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 2013 initiation ceremony will be held on Monday, November 11 to recognize new members of Phi Kappa Phi.