About Texas Tech Mortar Board: Forum Chapter
Mortar Board Forum Chapter is comprised of the best and brightest seniors at Texas Tech University. Membership to this organization is very elite, therefore those chosen are held to high standards.
Membership requires the dedication and enthusiasm of each member in order to uphold the traditions and reputation of Mortar Board. As a member, you are required to attend monthly meetings, participate in ALL MoB mandatory events, help during community service projects, and agree to work during at least one Mortar Board Flower sales at the May 2019 or December 2019 graduation. Each upcoming class of members should strive to improve the chapter, its events and reputation.
If you feel you meet the standards and can fulfill the requirements, please submit your application. Applications will be open from November 12, 2018 to February 1, 2019 at 5 pm for the 2018-2019 class.
Frequently Asked Questions
Basic Membership Requirements
Minimum 3.25 overall GPA
Minimum of 90 hours by the beginning of Fall 2019
Commitment to active membership
Graduation date after Summer 2018
Who is eligible to apply to Mortar Board?
Anyone with a minimum of 90 hours completed by Fall 2019, a graduation date after Summer 2019, and a 3.25 GPA may apply.
If I am a student at both the TTUHSC and TTU, which GPA will Mortar Board use?
Mortar Board will only use the TTU undergraduate GPA.
If I am entering my fifth year of a five year program (i.e. the 150-hour Accounting program), can I still apply?
Mortar Board will accept fifth year students that have not yet received their baccalaureate degree.
How do I apply?
Submit the 2019-2020 application, which may be found on our website, and an unofficial copy of your transcript.
How much are dues?
Local dues are ninety dollars and national dues are eighty dollars. These are one-time only dues, and after they are paid, members receive lifetime Mortar Board membership.