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Welcoming Message

Welcome new Phi Beta Kappa initiates! Your membership in this prestigious honors society is a testament to your hard work and achievements. You have earned your place alongside a highly accomplished set of peers, and Phi Beta Kappa will be enriched by your presence. Congratulations on achieving this honor and I wish you the very best in your future endeavors.

PBK President Dr. Susan Bibler Coutin

Welcoming Message

To be selected for membership in Phi Beta Kappa is an extraordinary accomplishment and on behalf of the entire UCI community let me just say that we extend to you our most heartfelt congratulations.

UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman


Though you may have been asked to join other honor societies, discover why Phi Beta Kappa is the most prestigious.



Discover the rich history of the oldest, best-known, and most prestigious of all undergraduate academic honor societies.



The UCI PBK Office is located in the Writing Center, on the first floor of the Science Library. Click here for more contact information.



Spring 2020 Events

Further scheduled spring quarter events have been cancelled due to COVID-19, we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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