Phi Theta Kappa – Alpha Chi Zeta (PTK)

Recognize and Encourage Scholarship 

Join our campus's honor society. Seattle Central College's Alpha Chi Zeta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa is one of more than 1,300 chapters of this International organization. It offers its members many personal and academic growth opportunities through its weekly meetings, service projects, and leadership training.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Students must achieve a 3.3 cumulative college-level GPA or higher in a degree-seeking or a certificate program.
  2. Completed 12 accumulated credits for degree seeking students and 6 accumulated credits for certificate students at Seattle Central College (defined as courses numbered 100 level and above).

Please Note- You're welcome to join our chapter Meetings, Honors In Action committee, College Project committee, or any events we organize on campus, whether you're a PTK member or not.

How to Apply

  1. Students who meet the requirements will be emailed an invitation from PTK headquarters. If a student has not received an invitation and believes that they are eligible, they should reach out to the PTK Advisor, Dr. Monica Cortés Viharo ( 

Committee Applications 

College Project Committee Application

Honors In Action Committee Application 

Chapter Meetings: Every Tuesday 1-2 PM at BE4106

Chapter Meetings are open to all students. You don't have to be a PTK member to join our meetings or events. We meet every Tuesday from 1-2pm at BE4106.