Voluntary Withdrawal

Voluntary Withdrawal is the request by a member to be permanently removed from membership to accommodate the wishes of a member who, any time after initiation, experiences a change in belief systems or experiences extreme and permanent hardship.

Requirements & Procedures:

  • The applicant must be in good standing with the chapter as defined in Bylaws and may not have any outstanding financial obligations to either the chapter or National Fraternity.
  • The applicant must complete the form in its entirety. 
  • Collegiate: The executive committee of the applicant’s chapter must approve the request by a simple majority vote and report the results, including meeting minutes, in the Hub within 14 days of receipt. If the executive committee approves the application, the application is forwarded to the applicant’s Central Office Staff and Executive Director who must review and vote on the application within 14 days of receipt. 
  • Alumni: The applicant’s Central Office Staff and Executive Director must approve the request within 14 days of receipt.
  • Upon receipt, the Central Office will notify the requester and chapter (if applicable) of the final decision. 

One approved, there is no eligibility for reinstatement.