Five Major Phases of Campus Life:
Omicron Delta Kappa recognizes and encourages achievement in scholarship; athletics;
campus or community service, social and religious activities, and campus government;
journalism, speech, and the mass media; creative and performing arts.
Five Indispensable Qualifications for Membership:
Exemplary character, responsible leadership and service in campus or community life,
superior scholarship, genuine fellowship, and consecration to democratic ideals.
The ODK Idea affirms and promotes openness and inclusiveness among all people. Membership
selection shall be free of bias so that all qualified will be considered equitably
Five Point Program for Every College Campus:
Inculcation of The ODK® Idea into every field of campus life; provision of intellectual
leadership to campus movements; coordination of constructive movements; preservation
of worthwhile traditions and customs; and improvement of the general welfare of the
Active participation of faculty and administration members of the Society in the circle’s
activities and their hearty cooperation with student members is a feature of great
importance in Omicron Delta Kappa. Their active and continuous affiliation with the
circles increases the stability and effectiveness of the Society.
Membership selection takes place one time a year in the Spring Semester. CLICK HERE for our membership application.
Membership in Omicron Delta Kappa is open to Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students who rank in the upper 35% academically of their respective college.
CLICK HERE for the David A. Collins scholarship application.