At New York Phi Theta Kappa (NYPTK), we know that much of our strength lies in our diversity, NYPTK strives to create a diverse and inclusive environment where all members feel valued and respected regardless of their gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. We embrace individual uniqueness, respect and value diverse life experiences, and value inclusion. NYPTK commits to nurturing a safe space where the diversity of our members is welcomed, embraced, and celebrated.

"The mission of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize academic achievement of college students and to provide opportunities for them to grow as scholars and leaders."



Scholarship is the first Hallmark of Phi Theta Kappa. Phi Theta Kappa celebrates and promotes academic excellence and this is its core mission.


Leadership is the second Hallmark of Phi Theta Kappa. Phi Theta Kappa offers many opportunities for members to develop leadership skills.


Service is the third Hallmark of Phi Theta Kappa. Performing service in the college or community helps members develop leadership skills and makes their college or community a better place.


Fellowship is the fourth Hallmark of Phi Theta Kappa. Fellowship helps the other three Hallmarks function more smoothly.