Des Moines Urban Campus,
The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.
To be eligible for membership, a student must have earned at least 12 credits and have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5. Letters of invitation are mailed to all eligible Urban Campus students each fall and spring semester. An informal induction is held in the fall and a formal induction ceremony is held each spring semester.