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 - University of Alabama Student Chapter
AZ - Arizona State University Student Chapter
AZ - Northern Arizona University Student Chapter
CA - California Polytechnic State University Student Chapter
CA - California State University Fullerton Student Chapter
DC - American University Student Chapter
FL - Student Chapter at the University of Central Florida
GA - Columbus State University Student Chapter
GA - Georgia Southern University Student Chapter
GA - Mercer University Student Chapter
GA - University of North Georgia
ID - Boise State University Student Chapter
IL - DePaul University Student Chapter
IL - Roosevelt University Student Chapter
IL - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Student Chapter
IN - Purdue University 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
MO - Webster University Student Chapter
NM - University of New Mexico Student Chapter
NJ - New Jersey City College Student Chapter
NY - John Jay College Student Chapter
NY - Lehman College Student Chapter
NY - Long Island University Brooklyn 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
TX - Sam Houston State University Student Chapter
TX - Texas A&M International 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
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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