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UNF-KAO Honors Society

KAO logoAbout Kappa Alpha Omicron (KAO)

The Kappa Alpha Omicron (KAO) at the University of North Florida Kappa is an honors society associated with the Interdisciplinary Environmental Association and supported by the Institute of Environmental Research and Education (IERE). The UNF chapter was founded in 2020 with an founding membership of 20 members. 

How to Join UNF-KAO

The UNF-KAO Honors Society is the perfect student organization for any student interested in environmental sciences and studies. The chapter provides students the opportunity to network with students, faculty and professionals, as well as provide an international network in the growing field of interdisciplinary environmental sciences. Visit the UNF-KAO Honors Society website to learn more on the membership process or attend a meeting to learn more!  

Benefits of Joining Kappa Alpha Omicron

  • Student membership in the Interdisciplinary Environmental Association (IEA)
  • Publication opportunity for undergrad and graduate research
  • Cords and pins of accreditation
  • Leadership and professional development opportunities 
  • Professional networking opportunities

Membership Requirements

  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Maintain membership dues:
    • First year $50 ($40 KAO dues, $10 UNF dues)
    • After the first year, dues are $10 annually and are used by 100% for by the UNF-KAO Honor Society
  • Participation requirements:
    • Attend at least one general meeting each semester
    • Attend at least one social/activity each semester
    • Complete at least five hours of service each semester

UNF-KAO Honors Society Website