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COLLEGE LEAP CHAPTER

WHAT IS LEAP CHAPTER

College Leap Chapters are student clubs at community colleges to provide transfer-related resources and information to students on the campus level. All College Leap chapters should be considered as  "Premium Transfer Clubs"  on campus

Here are four main components of a College Leap chapter: 

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Chapter Leaders/Committee

3-10 student leaders to manage and operate a chapter; 

Committees are set up under the chapter leaders

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Chapter Advisors

One full-time faculty member or staff to serve as advisor 

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Chapter Projects

Programs and events organized by chapter leaders and are open & free to all students on campus

Chapters will promote College Leap projects to their members and communities

College Leap Projects

BENEFITS

Having a College Leap chapter means: ​

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Administrators
  • A pool of online student activity resources and information

  • The higher transfer and student success rate

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Enrolled Students
  • Access to resources to improve transfer profile

  • An online community to receive support and information

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Club Leaders
  • Leadership positions with mentorship and guidance

  • An exclusive community for all chapter leaders

CHAPTER ESTABLISHMENT 

How to bring a College Leap chapter to your college

Start a New Chapter

Step 1: Find two other chapter leaders and an advisor; 

Step 2: Preparing your bylaws/constitution; 

Step 3: Fill out the Chapter Application Form

Step 4: Chapter activation/reaction;

Step 5: Welcome to the College Leap family

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Affiliate an existing chapter

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Step 1: Check Affiliation Criteria

Step 2: Preparing your bylaws/constitution; 

Step 3: Fill out the Chapter Application Form

Step 4: Chapter activation/reaction;

Step 5: Welcome to the College Leap family

CHAPTER TIMETABLE

What are the main tasks for a chapter during a semester

Pre-/start of a semester

During Semester

End of a Semester

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  • Chapter activation: Each semester/quarter, your club needs to be activated/reactivated
     

  • Kick-off meeting: your chapter will meet with College Leap national office to discuss your semester plan

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  • Monthly chapter progress report
     

  • Monthly Chapter Representatives’ Council Meeting: one representative from you chapter will attend the meeting with leaders from other chapters;

  • Wrap-up meeting: your chapter will meet with College Leap national office to wrap up your semester. 
     

  • Certificates for leaders who stay with the chapter for at least a year

CHAPTER HOMEPAGE

Each chapter will have its own page on the College Leap website, you can access the following chapters' pages by clicking on their logos

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CHAPTER GUIDEBOOK

For more details, you can always refer to this guidebook

Content Includes

-- College Leap Intro

-- Start a Chapter

-- Chapter Projects

-- Meetings

-- Chapter Activities

-- Recognition & Awards

CHAPTER PROJECT SAMPLES

Some of the successful chapter projects in the past

Campus Resource Guidebook (Link)

Transfer School Guide (Link)

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2019-20​ Academic Year

Two guidebooks to collect information about on-campus resources and transfer schools 

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Alumni Seminars  (Link)

Linkedin Workshops (Link)

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2019-20​ Academic Year

Seminars and workshops to invite IVC alumni at 4-year universities back to share their experiences. 

Majornator  (Link)

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2019-20​ Academic Year

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A sequence of workshops to introduce different majors and their career paths to students

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Career & Internship Preparation Seminars  (Link)

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2019-20​ Academic Year

A four-session series to prepare community college students for internship interviews and other career opportunities. 

CONTACT US

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