Type: Honor society
Available To: Undergraduate and Graduate
About the Club
SALUTE is a nationally recognized honor society for military and veteran students at two-year and four-year institutions of higher education. Established in 2009, SALUTE is the first national honor society for active-duty military servicemembers, National Guard members, reservists, retirees, and veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.
General Eligibility Requirements
To be eligible for SALUTE, you must be currently enrolled at UMUC, currently serving or have received an honorable discharge, have completed at least 12 credit hours with UMUC, display the highest ethical standards, and maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 as an undergraduate student or 3.5 as a graduate student. A copy of your DD-214 or current orders is required to verify military service. After induction, you will receive a challenge coin, certificate, and a braided honor cord. You are eligible to apply for higher tiers based on your cumulative GPA.
Undergraduate Eligibility Requirements
Undergraduate members can earn special recognition by earning a higher GPA.
Graduate Eligibility Requirements
Graduate members can join the Gold Tier by obtaining a GPA of 3.5 to 4.0.