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FAQs for the Transformational Leader Program

  • For Undergraduates
  • For Parents
  • For Alumni

Q: Am I required to complete all of the Transformational Leader Program courses in order to become a full member of Sigma Chi?

A: No, you are not required to complete all of the courses in order to become a full member. Certain courses, such as the Preparation for Brotherhood pledge education program, are required of new members, but others are elective.

Q: How do I sign up for Transformational Leader Program courses? 

A: All new Sigma Chi members receive login credentials for Sigma Chi Online, the Fraternity’s learning management system, when they join the chapter at their school. Each Sigma Chi member can begin available Transformational Leader Program courses by enrolling in them through Sigma Chi Online.

Q: Can I pick and choose which Transformational Leader Program courses I take, or am I required to complete all of them?

A: Yes, you can pick and choose which Transformational Leader Program courses that you take. Certain programs, such as the Preparation for Brotherhood pledge education program, are required of new members but others are elective.

Q: Is there a deadline for when I need to complete my Transformational Leader Program courses?

A: No, there is no deadline to complete Transformational Leader Program courses. All of the courses are available online and are offered in a hybrid format. Many of them can be completed at a student’s own pace.

Q: How does this help me outside of the classroom?

A: Transformational Leader Program courses are designed to help students excel in and outside of the classroom. The goal of each course is to help graduates acquire a unique set of leadership competencies that are essential to success in the modern workforce.

Q: Is there an added cost for me to participate in Transformational Leader Program courses?

A: No, there is no cost to Sigma Chi members for participating in Transformational Leader Program courses. The cost of attendance is generously funded by Fraternity alumni and the Sigma Chi Foundation.

Q: Once I’ve completed a certificate program, how do I transfer credit hours from it to my college or university these programs?

A: All participants will receive a transcript from Sigma Chi Leadership Institute upon completing their program successfully. Students should then consult with their college or university regarding the school’s minimum requirements for transfer credit eligibility.

Q: Do other Greek-letter organizations have programs like The Transformational Leader Program?

A: At this time, Sigma Chi International Fraternity is the only Greek-letter organization to offer accredited leadership programming to its members from an institution that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Q: How does my son get involved in these programs?

A: Upon joining Sigma Chi, your son receives access to Sigma Chi Online, which is the Fraternity’s learning management system. He can then enroll in available Transformational Leader programs through Sigma Chi Online.

Q: Is there an added cost for my son to participate in these programs?

A: No, there is no cost for Sigma Chi members to participate in Transformational Leader Program courses. The cost of attendance is generously funded by Fraternity alumni and the Sigma Chi Foundation.

Q: Will my son receive college credit hours for completing Sigma Chi Leadership Institute certificate programs?

A: Once your son completes his certificate programs he will receive a transcript from Sigma Chi Leadership Institute, which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. He should then consult with his college or university regarding the school’s minimum requirements for transfer credit eligibility.

Q: Do other Greek-letter organizations offer programs like the Transformational Leader Program?

A: At this time, Sigma Chi International Fraternity is the only Greek-letter organization to offer accredited leadership programming to its members from an institution that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Q: Will my son be able to utilize these resources after graduating?

A: Yes, your son will be able to utilize these resources after graduating.

Q: Are alumni able to participate in these programs?

A: Alumni are unable to participate in Transformational Leader Program courses at this time; however, Sigma Chi intends to make many of the programs available to alumni in the near future.

Q: Is there an added cost to participate in Transformational Leader Program courses?

A: No, there is no cost to Sigma Chi members for participating in Transformational Leader Program courses. The cost of attendance is generously funded by Fraternity alumni and the Sigma Chi Foundation.

Q: Is there a limitation on how long participants have to complete each program?

A: No, there is no deadline to complete Transformational Leader Program courses. All of the courses are available online and are offered in a hybrid format. Many of them can be completed at a student’s own pace.

Q: How can I get involved and help a chapter near me?

A: Alumni who wish to get involved with facilitating Transformational Leader Program courses are encouraged to contact Sigma Chi Leadership Institute for more information regarding upcoming training opportunities.

Q: Are there any volunteer facilitator opportunities?   

A: Yes, there are volunteer facilitator opportunities for Fraternity alumni. Interested alumni are encouraged to contact Sigma Chi Leadership Institute for more information regarding upcoming training opportunities.