Frequently Asked Questions

We appreciate your attempt to pursue membership in our illustrious sorority. Below are a few frequently asked questions and their answers.

Question 1: I am interested in joining Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. What do I do next?

There is not a set way to express interest in becoming a member but a good start would be:

1. Research – read the book In Search of Sisterhood by Paula Giddings, and Click Here to check out the national website. 
2. Attend campus events. 

Question 2: What qualifications are necessary to become a member?

While having the qualifications is necessary, it does not guarantee being offered membership. Our goal is to select women who not only meet the basic requirements, but also exceed them. Deltas continue the tradition of excellence in all aspects. Therefore, Delta Sigma Theta invites all women to apply who exhibit excellent personal and professional character, high moral code, and have a commitment to serve the community. Qualifications are:

1. Minimum 2.75 QPA
2. Must have completed at least 24 credits
3. Must be enrolled in a university for at least 12 credits
4. Must have consistent community service involvement

Question 3: Can I be a senior and become a member of Delta Sigma Theta?

Yes, anyone who meets intake requirements will be given equal consideration.

Question 4: How do I find out about events? Are events invitation only?

All events are open to the public and advertised. Events can also be found on the Events and Programming page.

Question 5: How to get in contact with members of the chapter?

Email us at:

Question 6: If I do not go to Pitt, how can I become a member?

If you are not a registered student at the University of Pittsburgh main campus, you cannot pursue membership through this chapter. To find a chapter nearest you or at your school, you can visit the regional website here.

Question 7: If I am a graduate student, how do I pursue membership in Delta Sigma Theta?

Graduate students in the Pittsburgh area can contact the local alumnae chapter, their website is here.

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