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Chartering a Chapter, Step-by-Step

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S T E P   O N E

Offer associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, or one-year certificate programs and have administrative support for establishing a Phi Theta Kappa chapter on campus.

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S T E P   T W O

​Submit to Phi Theta Kappa Headquarters a signed copy of the Chapter Charter Petition.

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S T E P   T H R E E

Have at least one faculty or staff member of the institution serve as a chapter advisor. 

 

 

to report new advisors to PTK Headquarters.

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S T E P   F O U R

Create your chapter’s bylaws to be approved by Headquarters. View this sample chapter bylaws for help.

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S T E P   F I V E

Agree to provide an electronic file of eligible students to be loaded into member reporting software.

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S T E P   S I X

Develop a plan to distribute membership applications to all eligible students and allow students the option to complete the membership application and pay fees online.

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S T E P   S E V E N

Once you receive approval from Headquarters, host a chartering ceremony. 

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