Alpha Kappa Delta
      The International Sociology Honor Society      
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Below is a calendar of events and deadlines for the 2015-2016 year:

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Orders for New Members

If you would like to pass out your students’ certificates at your induction ceremony, please send us the “Order Form”, “List of Initiates” form, and payment at least 1‐2 months before your ceremony. Reminder: Chapter Representatives must be Voting members in order to place an order.


Activation Forms
lease provide email addresses (if known) on your “List of Initiates” form to ensure new members receive their one-free year of online journal access and communication from the Executive Office. If the student prefers a print copy, please have him/her fill out the activation form and return it to the Executive Office.  These forms may be sent in with an “AKD Order Form” and “List of Initiates” form (when placing an order) or after you have placed an order with the Executive Office. If you do not provide students’ emails on the “List of Initiates” form, we will email you a copy of the activation form.

Rolling | Mentor and Mentee Program Applications

September 30 | Chapter Report from 2014-2015 must be submitted no later than this date

October 5 | Fall Funding Deadline (Student travel, chapter representative travel, initiation speaker grant, symposium)

October 21-24 | Mid-South Sociological Association Annual Conference | Lafayette, LA

November 1 | Call for Nominations for AKD President-Elect Deadline

January | 2016 Chapter Representative Voting Membership Renewal Due -- Send in your membership renewal to be a Voting member for the 2016 year (The office cannot process any orders or spring funding requests unless the Chapter Representatives is a current Voting member)

January | Officer Elections will open to AKD members who are Voting members

January 31 | Winter Funding Deadline (ESS travel applications due at this time)

February 15 |AKD Teaching and Learning Workshop at MSS/NCSA Fellowship Application Deadline

February 28 | Spring Funding Deadline (last funding deadline)

March 1 | Undergraduate and Graduate Student Paper Competition Deadline

                   Elections Deadline

March 17-211 | Eastern Sociological Society Annual Conference | Boston, MA

March 23-26 | North Central Sociological Association Annual Conference | Chicago, IL

                            Midwest Sociological Society Annual Conference | Chicago, IL

March 24-27 | Southwestern Social Science Association Annual Conference | Las Vegas, NV

March 30-April 2 | Pacific Sociological Association Annual Conference | Oakland, CA

April 1 | Emory Bogardus Chapter of the Year Award Deadline

April 13-16 | Southern Sociological Society Annual Conference | New Orleans, Louisiana

May 1 | Call for Nominations Deadline | Region 1, 3, 5, 7 Representatives

June 30 | 2015-2016 Chapter Report Due

August 20-23 | American Sociological Association Annual Conference | Seattle, Washington


*Dates subject to change.

Updated 8/28/15