Ideal Chapter

The Ideal Chapter Model is a reference for what a Zeta Psi chapter should strive for in the indicated areas.

  1. The ideal chapter has a clear and written process for recruitment, member education, comprehensive risk management and succession planning.
  2. The ideal chapter collects 100% of its assigned dues, protects its assets, and pays all debts within stated terms.
  3. The ideal chapter is in strict compliance with all aspects of Zeta Psi’s Risk Management Policy.
  4. The ideal chapter operates most effectively and efficiently with 40+ undergraduates.
  5. The ideal chapter consistently has a GPA higher than the All Men’s GPA on campus.
  6. The ideal chapter utilizes selective recruitment and an engaging member program which results in no more than a 5% attrition rate between prospective new members (bids signed) and initiates.
  7. The ideal chapter follows the honor campaign in all of its interactions with prospective new members.
  8. The ideal chapter has a 0% attrition rate of actives leaving the chapter before graduation.
  9. The ideal chapter graduates 100% of its undergraduates.
  10. The ideal chapter leads at least two community service endeavors each school year.
  11. The ideal chapter participates in most relevant campus activities/organizations and takes a leadership role in many.
  12. The ideal chapter lives in a house owned by the Elders and is always full.
  13. The ideal chapter embraces the Ritual of the Zeta Psi Fraternity.