chapter Resources

Volunteer Appreciation

Use the tips and resources on this page to spark your conversations and make it easier to engage throughout National Volunteer Month.

The Official Officer Transition Guide

Each officer transition process is vital to pass on officer roles and expectations, pertinent information and ensure the future success of the group.

Official Guide to Crisis Communication

While the likelihood of a serious event happening is small, being prepared will help you keep calm in pressure situations.

Chapter Anniversary Best Practices

Anniversaries

Every chapter across TKE Nation marks and celebrates their own history, as well as the shared history of Tau Kappa Epsilon.

The Official Guide for Candidate Education

In this Guide, you will find important information about how to conduct an effective Candidate Education Program.

The Official Guide for Chapter Meetings

In this guide you will find information on how to correctly organize and execute your chapter and officer meetings.

Founders' Day Address

A Founders' Day message from your Grand Prytanis.

Provinces

Curious which chapters fall into which provinces? This page outlines provinces for every active chapter and colony in TKE Nation.

A Chapter & Colony Guide to Social Media

We live in a social world, it's time to embrace it. Learn how you can utilize Facebook, Twitter & Instagram to support your chapter & colony efforts.

Our Partnership with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity is committed to fulfilling Frater Danny Thomas' dream that "No child should die in the dawn of life."

Fraternal Levels of Achievement Certificates

TKE - FRATERNAL LEVELS OF ACHIEVEMENT CERTIFICATES. Downloads are available.

The Official TKE Recruitment Guide

Tau Kappa Epsilon's Official Recruitment Guide will guide your chapter or colony toward a successful recruitment program.

Missing St. Jude Dollars

Chapters and colonies on the list below have reported more dollars on the TKE Module than what St. Jude has received.

Order Recruitment Supplies

Claim your chapter's or colony's free recruitment kit once each semester.

Chapter Websites

TKE provides free websites for every chapter/colony in TKE nation.

Year at a Glance

The Offices of the Grand Chapter is dedicated toward making major dates and deadlines for each academic year as simple and transparent as possible.

Branding & Standards

Tau Kappa Epsilon has a set standard for the use of images, logos, taglines and more. Click here to learn more about TKE's branding standards.

Chapter, Top Teke, Top TKE Recruiter Awards

The Offices of the Grand Chapter is now accepting applications for Chapter Annual Awards, Top TEKE Individual and Top TKE Recruiter.

Declaration of Principles

Tau Kappa Epsilon - National Founder William Wilson, during the winter months of 1907-1908, wrote the Declaration of Principles.

Opportunity Out of Defeat

Opportunity Out of Defeat-Wallace McCauley delivers this address on Saturday, October 19, 1907, at the annual initiation banquet of the Fraternity.

Shop

Get your official Tau Kappa Epsilon apparel and even take care of your chapter orders at TKEStore.com.

Committees

TKE Committees - Committees allow for a more efficiently operated chapter and can help officers delegate responsibility.

Ritual & Ritual Equipment

Ritual & Ritual Equipment-Silver Books: The Silver Book is a private document that contains the rituals of our Fraternity.

Fee Structure & Finances

Learn more about Tau Kappa Epsilon's fee structure, ways to save, and frequently asked questions.

Service and Philanthropic Organizations

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, The Alzheimer's Association, just to name a few Tau Kappa Epsilon's Service and Philanthropic Organizations.

The Black Book

The Bylaws and Constitution of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity

Parliamentary Procedure

Tau Kappa Epsilon-The International Constitution and Bylaws requires that all meetings of the Grand Chapter be governed by parliamentary procedure.

Minimum Standards for Chapters

Minimum Standards for Chapters - Being a Teke stands for being a part of a brotherhood where men of character - regardless of their background

Membership Quality Board

Membership Quality Board-the chapter committee that ensures each Frater continually meets the minimum standards for membership in Tau Kappa Epsilon.

How To Use The TKE Chapter Module

TKE - How To Use The TKE Chapter Module. The information pertained on this webpage will assist and guide you through the Chapter Module.

Duties and Obligations of Collegiate Officers & Key Committee Chairman

Duties and Obligations of Collegiate Officers & Key Committee Chairman

Fraternity Organizational Structure

In TKE, our organizational structure is designed to support our collegiate chapters. Understanding the structure of TKE is vital for you.

Effective Leadership as Prytanis

Understand effective leadership. The Prytanis is the number one man of his Chapter. His thoughts, attitudes, and behavior set the tone for the Chapter

Correcting Chapter Apathy

Correcting Chapter Apathy-Motivate your Fraters: Emphasize the benefits and satisfactions they will gain, not the benefits to you or the organization.

Effective Meetings

Holding Effective Meetings - All productive meetings begin in the same way: planning. Lack of preparation is the main reason why meetings fail.

