Membership Selection Criteria

Individuals selected for Blue Key must meet the following criteria:


Members must have a distinguished achievement in classroom and meritorious activity that recognizes significant contributions to the advancement of knowledge, learning and scholarly performance. The member must have an ambition for intellectual attainment and development.


Members must have a distinguished record of leadership and achievement in student organizations, student life, professional associations, or institutional organizations that promote community service, life skills, professional development, or institutional advancement.


Members must have a distinguished pattern of service to others, to campus life, or to the greater community. The individual must have a strong desire to serve others and improve the welfare of society.

Character and Integrity

Blue Key members must also have a distinguished pattern of honesty and trustworthiness in personal behavior. Members are elite representatives of the university and shall be reputable among peers as well as institutional and community leaders.