Tau Sigma National Honor Society


Tau Sigma

What is Tau Sigma?

Tau Sigma National Honor Society is the premier national honor society for transfer students. Tau Sigma's mission is to" ... recognize and promote the academic excellence and involvement of transfer students." The NC A&T State University chapter, Gamma Tau, was founded in the Spring of NC A&T's Tau Sigma chapter is one of over 175 chapters throughout the US and among 12 chapters in North Carolina.     

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Why Join?

The Gamma Tau Chapter of Tau Sigma National Honor Society at North Carolina A&T State University:

  • Provides all incoming transfer students with motivation for academic excellence.
  • Provides a common bond and a sense of community among transfer students.
  • Become recognized for their academic achievements, make connections with other transfer students, and have the opportunity to gain leadership experience.

Membership Criteria:

  • Students must have transferred to NC A&T from another academic institution with at least 24 college credits at the prior institution.
  • Students must be registered in a course of study leading to a bachelor's degree as a full-time student (at least 12 credit hours).
  • The minimum academic average required for membership is a 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale to be eligible for invitation.
  • Eligibility is limited to the first term of enrollment at the institution to which the student transfers. 
  • Never lose membership even if your GPA falls below 3.5!

Accepting Your Membership:

  • Membership in Tau Sigma is by invitation only. Students who meet the membership criteria will be sent an invitation to join the Tau Sigma National Honor Society to their school email.
  • Students interested in becoming Tau Sigma members must complete the membership form and register via the online portal as indicated in the invitation's instructions. There is a $60 one-time membership fee.
  • If students do not respond to the initial invitation for membership, they are unable to join Tau Sigma at a later date.

Accept Your Membership!

What is Included with your Membership

  • Official Certificate of Membership, society pin and decal!
  • A chapter induction ceremony honoring Tau Sigma members' accomplishments!
  • Leadership Opportunities!
  • Networking opportunities with other transfer students!
Scholarship Opportunities!


2024 Spring Induction Ceremony


Chapter Advisor: Ms. Jaade Williams, 336-285-4050, jmwilliams11@ncat.edu