Sigma Tau Delta

Sigma Tau Delta seal

Sigma Tau Delta is the international honor society for students of English. Gustavus Adolphus College was given a charter for the Pi Rho chapter of Sigma Tau Delta in 1982.

Eligibility for Membership

  • Declare an English major or minor
  • Achieve a minimum cumulative grade of B (3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  • Top third of your Gustavus class in GPA
  • Complete at least three courses toward your English major or minor

Advantages of Membership

Membership is an outward recognition of personal accomplishment. It also serves as an incentive for continued high scholarship. It provides opportunities for those interested in English language and literature to join with like-minded persons on the local, regional, national, and international levels.

Members receive a one year subscription to the Newsletter which is published twice yearly. They also receive and have the opportunity to contribute to the award-winning literary publication, The Rectangle, and are eligible to compete for a number of prizes for excellent writing. For more information, visit the Sigma Tau Delta official website.