The Beta Theta Lambda Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Merritt College was charted in April 1999. Since that time more than 850 students have accepted membership into this prestigious organization. Phi Theta Kappa’s hallmarks are Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Fellowship. Its mission is to recognize students for their outstanding academic achievements and to provide opportunities for service and leadership in their communities and around the globe. Students who accept the invitation to membership receive access to scholarships and other benefits not open to other students in the two-year college. A permanent notation of membership is printed on each student’s college transcript. This notation is recognized by institutions of higher learning throughout the world. For more information about membership email: or go to the official Phi Theta Kappa website:

A.S.M.C. Constitution

MC PTK Constitution

Social Media Policy

Five-Star-Chapter Plan


CALENDAR Spring 2023

ALL Chapter events using Meeting I.D. unless otherwise posted.

Meeting – Agenda

January 25, 2023 Agenda

Meeting ID: 945 792 5563 No Passcode

PTK Officer Candidate Form

Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society – Membership Criteria for Beta Theta Lambda


Golden Opportunity Scholarship (GOS)

– New Members to be – ONLY

Peralta Colleges Foundation

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships

Open Year-Round 

Organization: Beta Theta Lambda Chapter Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society Meetings Meetings: Spring 2023: Wednesdays 10 AM – 12 PM bimonthly Via Zoom (See calendar for dates.)

The mission of Merritt College is to enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve by helping students to attain knowledge, master skills, and develop the appreciation, attitudes and values needed to succeed and participate responsibly in a democratic society and a global economy.