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 3.50 cumulative GPA,
- Received an invitation to membership from chapter office of Beta Alpha Xi,
- Are free from campus or legal disciplinary action, and
- Paid a one-time, required membership fee of $90.
Both part-time and full-time students who have met all of the Eligibility Criteria are invited to become members.