973-720-3700 or darbyk@wpunj.edu

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