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Dean’s Chapter of Excellence (DCE)              

$500 is awarded to your chapter each year it completes the DCE requirements 


DCE Requirements 

Additional Gold Chapter of Excellence requirements listed in bold and italics below


1. Have an executive committee of at least 3 members and hold regular meetings

  1. Chapter President (required) 
  2. Chapter President-elect
  3. VP of Chapter Communications
  4. Treasurer/Secretary 

Gold: Have an Advisory Board and hold at least 1 meeting annually


2. Hold 4 events in any of the categories below:

Gold: Hold at least 6 events in any of the categories below:

       a. Moral and Ethical Leadership Focus

An event with the focus of moral and ethical leadership. This could include a speaker with industry expertise or a service project promoting the values of ethical leadership.

Ex. SLC Moral and Ethical Leadership Conference or Ivory Coast hospital service project


       b. Professional Networking/Career Advancement for BYUMS Members

An event focused on the development of the members of your chapter by allowing them opportunities to professionally network or by giving training for career advancement.

       Ex. Boston’s monthly speaker series or Seattle’s Amazon lunches


       c. Mentor Students and/or Young Professionals

An event or initiative focused on mentoring current or future college students. This also includes young professionals in your chapter.

       Ex. Colorado Springs’ mentoring initiatives; Dallas’ Welcome to Dallas Y’all


       d. Student Scholarships

An event designed to raise or award scholarship monies or to highlight recipients. This could include annual galas or banquets or smaller luncheons and campaigns designed to raise funds.

       Ex. Washington D.C.’s Annual Gala or Prescott’s Annual Fun Run


 3. Keep your member list updated on your chapter website


4. Keep your chapter leaders list updated on your chapter website under “team”


5. Report regularly to your Regional Director


6. Submit annual financial reports 


*Application is due by December 31, 2021. Please click the link below to access the application.

Application Link 


If you would like to download or print off a checklist to track your progress during the year before submitting the application, click one of the links below.


If you prefer a hard copy, click the link below. Click “Download” in the top right corner. Print the PDF.

Printable Checklist


If you prefer an Excel Spreadsheet, click the link below. Click “Download” in the top right corner. Save it to your computer.

Excel Checklist


If you are accustomed to using Google Drive, you are welcome to use the following Google Spreadsheet Checklist. Click on the link below. Click on the “File” tab in the top left corner. Click on “Make a copy.” Name the checklist. Select the folder you would like it to be a part of. Click the green “OK” button. 

Google Spreadsheet Checklist



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