Alpha Epsilon Delta

AED is the National Health Preprofessional Honor Society dedicated to the encouragement and recognition of excellence in preprofessional health scholarship, including medicine, dentistry, veterinary, and others. The Society welcomes ALL students engaged in the pursuit of a professional healthcare career.

Requirements for membership in national AED:

  • Minimum GPA 3.2 (total GPA and science GPA)
  • Completion of at least three semesters of preprofessional health course work, at least one of which must be at Southern Miss
  • Students must be in good standing with the Southern Miss chapter and pay the national membership fee through the Southern Miss chapter.

Students wishing to join AED as full members may do so in the Spring semester of the Sophomore year, if they have fulfilled the membership requirements. Students are invited to join as associate members at any time and may attend meetings if they intend to become full members at a future semester.

Full Membership   $85.00 (Total lifetime fee)

  • Minimum GPA 3.2 (total GPA and science GPA)
  • Completion of at least three semesters of college course work, one of which is at Southern Miss

Associate Membership   $45 (One-time fee)

  • Students who do not fulfill all the criteria for Full Membership may join as Associate Members and upgrade when appropriate for an additional $40 fee.

Students seeking Full Membership:

Submit the Southern Miss Chapter AED Membership Form.

The USM chapter of AED is "Mississippi Delta" (State and Greek Letter) Students seeking Associate Membership
Submit only the Southern Miss Chapter AED Membership FormCompleted Application form(s) and dues may be submitted to the Preprofessional Office, which is located in the College of Science and Technology Dean’s Office complex in the Chain Technology Building (TEC 103), or mailed to the Preprofessional Office, USM Box 5165 using campus mail. Write checks payable to USM AED or pay cash in person. DO NOT MAIL CASH.

Preprofessional Office
Ms. Michelle Templeton, Preprofessional Advisor
College of Science and Technology
118 College Dr., #5165
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001