Sigma Tau Delta

Sigma Tau Delta is the international English honor society. Sigma Tau Delta was established in 1924 at Dakota Wesleyan University to confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature studies, and to promote interest in literature and the English language on local campuses and their surrounding communities. Our department’s chapter has sponsored events with poetry readings, tutoring excursions, fundraisers, and writing workshops.

Long-Term Events

General Body Meetings: Wednesdays 6:00 PM, 1134 Tawes Hall
Plan writing and professionalization workshops, social events, fundraising events, and writing contests. 

Semiannual Writing Contest:
Our semesterly writing contest is open to any English major or Creative Writing Minor. Information about submitting your critical writing, creative writing, and/or poetry is forthcoming. 

Midterms and Finals Study


Check Eligibility Requirements and Apply for Membership in Sigma Tau Delta

Upon submission, the English Undergraduate Studies Office will review your application and email you with your status. If approved, you must bring a check for your one-time national organizational dues of $45.00 to 1128 Tawes Hall. A cashier's check is preferred; a personal check will take several weeks to process. If you were previously a member of another chapter and paid dues, then no additional dues are required.

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: October 1
Spring Semester: March 1

More Information

For more information on Sigma Tau Delta, please email the current chapter leader at You can also visit the chapter's website and Facebook page, or the national organization's official website and  Facebook page.