Utilizing Campus Resources

Utilize Campus Resources to the Fullest - Student Activities: Usually located in a highly visible location, such as the Student Union Building.

Delegating Responsibility

Delegating responsibility to other people in your organization can have positive outcomes for you, your members, and your group.

Risk Management

TKE - Our risk management guidelines are designed to help reduce risks, realizing that risk cannot be eliminated; it has to be managed and controlled.

Communication

TKE publishes a quarterly magazine called THE TEKE Magazine, and sends regular electronic newsletters to chapter officers and TKE volunteer.

chapter resources News

Last 12 Months

The TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E17 | Ft. Dr. Richard Halgin

    By Garrett T. / May 12, 2021

Dr. Halgin is a professor emeritus of psychology, counsels athletes/teams & recently became the Epsilon-Delta Chapter Advisor.

2021-2022 Fee Structure Announcement

    By Alexander B. / May 6, 2021

The Offices of the Grand Chapter is pleased to announce the 2021-2022 Fee Structure for Tau Kappa Epsilon unanimously approved by the Grand Council.

THE TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E16 | Ft. Andrew Hughes

    By Garrett T. / May 5, 2021

Join us for a very special episode interviewing Frater Andrew Hughes from Mount Everest Base Camp!

2021 Annual Reports & Awards Applications Due May 15

    By Garrett T. / May 3, 2021

As the school year comes to a close, don't forget that Annual Reports and Excellence Awards applications are due May 15.

The TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E15 | Ft A.J. Eckstein & Henry Gao

    By Garrett T. / April 29, 2021

Wonder why only a few people get past the final round interview and land the job? They'll tell you how. We'll will tell you why you should listen.

National Volunteer Month - Recognizing Benchmark Years of Service

    By Garrett T. / April 20, 2021

Join the Offices of the Grand Chapter in thanking the volunteers who are celebrating a benchmark year of service this year

The TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E9 | Heather Green; Chapter Advisor

    By Garrett T. / March 17, 2021

This week we talk with Heather Green. She is the Chapter Advisor for the Pi-Theta Chapter at the University of Texas-San Antonio.

Leadership Academy Applications Due March 15

    By Garrett T. / March 3, 2021

Any collegiate member of TKE Fraternity in good standing is eligible and encouraged to apply for this premier leadership opportunity.

The TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E7 | Ft. Joe Santangelo;VaynerMedia

    By Garrett T. / March 3, 2021

Frater Joe Santangelo shares what it has been like to work for one of the TKE HQ team's favorite entrepreneurs, Gary Vaynerchuk.

The TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E6 | Ft. Jed Collins; Your Money Vehicle

    By Garrett T. / February 24, 2021

We talked to former NFL fullback Jed Collins about everything from finances to NFL Insider Stories and leadership, Don't miss this episode!

The TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E5 | Ft. Tyler M. Salley; Black History Month

    By Garrett T. / February 17, 2021

Frater Tyler M. Salley (Mu-Upsilon, Illinois State) is a member of the DEI Committee and joins us this episode as we discuss Black History Month.

TKE Foundation Offers Over $100,000 in Scholarships

    By Rachel S. / February 4, 2021

Applications for 2020-2021 TKE Foundation Grand Chapter scholarships are due March 15. Apply at TKE.org/Scholarships.

TKE Pride Scholarship Established

    By Rachel S. / January 28, 2021

The TKE Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of a new scholarship supporting the experiences of gay, bisexual and transgender TKE members.

The TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E2 | Ft. Phired Up Vice President Woody Woodcock

    By Garrett T. / January 27, 2021

Where Zach is still in Florida, Swenson's Tag skills are unassailable and Donnie waxes philosophical on golf. Subscribe, like, share, comment.

TKE HQ Staircase and CEO Office Named After Beta-Sigma Tekes

    By Rachel S. / January 25, 2021

Frater Bohline shared regarding the naming opportunity, "It's an honor to support the undergraduate members of our Fraternity when it is needed most."

TKE Foundation Scholarship Recognizes Frater Tommy Miles

    By Rachel S. / January 22, 2021

"His love of TKE and what it stood for never wavered, I think he would be very proud to know that his scholarship will help fellow Tekes with school."

Registration open for Virtual RLC 2021

    By Garrett T. / January 4, 2021

Check out the full Regional Leadership Conference Schedule and get registered today!

The TKE Nation Podcast: Ep41 - 2020 Lessons Learned with the Collegiate Advisory Committee - The Esteem Discussion Series

    By Garrett T. / December 8, 2020

As we near the end of 2020 and this discussion series, Alex Swenson and select members of the CAC discuss the lessons learned and future plans.

