By becoming a National member. you will be joining the National Organization as a life member and will receive information on conferences and the newsletter. One must obtain 20 points prior to the week before the induction.
You must have a cumulative GPA and BCPM GPA of at least 3.2 and have completed 45 credits. Also, you are required to attend at least three meetings per semester. There is a one time membership fee of $75.
MEMBERSHIP FEES ARE ONLY PAYABLE BY CHECK. Make checks payable to Alpha Epsilon Delta
The application, supplementary release form, and your payment must be submitted together, otherwise we will NOT process your application!
Application: You may leave the 'Date of Initiation' blank as we will fill that part for you. You may turn in your application to the Biology department office located in David King Hall-Room 3005.
Induction is held in February of each year. Starting Fall 2008 you must obtain 20 points by February 21st in order to qualify for National membership. New accumulation of points will start February 21st of 2009. Those that join early and do not meet the requirement for induction by February 31st will have their points carried over for induction in the following year. AED offers plenty of opportunities for you to earn points throughout the semester.
After induction, members MUST maintain an active status by obtaining 15 per semester until graduation in order to receive a graduation cord.
Transfer students applying for National Membership and who have NOT met 45 credits at George Mason University must attach a hard copy of the official or unofficial transcript from their previous institution to the application packet.
Note: *Freshmen are also welcome to apply, however, only National members are qualified to run for an office position.