Membership in Sigma Theta Lambda Literary Sorority, Inc. is open to female identified persons who meet qualifications as presented at the interest meeting. Membership and participation in Sigma Theta Lambda Literary Sorority, Inc. are free from discrimination based on race religion, color, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation or disabilty. Members of other national sororities or fraternal organizations are also eligible for membership and they may hold membership in both organizations


Sigma Theta Lambda Literary Sorority, Inc. is bound by the policies it has set forth to ensure that all members and interests are treated respectfully, equally, and fairly under both Sigma Theta Lambda Law and Constitutional Law.


No chapter, colony, member, membership candidate or alumnus of Sigma Theta Lambda Literary Sorority, Inc. shall conduct nor condone hazing activities. Permission or approval by a person being hazed is not a defense. Hazing activities are defined as:

“Any action taken or situation created that produces mental or physical harm, discomfort, embarrassment, harassment, or ridicule. Such activities may include but are not limited to the following: use of alcohol, paddling in any form, line ups for the purpose of intimidation, creation of excessive fatigue, physical and psychological shocks, wearing public apparel which is conspicuous and not normally in good taste, engaging in public stunts and buffoonery, morally degrading or humiliating games and activities, and any other activities which are not consistent with achievement and enrichment.

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