Phi Eta Sigma is a national honor society inspired by the past and dedicated to the future whose goal is to encourage and reward academic excellence among freshmen in institutions of higher learning. The oldest and largest freshman honor society, Phi Eta Sigma was founded at the University of Illinois on March 22, 1923 , and now has more than 375 chapters throughout the United States and more than 1,000,000 members. Phi Eta Sigma was established at The University of Alabama in 1931.

Membership in Phi Eta Sigma is limited to those freshman students who achieve a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher at the end of any one full-time curricular period during their freshman year at The University of Alabama.

For more information, please visit the Phi Eta Sigma national website.