Upcoming Due Dates
March 15
Excellence in
Advising Award
Nominate your chapter advisor today! This given annually at the National Conference to advisors who have been nominated by their chapters and then selected.

March 11-15
Advisor Appreciation Week is the annual national celebration of Mortar Board’s chapter advisors! Recognize the hard work and dedication of your advisors.

March 15
National Conference registration opens
Registration for the 2019 national conference opens March 15. All delegates must be registered on or before May 15! Read more about the conference on our website .

March 15
Travel Stipend Application opens
For a chapter with undue hardship to pay for travel, there is a finite amount of stipend money available; there is no guarantee of support. Stipends are available for the delegate from you chapter.

April 1
Mortar Board Forum
Communication officers, we want to share what your chapter is doing.  Submit an image and story online .

April 30
Starlington Fund, offers the chance to recognize extraordinary collegiate members. Any member of the chapter may be nominated for this honor.
Thinking Ahead
New Officer Report
Chapter Annual Report
Financial Report
Advisor Report
Historian Report
Chapter Perch Projects

Purdue University's Barbara Cook chapter drew in 156 undergraduate students with their Annual Mortar Board Leadership Conference. Conference-goers attended workshops on personal branding and leadership.
Forum chapter at Texas Tech University hosted a fundraiser where students could enter a raffle and, upon winning, be “ President for a Day .” Theo Winter was this year’s winner, she spent the day living in the president’s shoes, going to meetings and seeing what President Lawrence Shovanec to run the university.
Good advisors and a solid advising team are critical to the success of a Mortar Board chapter. Recognize the hard work and dedication of your advisors during Advisor Appreciation Week, March 11-15! What can your chapter do to show your appreciation?

  • Nominate an advisor for an Excellence in Advising Award
  • Honor your advisor or advisory team at a public event or ceremony
  • Submit a petition for honorary membership for longstanding advisors who are not already members
  • Visit your advisor's office to show your thanks with a gift of donuts or ice cream for everyone in their office suite
  • Nominate your advisor for a relevant campus award or recgonition
  • Order a memento for your advisor from the Mortar Board Store


Chapters that order regalia as a group in a bulk order before March 15 receive FREE shipping.