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Welcome to the Berkeley City College PTK Beta Gamma Nu Honor Society.


Membership eligibility for Phi Theta Kappa at Berkeley City College (Beta Gamma Nu) is based on the number of hours you have completed and your GPA; therefore, membership is a special honor afforded to outstanding students at Berkeley City College.

You can download the Membership Application Packet by clicking here or you can also find the application packet on campus in Room 241, the Office of the Vice President of Student Services. Members pay a one-time membership fee of $100 (local, regional and international fees) for enrollment in the organization on the local, regional and international levels. In order to be eligible, you must have completed at least 12 semester units in the Peralta District with at least 8 semester units at Berkeley City College and have a GPA of 3.25 or higher; you must maintain this GPA to remain a member. Once you become a member, you will be placed on our PTK yahoo group list where you will be able to communicate with other PTK members and receive meeting notifications.


Phi Theta Kappa membership guarantees you access to more benefits than any other student organization. As a member, your academic excellence will be recognized with the Golden Key Membership Pin, membership certificate and identification card, notation of membership on your diploma and transcripts and the privilege of wearing regalia at graduation that sets you apart as a Phi Theta Kappa member.  You will also gain access to information about scholarships that are available only to PTK members.


Membership in Phi Theta Kappa is an honor that will enrich your life while you attend Berkeley City College and also remain with you as you pursue other educational or career goals. We strongly recommend that you take advantage of the opportunity to join this prestigious group of scholars from over 1,200 two-year colleges across the United States, Canada and abroad. Once you become a member of Phi Theta Kappa, your Peralta transcript will indicate that you are a member of the Honor Society.


Membership also provides exclusive access to innovative benefits available to you online. Please visit the website for the national organization at to see the highlights of the online benefits, which include the eScholarship Directory, listing information on scholarships designated exclusively for Phi Theta Kappa members; letters of recommendation for scholarships and employment; and press releases announcing your induction into the Society.


Again, we congratulate you on your academic achievements and encourage you to seize this valuable and rewarding opportunity. We look forward to seeing your name in the next list of the new Phi Theta Kappa members here at Berkeley City College!



Please submit the following items below in order to apply for membership with Berkeley City College’s Beta Gamma Nu Chapter.


Completed PTK Application & Return it to Room 241
Submit a copy of your unofficial transcript to show your GPA.
  In order to verify that you have met the minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 or
higher your Peralta transcript will be reviewed to verify that you are eligible
to join the honor society. 

You will then receive an email with an invitation code to join PTK.  You will need to visit to enter your invitation code in order to complete your membership application online.  You also submit your payment directly to PTK at the final step of your online application.

Return Completed Applications to:
Berkeley City College
ATTN: Jasmine Martinez
2050 Center Street, 2nd Floor – Room 241
Berkeley, CA 94704

Application materials must be turned in to Jasmine Martinez in Room 241. If you have questions pertaining to this process please call her at (510) 981-2810 or email her at .

The PTK Advisor position is currently vacant.  Our goal is to have a new advisor in place for the Fall 2015 semester. 

On behalf of the Phi Theta Kappa, Beta Gamma Nu Chapter of Berkeley City College, we look forward to you joining our organization!

Thank you for choosing Berkeley City College.

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