Frequently Asked Questions
Q: I think that I meet the criteria for membership. How do I apply?
A: Students who are eligible for membership will receive an invitation by
mail or e-mail, which includes an application and further instructions for
membership. Please apply only once you have received this invitation.
Q: I cannot attend the induction ceremony. Does this disqualify me for
A: No. Once we have received and processed your application form and fee,
you are considered a member of Alpha Lambda Delta. You may pick up your certificate and membership pin at CAS 120, care of Kris Guzman.
Q: Do I have to continue maintaining a 3.5 GPA after joining?
A: No. While ALD encourages students to strive for high academic achievement
throughout their years in college, a student is considered a lifetime member
of ALD once he or she is initiated. A student's membership cannot be revoked.
Q: Do I have to attend regular membership meetings?
A: Members are always welcome to attend executive board meetings and
discuss issues or ideas with the officers. While attendence at these meetings is encouraged, it is not required for membership.
Q: Does Alpha Lambda Delta offer honor cords for graduating seniors?
A: Yes! They are available for sale through the
National website's online store.
Q: I was a member of Alpha Lambda Delta at X University before I transferred
to USC. How do I transfer my membership?
A: There is no need to transfer membership once you have been initiated
as a member of ALD. You will still be eligible to participate in events
and apply for grants and scholarships. If or when you apply for national
awards, you will be asked when and where you became a member. However, please
e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like
to be added to the USC ALD e-mail list.
page last updated 05/21/11