Maintaining Your Student Chapter Charter

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Each chapter is required to sign a charter agreement that outlines its relationship to SHRM in such areas as reporting, use of the logo and SHRM name, use of membership lists and the chapter's leg​al existence.  A copy of the signed agreement is kept in the chapter's master file at SHRM headquarters.  The chapter should keep its copy of the agreement with its other legal documents in a secure location within the university/college.

There are specific requirements to maintain an active chapter in good standing under the chapter charter.

Submit a completed Student Chapter Information Form by September 30th each year.
Reach​ and minimum of eight national student members no later than November 30th each year.

Student chapters that have been chartered but are inactive for a period of more than two years must be officially rechartered by submitting updated chapter bylaws, the Student Chapter Information Form and applications for at least eight national students.

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