Disability Resource Center

Delta Alpha Pi (DAPi)


Delta Alpha Pi (DAPi) is an academic honor society founded to recognize high-achieving students with disabilities who are attending colleges (including community colleges) and universities as undergraduate or graduate students.  This dynamic organization celebrates and supports academic achievement, leadership and advocacy for post-secondary students with disabilities. 

The Disability Resource Center (DRC) is proud to bring the 197th chapter of DAPi to UNCW with the designation: Theta Epsilon.

Colors: Royal Blue (perseverance and justice) and Gold (pursuit of excellence)
Flower: Sunflower (turns toward the light)
Animal: Turtle (slow and steady reaches the goal)

Mission & Vision

Delta Alpha Pi was established at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) in 2022. The mission of Delta Alpha Pi at UNCW is to destigmatize disability, celebrate and champion diversity, and foster a supportive community for high achieving students with disabilities. Delta Alpha Pi aims to facilitate conversations on disability and accessibility, promote self-advocacy, and engage in community events on disability-related topics.

Meet Your Executive Board

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General Body Meeting Information

Delta Alpha Pi general body meetings are held once a month both on Zoom and in person.

If you or your organization would like to speak at an upcoming Delta Alpha Pi General Body Meeting, please email uberj@uncw.edu for information and the physical location/Zoom link. Please check back soon for the finalized general body meeting schedule.

Induction & Graduation

Delta Alpha Pi hosts a banquet at the end of each semester celebrating induction and graduating seniors. In order for members to be inducted, they must meet a minimum point requirement by attending DAPi events and general body meetings.

Join Delta Alpha Pi

Applications are now being accepted. Complete the application by Wednesday, November 30th.

Membership is open to both undergraduate and graduate students at UNCW who meet the following criteria:

All students must:

  • Present with a documented disability and work with one of the faculty or staff members in the DRC, or self-identify as an individual with a disability;
  • Demonstrate an interest in disability issues;
  • Pay membership dues of $30.

Additional Membership Requirements:

  • Attend at least one (1) meeting per semester;
  • Participate in at least one (1) disability issues activity per semester;
  • Participate in planning or implementation of educational programming related to disability issues for the campus and community;
  • Maintain the academic requirements of Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society. 

Undergraduate students must have:

  • Completed a minimum of 24 credits;
  • Earned an overall Quality Point Average of 3.10 on a 4.00 scale.

Graduate students must have:

  • Completed a minimum of 18 credits;
  • Earned an overall Quality Point Average of 3.30 on a 4.00 scale.

Contact Us

Jennifer Uber, Assistant Director - Student Learning
Disability Resource Center
University of North Carolina Wilmington