Upcoming Due Dates
March 31
Excellence in
Advising Award
Nominate your chapter advisor today to be honored at the national conference.
March 12
Worried about your chapter's financial status at the end of the year? Attend this 30 minute webinar at 2 p.m. Eastern to get tips on how to pay your annual fee and travel cost for your conference delegate.

March 15-21
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 Leader ship Conference registration opens
Registration for the 2020 national conference opens March 15. All members should consider taking advantage of national training! 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 your chapter. Attend the treasurer's webinar for more information.
April 1
Mortar Board Forum
Communication officers, we want to share what your chapter is doing.  Submit an image and story online .

April 15
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
New National Council Student Representative

Appointed by the National Council to fill the unexpired term of student representative at-large Sofia Miranda-Fred is Brendan Wall, president of the Red Tassel chapter at Illinois State University. Brendan was president and a co-founder of Students Ending Rape Culture and a student senator. He is a biochemistry major doing undergrad research on Alzheimer’s and volunteering at the Community Cancer Center. Brendan will graduate in May and plans to work on a Ph.D. in biochemistry.

He joins second-year student rep Matthew Crane (University of Southern California, 2018), who is in med school at John Hopkins.
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 15-21! 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 on or before March 15 receive FREE shipping.