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Membership in a student chapter provides a valuable experience for ACFE student members. Existing Student chapters include:
AL – University of Alabama-Birmingham Student Chapter
AL - Birmingham Southern University Student Chapter
AL - University of Alabama Student Chapter
AL – Troy University Student Chapter
AZ - Arizona State University Student Chapter
AZ - Northern Arizona University Student Chapter
CA - California State University Fullerton Student Chapter
DC - American University Student Chapter
GA - Columbus State University Student Chapter
GA - Georgia Southern University Student Chapter
ID - Boise State University Student Chapter
IL - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Student Chapter
KS - Fort Hays State University Student Chapter
KS - Pittsburg State University Student Chapter
MD - Stevenson University Student Chapter
MO - University of Missouri Student Chapter
NC - DeVry University Student Chapter
NM – University of New Mexico Student Chapter
NJ – New Jersey City College Student Chapter
NY - John Jay College Student Chapter
NY – Mount Saint Mary College Student Chapter
NY - Utica College Student Chapter
PA - Bloomsburg University Student Chapter
PA - Delaware Valley College Student Chapter
PA - Widener University Student Chapter
TX - Sam Houston State University Student Chapter
TX - University of Houston – Clear Lake Student Chapter
TX – University of Houston Student Chapter
TX – University of Texas at Dallas Student Chapter
TX – University of Texas at El Paso Student Chapter
Turkey – Trakya University Student Chapter
VA - Old Dominion University Student Chapter
If your school does not already have a student chapter of the ACFE, why not start one? Student chapters can provide ACFE student members with:
A link to others in your field, who are affiliated with your institution.
A vehicle for organizing job fairs and career days.
An opportunity to host speakers for your meetings, take tours, and manage a number of other events.
Assistance from the ACFE.
Employment services through the ACFE Career Center.
Opportunities to make valuable contacts with future employers.
Steps to Charter a Student Chapter:
Nominate a faculty advisor and get his/her consent to serve in this capacity.
Follow university guidelines for establishing a student chapter. Generally, universities will require the chapter to submit student chapter bylaws.
Assemble a minimum of eight students who meet the basic membership requirements. Appoint/choose positions to match the necessary board positions: president, vice president (usually oversees membership), secretary, treasurer. You may also want to include a vice president of programming. Programming is highly important and will drive the success of the chapter.
Schedule the first meeting where students can sign up. The ACFE can supply applications and promotional literature for the first meeting.
To complete the charter requirements, gather together the following elements, along with the necessary student membership fees and mail to association headquarters. Once these materials have been received, you will be notified that your school has fulfilled all necessary requirements and that a chapter has been chartered.
Student Chapter Charter Application
Sample Student Chapter Bylaws
College or University catalog
List of proposed programs
Campus approval (written document)
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