Premedical Office
Xavier University
1 Drexel Drive
Box 120C
New Orleans, LA 70125

Full-Time Staff
Quo Vadis Maria Webster, MA, LPC
Premedical Adviser
(504) - 520-7437
Part-Time Staff
JW Carmichael, Jr.
Director of Premed Program
Professor of Chemistry



Here's Information about Alpha Epsilon Delta, the National Premedical Honor Society (Updated 8/10/14)

Alpha Epsilon Delta is an International Premedical Honor Society with more than 150 chapters across the United States and Canada. The Louisiana Eta Chapter at Xavier University was established in 1976. It was the only chapter of AED on the campus of a historically Black institution until the spring of 1997, when a chapter was established at the Atlanta University Center to serve Morehouse, Spelman, Morris Brown, and Clark Atlanta.

The Louisiana Eta Chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta, the International Premedical Honor Society, accepted eligible students students during the spring semester of each year. In order to join the Louisiana Eta Chapter of AED, a student must . . .

  • Be enrolled at Xavier and be majoring in Biology (any major), Chemistry-Premed, or Psychology-Premed.
  • Have completed all of General Biology lecture and lab, all of General Chemistry lecture and lab, and at least one semester of Organic Chemistry lecture and lab.
  • Have an overall GPA of greater than or equal to 3.2.
  • Have a Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Math (BCPM) GPA of 3.2 or above.
  • Have no more than ONE repeated course in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Math (BCPM).
  • Have completed at least 45 semester hours at Xavier.

If you are interested in joining during the next induction period (in the Spring of 2015), you should do the following when instructed in January 2015* . . .

  • Print an unofficial transcript from Bannerweb, print your name and the date on top, and staple the pages together.
  • Calculate your BCPM GPA for each semester by completing your GPA Worksheet. Instructions for completing the GPA Worksheet are available in the Assessment Overview . Put your name on EACH GPA worksheet that you complete.
  • Attach your Bannerweb transcript to your completed GPA worksheets.
  • Put these items in the "IN" basket in the Premed Office and wait for an email regarding your membership.
  • *SOPHOMORE PREMEDS: You will be considered for AED Membership during the One-on-One Sophomore Assessment Meetings which begin in January; please bring your completed GPA Worksheets to your scheduled meeting for AED consideration!!!!


  • Attend the Introduction Meeting on Wednesday, 1/22/14, NCF 115, 5:00pm.
  • Attend the Preinduction Meeting on Wednesday, 3/12/14, NCF 105, 5:00pm.
  • Pay life-time dues ($100) to PM Office by Friday 3/14/14. Checks or money orders should be made payable to Xavier University Federal Credit Union---put "Alpha Epsilon Delta Dues" in memo section of check or money order.
  • Attend the Induction Ceremony on Wednesday, 3/19/14, NCF 105, 6:00pm (business/professional attire). Parents and friends are invited; light refreshments will be served immediately following the ceremony.
If you join, check your email and signs near the PM Office frequently for information about Alpha Epsilon Delta. A list of those invited to join this year, last year's initiates, and current members of the Louisiana Eta Chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta are available in the display case outside of NCF 108.



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