Membership in The Rho Chi Society is a privilege accorded to the very few who distinguish themselves by their academic and professional achievements and who aspire to the mission and vision of the Society. Members may be elected as professional or graduate students in Pharmacy, as members of faculties of schools and colleges of pharmacy, as alumni who distinguish themselves in the Profession, or as honorary members by special action of the Society’s Executive Council.

Professional entry-level degree students must:

1. Have completed no less than one-half of the required professional didactic course work as defined for their degree
2. Rank in the highest 20 percent of their class as determined by the school or college in which they are enrolled
3. Be certified eligible for membership by the dean of the pharmacy school or the dean’s designee

At the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, eligible students are invited to apply for membership at the beginning of their spring semester in the second year of coursework.