Start a Chapter

Interested in starting a chapter at your school? Want to reinvigorate your chapter? Here are some resources that can help. Please contact the National Office if you have any questions or need any other help getting started!

Chapter Startup Kit- contact the National Office for a copy. This is a comprehensive guide to starting an NLG chapter. It is written for both student chapters and non-student chapters.

Student Chapter Checklist

Beyond Disorientation: An Organizing Guide for Guild Students A guide for chapters who have already hosted Disorientation events and want to be more engaged. See the Disorientation page for information on Disorientation events.

10 Things the Guild Can Do For You Recruitment Flyer 

How To Introduce New Students to the Guild

Sample Constitution (University of Minnesota NLG)

Sample Bylaws (Cardozo NLG)

Sample Bylaws (Arizona Summit NLG)

Sample Panel/Workshop Diversity Guidelines (Cardozo NLG)

Sample Budgets are available upon request from the NLG Student Organizer

Alabama Manifesto The founding document of The United People of Color Caucus of the NLG (TUPOCC)