Eastern Michigan University

Alumni Group Requirements

2015-2016
These requirements are for each fiscal year (July 1- June 30).
Alumni Group Requirements (PDF)

 

Chapter

Network

Contact

Description

A group of alumni that are interested in a formal, structured, multi-event, membership and dues driven group structure.

A group of alumni that are interested in an informal, social or networking driven group structure.

Alum that is interested in being a contact to the EMUAA or AR but does not have a significant number of people interested in a chapter or network. Will work to promote events that are hosted by EMUAA/AR and share information with alumni provided by EMUAA/AR.

Alumni Base

Must have 500+ alumni from a specific geographic area, program or affinity base to pull from to create a chapter.

Must have 500+ alumni from a specific

geographic area, program or affinity base to pull from to create a network.

 

Officers / Board

Minimum of four officers (officer titles are up to chapter - i.e. President, VP, Treasurer, Communications, Events, etc).

1-3 Leaders/Co-Leaders

 

Bylaws

Bylaws required.  Annual review of bylaws is required to implement changes.

Annual statement of purpose when starting.

Annual review of statement required to implement changes.

 

Finances

Must have an account hosted by EMU.

Not required - account is available if desired.

 

Membership & Dues

Membership is defined by dues paying members. Dues levels can vary in length (i.e. annual, lifetime) and amount.

Dues are not required - participants may pay to attend events.

 

Events / Activities

Host a minimum of three (3) events per year (i.e. conference, annual event, social, participate in tailgate, etc.).

Host a minimum of one event per year.

 

Community / Philanthropy

One event per year must be a fundraiser or community service project.

Not required - but encouraged.

 

Communication

Minimum quarterly communications (email, newsletter, event communication) required.

Communication for event(s) required.

 

Annual Report

Annual report must be completed each fiscal year. Including bylaw updates, timeline for next fiscal year.

Annual report must be completed each fiscal year. Including timeline for next fiscal year.

 


Alumni Group Benefits

2015-2016
These benefits are available each fiscal year (July 1- June 30).
Alumni Group Benefits (PDF)

 

Chapter

Network

Contact

Sponsorship

Sponsorship money is available between $1- $1000.

Sponsorship money is available between $1- $250.

 

Data Request (alumni lists)

Up to four (4) data requests available each year.

Up to two (2) data requests available each year.

 

iModule Email  Communications

Maximum of 12 email communications created and sent through alumni office email system.

Maximum six (6) email communications created and sent through alumni office email system.

 

Design / Graphics

Maximum of four (4) requests for design support for an event, signage, etc.

Maximum of two (2) requests for design support for an event, signage, etc.

 

University Created and  Branded Logo

Receive chapter specific logo.

Receive network specific logo.

 

Finances

Accounts held at EMU, are able to utilize tax exempt status. Monthly account report available.

Accounts held at EMU, are able to utilize tax exempt status. Monthly account report available.

 

Social Media

Promote events, membership,  etc. via alumni office social media channels

Promote events, membership,  etc. via alumni office social media channels.

 

Website

Listed on alumni office website with contact info, social media channels and website.

Listed on alumni office website with contact info, social media channels and website.

Listed on alumni office website with contact info.

Events Calendar

Events listed on full University Event Calendar and on alumni website. Must complete online form. Unlimited number available.

Events listed on full University Event Calendar and on alumni website. Must complete online form. Unlimited number available.

 

Event Registration

Maximum of three (3) paid events can be hosted in the alumni office online store for registraion and payment. Must not have a gift component.

Maximum of three (3) free events can be hosted through the alumni office system for registration.

Maximum of one (1) paid event can be hosted in the alumni office online store for registraion and payment. Must not have a gift component.

Maximum of two (2) free events can be hosted through the alumni office system for registration.

 

Speakers/Presenters

Assist in finding professors, alumni or staff to speak/present at events/activities.

Assist in finding professors, alumni or staff to speak/present at events/activities.