Demosthenian Literary Society

Prospective Members


Becoming Part of the Tradition

Any registered student at the University of Georgia desiring to become a member may do so after:

  • attending three meetings, two of which must be consecutive
  • passing the written membership test about the society’s history and constitution
  • giving a maiden address on any topic
  • receiving an affirmative vote of three-fourths of the full-voting members

Click here to download the membership test. Please print it out and bring it with you to the meeting that you desire to petition at. You will need Adobe Acrobat to view it.

Dues and Fees

Members pay $20.00 a semester in dues. In addition, there is a ten dollar deposit for a key to the Hall, which can be requested after the ninth meeting as a member.