Social Work
Holloway Hall

Phi Alpha Honor Society

Applications are now being accepted for spring induction and fall membership!

Undergraduate (BASW) Eligibility

An undergraduate student is eligible for active membership when he or she has:

  • Declared Social Work as their major

  • Achieved an overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher
  • Achieved a 3.25 GPA in Social Work courses
  • Completed nine (9) credit hours of Social Work courses prior to the spring 2014 semester
  • All students attending one of our campuses, including satellite campuses, may apply if they are working toward an undergraduate degree in Social Work from Salisbury University
  • Members are required to attend two (2) meetings and participate in two (2) activities during the academic year

Application Process:

Applications are due in the Social Work Office by Friday April 4, 2014. Dues of $40 (check only, made out to Salisbury University) along with a copy of your transcript (available on Gullnet or at the Registrar's Office) must be turned in with your application. The $40 dues cover the cost of your membership and honor cord. If your application is NOT accepted, your check will be returned.

Click here to access Undergraduate Phi Alpha Honor Society Application Form

Turn in your signed BASW application form, transcript, and $40 check between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday to Susan Mareski, Administrative Assistant. Ms. Mareski will provide you with a receipt.  Off-campus students can submit their application, transcript and payment via U.S. Mail to SOWK Program-Phi Alpha, 1101 Camden Ave., Salisbury, MD 21801.

Graduate (MSW) Eligibility

A Master of Social Work student is eligible for active membership when he or she has:

  • Been admitted into the Master of Social Work program
  • Achieved an overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.70
  • Completed 12 credit hours of master level Social Work courses prior to the spring 2014 semester
  • All students attending one of our campuses, including satellite campuses, may apply if they are working toward a graduate degree in Social Work from Salisbury University
  • Members are required to attend two (2) meetings and participate in two (2) activities during the academic year

Application Process:

Applications are due in the Social Work Office by Friday, April 4, 2014. Dues of $40 (check only, made out to Salisbury University) along with a copy of your transcript (available on Gullnet or at the Registrar's Office) must be turned in with your application. The $40 dues cover the cost of your membership and honor cord. If your application is NOT accepted, your check will be returned.

Click here for the Graduate Phi Alpha Honor Society Application form.

Turn in your signed MSW application, transcript, and $40 check between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday to Susan Mareski, Administrative Assistant. Ms. Mareski will provide you with a receipt.  Off-campus students can submit their application, transcript and payment via U.S. Mail to SOWK Program-Phi Alpha, 1101 Camden Ave., Salisbury, MD 21801.