Students who accept their invitation to join this honorary organization are initiated at an annual ceremony. All members receive a personalized certificate and official Phi Kappa Phi pin at the initiation ceremony. Following the ceremony is a reception where initiates can meet fellow Phi Kappa Phi members. The first initiation ceremony was held on April 27, 2009.
The 2016 initiation ceremony is being held on Tuesday, November 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the E.S. Goodbarn to recognize new members of Phi Kappa Phi.