Membership Criteria

  • Must be a transfer student from another academic institution with at least one full years’ academic credits satisfied at the prior institution(s).
  • Must be registered in a course of study leading to a bachelor's degree for an amount of work equal to an average full load (12-15 units).
  • Membership in Tau Sigma is based upon superior academic achievement by SDSU students at the end of their first term at SDSU. (Only credit hours that count toward a bachelor's degree can be used to determine Tau Sigma eligibility).
  • An academic cumulative grade point average 3.5 or higher, or that places transfer student in the top 20% of all incoming transfer students during the term in question.
  • Academic eligibility is obtained on the grades at the end of one full semester of enrollment. Eligibility is limited to the first term of enrollment at SDSU.