Virtual RLC 2021 Schedule Preview

    By Garrett T. / December 3, 2020

We are proud to share that your RLC registration cost is already included as part of your Annual Membership Fees for your chapter or colony.

eCompliance and Alcohol Education

    By Joseph K. / October 23, 2020

Stay safe this semester by following the eCompliance guidelines. Complete yours today.

The TKE Nation Podcast: Ep36 - Alumni Endowed Scholarships with Roger Underwood

    By Garrett T. / October 14, 2020

Roger Underwood shares Epsilon's tips for fundraising to create alumni endowed scholarships in the latest episode of The TKE Nation Podcast.

Risk Management Fee and IRS 990 Form-Due October 15th

    By Brett W. / October 8, 2020

Tuesday October 15th is the deadline for two important documents and bills. Make sure your group has a plan to complete them.

The TKE Nation Podcast: Ep35 - A Discussion of Values—Part 4 of the Esteem Discussion Series

    By Garrett T. / September 30, 2020

Do you ever wonder what you are supposed to do with the values that are so fundamental to TKE? Join Fraters Broadway, Catizone and Lam and find out!

CEO Appoints 2020-2021 Collegiate Advisory Committee

    By Garrett T. / September 22, 2020

Introducing Tau Kappa Epsilon's 2020-2021 Collegiate Advisory Committee.

Grand Council Announces Strategic Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Appointees

    By Alexander B. / September 21, 2020

The Grand Council is proud to announce the Strategic Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee and sub-committee appointees.

The TKE Nation Podcast: Ep34 - Connections & Conflict—Part 3 of the Esteem Discussion Series

    By Garrett T. / September 16, 2020

In this episode, Frater Greg Roskopf discusses mental health, conflict resolution, and fraternal strength with fellow Frater Dr. Gerald Opthof.

How to Navigate Risk Management Fees

    By Brett W. / September 15, 2020

You have received your 2020-2021 Risk Management Fee invoice. What now? We cover the basics to get you started in this article.

THE TEKE Magazine - Summer/Fall Issue Out Now!

    By Garrett T. / September 14, 2020

We highlight Top TKE Chapters, Top Tekes & other awards as we celebrate TKE Nation’s hardest working chapters.

The TKE Nation Podcast: Ep. 33 — Recruitment Roundtable

    By Garrett T. / September 3, 2020

If you want to know what the highest performing chapters are doing this semester, this is the episode for you!

THE TEKE Is Seeking Article Submissions

    By Garrett T. / September 1, 2020

Help us author the next chapter of TKE history. We want to share your conversations and voices for all of TKE Nation to hear.

The TKE Nation Podcast: Ep. 31 — St. Jude Semester Kickoff

    By Garrett T. / August 11, 2020

Listen now for stories from the hospital, what's new with St. Jude and a few never before seen projects our friends at St. Jude share first with TKE.

The TKE Nation Podcast: Ep. 30 — Diversity: Our Experience

    By Garrett T. / July 22, 2020

Diversity: Our Experience is part two of The Esteem Discussion series. So subscribe now and join us in listening, learning & upholding TKE values.

2020-2021 Top TKE Chapter and Excellence Awards Criteria Updated

    By Alexander B. / July 13, 2020

Today, Tau Kappa Epsilon announces updated criteria for Top TKE Chapters and Excellence Awards for 2020-2021.

The TKE Nation Podcast: Ep. 29 — Virginia Tech's St. Jude Secrets

    By Garrett T. / July 8, 2020

Listen in as Cole Conner, Chris Catizone, Paul Feghali and Piero Tosi share their tips, secrets and stories!

The TKE Nation Podcast: Ep. 28 — Pride: Our Story

    By Garrett T. / June 24, 2020

Pride: Our Experience is part one of The Esteem Discussion series. So subscribe now and join us in listening, learning & upholding TKE values.

2020 Collegiate Advisory Committee Applications Now Being Accepted

    By Garrett T. / June 23, 2020

The Offices of the Grand Chapter is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 Collegiate Advisory Committee.

Tau Kappa Epsilon Partners with Publishing Concepts (PCI) for Alumni Directory

    By Garrett T. / June 22, 2020

Tau Kappa Epsilon is proud to have partnered with Publishing Concepts (PCI) to re-connect and get updates from Fraters across TKE Nation.

Strategic Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Application Open

    By Alexander B. / June 22, 2020

Apply now to be a part of authoring the next chapter of TKE history and further realizing the founding values of Tau Kappa Epsilon.

2020-2021 Fee Structure Announcement

    By Alexander B. / May 14, 2020

The Offices of the Grand Chapter is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 Fee Structure for Tau Kappa Epsilon unanimously approved by the Grand Council.

The TKE Nation Podcast Ep 26: Jas Krdzalic: CEO of BodyBuilding.com

    By Garrett T. / May 14, 2020

In this episode, Jas shares the secrets to becoming an effective leader, and why success is ultimately all about clarity, alignment and hustle.

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