Operating Your Chapter



  • Invite all eligible students and faculty through the CMS.
  • Get other faculty and staff involved and aware of BGS.
  • Host an in-person or virtual recognition ceremony. When possible, invite families and friends to join. Recognition ceremonies are not meant to be closed door.
  • Send follow-up emails or notes to those invited who have not yet responded; ask if they have any questions about membership.
  • Get to know the Chapter Advisor Council (CAC) and join them during their global meetings when possible. This is chance to ask questions, get up to date information, and network with other chapter contacts.
  • Consider naming a Chapter Honoree annually
  • Have BGS student members vote for and select a Professor of the Year
    • A Professor of the Year medallion can be purchased through the CMS and the Order Supplies tab
  • Complete the Collegiate Chapter Training available on demand.
  • Send students to the BGS Global Leadership Summit.
  • Participate in and submit your BGS Gives Back
  • Sign your chapter up for the Ethical Leadership Certification.
  • Create a chapter social media account and interact with BGS HQ accounts.
  • Plan out your year with a goal to achieve one of the Honor Roll
  • Be on the look out for emails from BGS HQ including Chapters Notes. This email, sent 4-5 times a year, will help your chapter stay informed.
  • If you have any questions, contact your chapter manager directly or through chapters@betagammasigma.org