Students are eligible to become members of Tau Beta Pi at UNLV if they have met the following requirements:

Undergraduate Students:

  • Enrolled in a B.S. Program in Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Entertainment Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 18 Engineering credits
  • At least 3.25 GPA
  • Junior standing and upper 1/8 of the junior class OR senior standing and upper 1/5 of the senior class

Graduate Students:

  • Enrolled in a M.S. Program in Biomedical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials and Nuclear Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering OR program of Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 50% of coursework completed
  • Upper 1/5 of their group (Master or Doctorate), each group ranked separately

Candidates for membership will be contacted near the beginning of the semester in which they are eligible. Candidates who wish to join must complete the following process:

  1. Attend the Orientation Meeting (Wednesday, Feb. 24 @ 5:30PM or Friday, Feb. 26 @ 3:30PM via Google Meet)
  2. Join us in the UNLV Involvement Center at
  3. Complete the requisite paperwork (member/faculty networking, engineering org networking, catalog card) and pay the membership fee (Initiation Materials due Friday, Mar. 26 @ 5:00PM; Catalog Cards due Monday, Mar. 29 @ 5:00PM)
  4. Attend a Professional Development activity (e.g. Engineering Futures and events hosted by other engineering orgs or Engineering Career Services)
  5. Complete the Google Form Interview (Due Friday, Mar. 26 @ 5:00PM)
    1. Google Form Interview:
  6. Attend the initiation ceremony (Wednesday, April 14 @ 5:30PM or Friday, April 16 @ 3:30PM)

Candidates should familiarize themselves with the history, Constitution and bylaws, and the events of the Nevada Beta chapter on

For more information on upcoming virtual Engineering Futures sessions, visit

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