We’re very excited about your interest in joining the Honorary!

Helix/Tri-Beta recruits students who have sophomore status, declared a major in the College of Biological Sciences (Biochemistry, Biology, Entomology, Evolution and Ecology, Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, Neuroscience, Plant Cellular and Molecular Biology, or Zoology), and achieved a minimum GPA of 3.20. The selection of members is based on the information contained in the application as well as a 10-minute interview. Interviews will be conducted on October 21st, 22nd, 26th, and 27th from 5:30-7:30pm over Zoom (link will be provided upon interview offer).


Some criteria used by the membership committee to evaluate applications are:

  • Desire to be active in Helix/Tri-Beta
  • Past record of service and leadership
  • Personal statement


Please note that meetings are on a bi-weekly basis on Tuesday at 6pm lasting 30 minutes to an hour. Attendance is required and expected of all members, however if there happens to be a conflict let us know in the application.

Please click the link below to download and fill out the application. It is due October 19th at midnight. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email us at .