To be eligible for active membership, a University of Maryland law student must be of good moral character and in good academic standing. Interested applicants must have a minimum cumulative academic grade point average of 3.00, after at least one semester of law school, at the time of application. Transfer and visiting students are eligible and encouraged to apply for membership in our Inn.
1. What does Phi Delta Phi mean?
"Phi Delta Phi" are Greek words translated to mean "Friends of Justice and Wisdom."
2. How is my Phi Delta Phi initiation fee spent?
Paca Inn requires each member to pay a one time fee of ninety-three dollars. These dues include the national initiation fee ($75.00) and local chapter dues ($18). The national initiation fee makes up forty-four percent of the national Fraternity's yearly General Operating Fund, which supports many of the Fraternity's programs and activities. The local chapter dues pay for your membership pin and local chapter activities.
3. Why join a legal fraternity?
Different individuals seek different goals and objectives. There are those who believe that "camaraderie, good fellowship and a promotion of the highest standards of professional and personal ethics and performance" justify affiliation. Others seek more tangible benefits: scholarships, student loans, regional and international meetings and conventions and other benefits made possible by membership.
4. What can Paca Inn PDP offer me?
Paca Inn offers members a variety of benefits. Paca Inn provides social and professional opportunities for members to meet with alum and honored legal members of the community. Paca Inn strongly encourages participation in service and philanthropic activities. Most importantly, Paca Inn offers each student an opportunity to enjoy the academic, personal support and camaraderie of the organization.