Students who meet all the following criteria may be considered for membership in Beta Alpha Xi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society:
- Currently enrolled at Estrella Mountain Community College
- Completed at least 12 semester hours or more at the 100-level or above
- Earned a minimum Estrella Mountain Community College 3.50 cumulative GPA
- Received an invitation to membership from chapter office of Beta Alpha Xi
- Are free from campus or legal disciplinary action
- Paid a one-time, required membership fee
Both part-time and full-time students who have met all of the Eligibility Criteria are invited to become members.