Alpha Lambda Delta is a national society that honors academic excellence during the first year (3.5 grade point average after the first semester or an institutional cumulative for the year) for all full-time students. Once a member of Alpha Lambda Delta, you are a lifetime member.

The purpose of the organization is to encourage superior academic achievement among students in their first year in institutions of higher education, to promote intelligent living and a continued high standard of learning and to assist students in recognizing and developing meaningful goals for their roles in society.