Alpha Phi Sigma is the national Criminal Justice Honor Society and membership in this society carries numerous benefits, including scholarship opportunities, career advancement, and a chance to plug in to the criminal justice world while still at school.

Alpha Phi Sigma is a student-led and student-oriented organization with Dr. Joel Cox as the faculty advisor and many opportunities for leadership and officer positions.

Becoming a Member is easy:

Download and fill out the membership application and bring a cashier's check or money order for a 50 dollar one time fee to Dr. Joel Cox in the Helms School Suite, SLAB 128. That's it!

The Application:

Click this link, fill in the required information and print out the form.

The Fee:

The membership fee for joining Alpha Phi Sigma is a one time fee. At this time, the Society only accepts a cashier's check or a money order for 50 dollars. Your application will not be accepted with any other form of money.

Online Students:

Are you an online student? Alpha Phi Sigma is available to you too! Just follow the same directions above but mail the application and the cashier's check or money order to:

Attn: Dr. Joel Cox
Helms School of Government
1971 University Blvd.
Lynchburg, VA. 24551

That's it! He'll review your application and contact you! If you have more questions feel free to email Dr. Cox at