Languages and Cultures

West Chester University

Dr. Jerome Williams
224 Mitchell Hall
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-2700
Fax: 610-436-3048


(National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society)



Membership Requirements


(a)     you have completed (or got credit for) both SPA 301 and SPA 302 as well as one of the following courses: SPA 304, SPA 310, SPA 313, SPA 315, SPA 320 or SPA 321, with a final grade on them before applying. If you are a minor, and took one of those courses in the Fall as your last course, you can apply in early Spring once you have a grade in that course. If you are currently enrolled in one of those courses, you need to apply once you have finished that course (to be considered for membership the following year).
(b)     you have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2;
     your Spanish courses GPA is at least 3.4;
(d)     and you have already completed more than 45 credits of coursework at the university.


“Graduate students who have been unconditionally admitted to a degree-granting program may be elected to membership upon completion of two graduate courses in Spanish with an average which, if continued, will make them eligible for a graduate degree.”

Membership Benefits [National By-Laws]

Graduation Honor Cords

If you are graduating, and would like to wear the Sigma Delta Pi Honor Cords at your ceremony, please purchase them here: 
They cost $4.50.

Membership Application

Download and Fill out the SDP Membership application

Spring 2016 deadline for submission and consideration: Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016.

Spring 2016 induction ceremony will take place in late April/earli May. Further information will be shared with those accepted.

2012 Premio Vargas Llosa

Hannah Mistovich was awarded the 2012 Mario Vargas Llosa Award by Sigma Delta Pi (The National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society) and the AATSP (American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese). This was the second time the SDP/AATSP Premio Mario Vargas Llosa is awarded.

Congratulations Hannah!!!!

Sigma Delta Pi - Pi Xi Chapter

In April 2011, our PI XI Chapter was approved for reactivation by the National Organization.


SIGMA DELTA PI Ceremony 2011

[Pictured: students initiated at the April 2011 ceremony]


For more information:

Dr. Megan Corbin
131 Mitchell Hall, West Chester University
[Phone: 610-738-0440] [Fax: 610-436-3048]