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Chapter Requirements

Alumni Chapter Requirements

  • Enthusiasm for and support of Eastern Michigan University and a desire to further the interests and visibility of EMU in the community or among the affinity base
  • Complete the chartering process for active alumni chapters, including creation of bylaws, election of officers and submission of request for chapter status to a full vote of the Alumni Association Board of Directors
  • Have at least one chapter-initiated activity per fiscal year (i.e., not created and operated by the Office for Alumni Relations)
  • Submit an annual report of activities, membership, officers and finances
  • Assist Office for Alumni Relations with outreach events in the chapter's area
  • Act as point of contact for alumni in the area or affinity base

Office for Alumni Relations Support for Chapters

  • Chapter information on the Office for Alumni Relations Web site and in alumni publications (and link to chapter’s Web site, if applicable)
  • Chapter Grant Program available for funding for events or activities.
  • A chapter handbook with guidelines for growing and maintaining alumni chapters
  • Lists from the Office for Alumni Relations' database of alumni in the area Monthly communication from the Office for Alumni Relations about campus happenings
  • A database of alumni chapter members housed in the Office for Alumni Relations