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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 2020 ALPHA Standards of Excellence:

Chapters should download the 2020 ALPHA Standards of Excellence Rubric for detailed instructions on the submission process for this ALPHA Standards year. 

Important Resources:
2020 ALPHA Standards of Excellence Rubric
ALPHA Standards of Excellence Guidelines

Required Templates:

Within this section you will find all templates required to successfully submit the 2020 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.

Spring 2020 Templates

Spring 2020 Chapter Information Form and Roster Template
     -Due at 9:00am the first Monday of the spring semester

Spring 2020 New Member Roster Template
     -Due within 48 hours of bid acceptance

Spring 2020 New Member Anti-Hazing Compliance
     -Due within 48 hours of bid acceptance

Spring 2020 Community Service Tracking Template
     -Due at 5:00pm on the last day of finals of the spring semester

Fall 2020 Templates

Fall 2020 Chapter Information Form and Roster Template
     -Due at 9:00am the first Monday of the fall semester


Fall 2020 New Member Roster Template
     -Due within 48 hours of bid acceptance


Fall 2020 New Member Anti-Hazing Compliance
     -Due within 48 hours of bid acceptance


Fall 2020 Community Service Tracking Template
     -Due at 12:00pm the first Friday of December

Additional Templates to be Used Throughout the Year

2020 Educational Workshop Template
     -Used for points 10-14

2020 New Member Summit Attendance Template
     -Submit once per ALPHA Standards year

2020 Philanthropy Tracking Template
     -Submit once per ALPHA Standards year

2020 Chapter Officer Report Template
     -Due 72 hours after elections

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