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Chapter Advisors

Terms of Appointment

The Office of the Executive Director annually appoints Chapter Advisors for a one-year term lasting from September 1 through August 31.

Expectations Include:


  • Attend chapter meetings monthly or more often.
  • Attend the candidate and initiation ceremonies of the chapter, if an initiated member of Sigma Nu.
  • Review the chapter's financial data with the Treasurer on a monthly basis.
  • Meet with the campus's fraternity/sorority advisor at least once a semester to maintain a positive relationship with campus officials and discuss the chapter's status.
  • Meet with the chapter's Executive Committee monthly or more often.
  • Attend all Judicial Board meetings of the chapter.
  • Assist with the officer transition for the undergraduate and alumni chapter officers.
  • Assist with the facilitation of an annual strategic planning session.
  • Review the Risk Reduction Policy with the chapter each year.


  • Assist the Division Commander and General Fraternity staff with the development of an Alumni Advisory Board for the chapter.
  • Serve as Chairman of the Alumni Advisory Board if a separate Chairman has not been selected for the Chapter.
  • Train all new Alumni Advisory Board members.
  • Distribute Advisor correspondence from the General Fraternity Headquarters.


  • Attend either a regional or national training program for advisors when possible.
  • Ensure that the chapter submits all forms and fees to the General Fraternity that are required each semester.
  • Facilitate educational programs and workshops as requested by the chapter.
  • Assist the chapter leadership to identify facilitators for educational workshops.
  • Meet with Leadership Consultants during their visit with the chapter.

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