Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society

Lambda Pi Eta (LPH) is the official communication studies honorary of the National Communication Association. As an accredited member of the Association of College Honor Societies, Lambda Pi Eta has over 180 active chapters at colleges and universities across the United States. The goals of Lambda Pi Eta are to: Lambda Pi Eta seal image

  • recognize, foster and reward outstanding scholastic achievement
  • stimulate interest in the field of communication
  • promote and encourage professional development among communication majors
  • provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas about the field
  • establish and maintain close relationships and understanding between faculty and students
  • explore options for further graduate studies

Requirements for Membership

To become a member of a Lambda Pi Eta chapter, students must meet the following qualifications:

  • Completion of at least 60 semester hours in college
  • Completion of at least 12 semester hours of study in the discipline of communication
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • A GPA in Communication courses of at least 3.25
  • Currently enrolled as a student in good standing
  • Display of commitment to the field of communication

Students are invited to submit applications for Lambda Pi Eta in the spring and fall semesters. 
The application fee is $40, of which the department pays half. Students pay $20 to receive a certificate, red and white honor cords, and LPH pin. 

The spring 2024 deadline to apply has passed. Another opportunity will be available in fall 2024. Please contact Michelle Médal at if you have any questions.