Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I become a member of Sigma Delta Pi?

You are nominated by your instructor or a member of the Society. You can also nominate yourself. See the membership requirements at If you believe you qualify for membership, send an e-mail to the Chapter Adviser, Dr. Noé Ruvalcaba at

​2. How much is the annual contribution and how can I pay it?

The annual contribution is $10.00. You may pay with a check or cash. Send a check written out to California Baptist University to the following address:

Dr. Noé Ruvalcaba
Department of Modern Languages and Literature
California Baptist University
8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92504

If you are on campus, you may also drop it at the reception of the Department of Modern Languages and Literature, or to the adviser's office at James 286.

3. When does the Society have meetings and how do I know what activities are taking place?

Please see Events. We meet in James 286 on Tuesdays. Dr. Ruvalcaba will send e-mails with further information for these meetings.  

4. If I become a member of the Society, am I obligated to attend all meetings and participate in all activities?

No, you participate when you can.