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Initiation Ceremony Information

Wednesday, 13 March 2024 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm MDT

Wilkinson Student Center (WSC) Garden Court

Keynote Speaker: Richard Osguthorpe, BYU Associate Academic Vice President
Richard Osguthorpe, BYU Associate Academic Vice President


6:00-7:00 pm - Light Buffet Dinner and Registration/Packet Pick-Up

  • Packet contents
    • Certificate
    • Phi Kappa Phi graduation ribbon (pinned to the left shoulder of your graduation gown)
    • Phi Kappa Phi pin

7:00-8:00 pm - Initiation Ceremony

  • Introduction to Phi Kappa Phi
  • Presentation of awards
  • Initiation ceremony
  • Keynote address


Parking: Guest parking is available in the visitor parking lot (lot 26V) just east of the Wilkinson Center.

RSVP: All new Phi Kappa Phi members will receive an email with RSVP instructions prior to the initiation ceremony.

Extra ceremony tickets: Ceremony tickets for additional guests are $15 each and can be purchased through the BYU transaction website. Please bring your digital receipt for extra guest tickets to the ceremony.

Dress: Sunday dress is appropriate.

Photos: If you bring your camera, there will be photo spots for you to take a souvenir pictures in the Garden Court. Please be courteous of others who may also want a photo.

Regalia: A Phi Kappa Phi medallion or cord can be worn at graduation in lieu of the ribbon provided in our packet. These items can be purchased for $15 each through one of the following ways:

  1. Purchase Phi Kappa Phi cords at the initiation ceremony, or
  2. Purchase additional recognition items (medallions, tassels, and honor stoles) from the National Phi Kappa Phi website.

Late arrivals: If you cannot pick up your packet before the program begins, it will be available immediately following the program.

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