Tau SigmaTau Sigma Tau Sigma @ WSU Tau Sigma strives to recognize the academic excellence of transfer students and to promote their involvement in the institution to which they have transferred. Candidacy for membership in Tau Sigma is granted to students who have transferred to Washington State University having completed at least one year at a prior institution. Additionally, the student must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average during their first semester or place in the top 20% of all transfer students. The purpose of Tau Sigma is to promote successful transition into student life at Washington State University and continual dedication to scholarship. Membership in Tau Sigma is a special opportunity for you to distinguish yourself based on your academic excellence, and we wish to congratulate you on your early success here.