Tau Beta Pi - Texas Epsilon
The University of Houston | 4800 Calhoun Road | Houston, Texas 77004

Frequently Asked Questions


  • Can I become a member if I am a freshman or sophomore?

    No, eligible candidates are juniors or seniors.

  • How do I know if I am in the top 1/8 of my junior class or the top 1/5 of my senior class?

    Before the 5th week of school of every semester, an invitational email will be sent to the top 1/8 juniors and the top 1/5 seniors.

  • If I am a Post Baccalaureate (PB), can I still become a member?

    Yes! Within the UH system, PB are not assigned classifications such as juniors and seniors. If you believe your GPA ranks in the top 1/8 of the junior class or the top 1/5 of the senior class, send us an email.

  • I received an invitation but I have not finished all the required courses, can I still become a member?

    No, eligible candidates must have completed the Undergraduate Course Requirements.

  • Can I participate in TBP events even though I am not a member?

    YES! We offer Engineering Futures Session workshops that are free and open to all engineering students .