OCC Offers More Opportunities to Distinguish Yourself as an Honors Student than Any Other College in California!

Click on "What's Honor at OCC All About" for important information.

 

You May Join One or More Honor Societies if you Qualify

FILL OUT A REQUEST FOR A FULL TRANSCRIPT REVIEW TO FIND OUT WHICH SOCIETIES YOU QUALIFY TO JOIN RIGHT NOW.

Active involvement is NOT required, but STRONGLY recommended.

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Keep Up with Honor Society Events and News: Add Any of the Honors CANVAS Sites to Your Dashboard

Just Click on the Society's logo below

(Joining the Canvas Page is NOT the same as applying for membership)

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Questions? VISIT OUR VIRTUAL FRONT DESK FALL 2022 HOURS

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Mondays and Tuesdays:  11am - 1pm
Wednesdays and Thursdays:  1pm - 3pm

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To apply for membership in any of the honor societies:  

PLEASE complete and submit the General Information form plus the application(s) for one or more of the societies you wish to join using the links below. (Note: LInks are inactive at times when applications are not accepted:  March 16 - July 15 and October 31 - January 15)  All honor societies require the payment of membership fees, also called "dues."  Some OCC programs offer membership payment assistance to their students:  EOPS, Student Equity, Guardian Scholars, and CalWORKS must approve payments for their students before society memberships are fully activated at the end of the semester.  All applicants: please be sure you are using current application forms linked below and that you know which level of membership you qualify for. Not sure?  Ask us:  garrisonhonorscenter@occ.cccd.edu

GENERAL INFORMATION FORM:  General Information Form (PDF)

PAYMENT LINK AND QR CODE:  https://occtickets.universitytickets.com  

QR code to OCC Tickets for Honors Payments

Here is a brief summary of established honor societies at OCC. CURRENT students only (enrolled in OCC classes) may apply to one or more society memberships for which they qualify.  

THE FALL 2022 DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS IS OCTOBER 31

THE SPRING 2023 DEADLINE IS MARCH 15 

ABG logoALPHA BETA GAMMA – business honor society; national; focus on business success, management style, business ethics, etc.  Click on our logo to add our Canvas site to your dashboard. 

Apply to Alpha Beta Gamma ABG Application (PDF)

 

 

AGS logoALPHA GAMMA SIGMA – all study interests; California; focus on community and campus service. Click on our logo to add our Canvas site to your dashboard.

Apply to Alpha Gamma Sigma  AGS Application (PDF)

 

 

AMG logoALPHA MU GAMMA  – foreign language honor society; national; focus on the study of foreign languages and cultures, including English as a second language and sign language.  Click on our logo to add our Canvas site to your dashboard.  

Apply to Alpha Mu Gamma  AMG Application (PDF)

 

 

HHO logo ETA ETA OMICRON  – marine science honor society; OCC campus-wide; focus on supporting improvements to the marine ecology, especially in Southern California. Click on our logo to add our Canvas site to your dashboard.  

Apply to Eta Eta Omicron  EEO Application (PDF)

 

 

MAT logoMU ALPHA THETA – math honor society; national; focus on math literacy and competency, supporting math education on and off campus, celebrating math excellence among high school and college students.  Click on our logo to add our Canvas site to your dashboard.  

Apply to Mu Alpha Theta  MAT Application (PDF)

 

 

MDR logoMU DELTA RHO - pre-health professions honor society; OCC campus-wide; focus on preparation for transfer and graduate programs in medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, and all allied-health professions. Click on our logo to add our Canvas site to your dashboard.  

Apply to Mu Delta Rho  MDR Application (PDF)

 

 

NHTS logoNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY HONOR SOCIETY  - focus on Career and Technical Education certificate programs.  Click on our logo to add our Canvas site to your dashboard.  

Apply to the National Technical Honor Society NTHS Application (PDF)

  

 

OPS logoOMEGA PSI SIGMA – political science honor society; OCC campus-wide; focus on social issues, public policy, election law, related careers, and matters of interest to poli-sci, pre-law, and other related majors.  Click on our logo to add our Canvas site to your dashboard.  

Apply to Omega Psi Sigma   OPS Application (PDF)

 

 

Pam. Stack of book with graduation cap on a tablePHI ALPHA MU – social and behavioral sciences honor society; OCC campus-wide; focus on social issues and recognition of student excellence in the social/behavioral sciences. Click on our logo to add our Canvas site to your dashboard.   

Apply to Phi Alpha Mu  PAM Application (PDF)

 

 

PTK KeyPHI THETA KAPPA – all study interests; international; largest honor society for two-year colleges in the world; special scholarship opportunities for members and transfer-planning tools for members and non-members alike.  Special Note: Recipients of invitations to membership from PTK headquarters who will pay for their own memberships (not using EOPS, Student Equity, Guardian Scholars, or CalWORKS), may submit applications online directly to PTK headquarters until the deadline stated in the invitation. Click on our logo to add our Canvas site to your dashboard.  

Apply to Phi Theta Kappa  PHTK Application (PDF)

 

 

PRS logoPI RHO SIGMA – music honor society; OCC campus-wide; focus on music and musicianship, music careers, etc.  Click on our logo to add our Canvas site to your dashboard.  

Apply to Pi Rho Sigma  PIRHO Application (PDF)

 

 

PTE logoPI TAU EPSILON - film and visual arts honor society; OCC campus-wide; focus on film, video, fine arts, photography.  Click on our logo to add our Canvas site to your dashboard.  

Apply to Pi Tau Epsilon  PITAU Application (PDF)

 

 

Psi Beta logoPSI BETA – psychology honor society; national; focus on psychological issues and phenomena, careers in psychology, etc.  Click on our logo to add our Canvas site to your dashboard. 

Apply to Psi Beta  PSIB Application (PDF)

 

 

SALUTE logoS.A.L.U.T.E. - veteran's honor society to recognize academic achievement and persistence. Click on our logo to add our Canvas site to your dashboard. Veterans and Active Duty Reservists.

Apply to SALUTE  SALUTE Application (PDF)

  

 

SCE LogoSIGMA CHI ETA – communications honor society; national; focus on academic excellence in communication studies. Click on our logo to add our Canvas site to your dashboard.

Apply to Sigma Chi Eta  SCE Application (PDF)

  

 

SKD logoSIGMA KAPPA DELTA – English honor society; national; focus on humanity’s expressive imprint through literature and poetry. Click on our logo to add our Canvas site to your dashboard. 

Apply to Sigma Kappa Delta  SKD Application (PDF)

Students are welcome to request assistance with this process from the Garrison Honors Center