ALPHA Standards of Excellence

The purpose of the ALPHA Standards of Excellence Program is to enhance the values, beliefs and practices of Fraternity and Sorority Life at Columbia University and recognize the accomplishments of outstanding chapters. By encouraging academic success, leadership development, philanthropy, community service and chapter management, Residential Life-Fraternity & Sorority Life seeks to reward chapters who exemplify excellence and continuously work towards making a positive impact on campus and the surrounding community while fulfilling the mission and vision of their respective organizations.

How to submit 2023 ALPHA Standards of Excellence:

Chapters should download the 2023 ALPHA Standards of Excellence Checklist for detailed instructions on the submission process for this ALPHA Standards year. 

Important Resources

2023 ALPHA Standards of Excellence Checklist
ALPHA Standards of Excellence Guidelines

Required Templates

Within this section you will find all templates required to successfully submit the 2023 ALPHA Standards of Excellence.  All templates must be filled out within Microsoft Excel and returned as Microsoft Excel files with the exception of the New Member Anti-Hazing Compliance Form.

2023 Educational Workshop Template
     -Used for all Educational Workshop requirements. Due December 11, 2023.

2023 Chapter Officer Report Template
     -Due 72 hours after elections

2023 Philanthropy Tracking Template
     -Due December 11, 2023

Spring 2023 Templates

Spring 2023 Chapter Roster Template
     -Due at 9:00am the first Monday of the fall semester

Spring 2023 New Member Roster Template
     -Due within 48 hours of bid acceptance

Spring 2023 New Member Anti-Hazing Compliance
     -Due within 48 hours of bid acceptance

Spring 2023 Community Service Tracking Template
     -Due May 1, 2023

Fall 2023 Templates [coming soon]

Fall 2023 templates will be published closer to the start of the fall semester.

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