Golden Key at North Dakota State University

Golden Key

International Honour Society

Golden Key

Golden Key exists to unlock the potential of our members. We offer a sense of fellowship within the Society's three pillars–Academics, Leadership, and Service– and are dedicated to achievement: personally, professionally, and altruistically. We share your values and offer a continuum of possibilities, opportunities to unlock your potential. Membership begins with recognition of academic excellence and can lead to a lifetime of learning and achievement.

Golden Key is the world’s largest collegiate honor society. We recognize sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students in the top 15% of their class across all majors and disciplines in 9 countries. With more than 400 university chapters and 2 million lifetime members worldwide, Golden Key is comprised of a network of outstanding scholars. Together with our chapters at campuses around the world, Golden Key provides our members with opportunities to grow and develop with events & activities surrounding our three pillars of academics, leadership and service.


There is a one-time membership fee (no annual dues required).  Once you join, you are a lifetime member of Golden Key.

The NDSU chapter was established on November 21, 1995.  The chartering ceremony was held on April 16, 1996.


Last updated November 25, 2015

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