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2024 Ritual Academy

August 2 - August 4

Ritual Academy provides initiated collegiate brothers and alumni with the experience of learning about the Ritual of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and its application in both chapter and individual life. This weekend event provides attendees with knowledge of the application, history, and use of our Ritual in daily life and chapter settings.

This event takes place at the Levere Memorial Temple in Evanston, Illinois. Local accommodations at double occupancy are included for Friday and Saturday nights.

Mission and Outcomes

Ritual Academy educates brothers on the Ritual of Sigma Alpha Epsilon through four areas: knowledge, execution, education, and accountability.

By attending the Ritual Academy, members will:

  • Attain a basic knowledge of the Ritual through discussion and presentation by trained facilitators.
  • Learn the best methods of execution and applications of the Ritual within your chapter, ceremony, and life by practice, discussion, and observation.
  • Learn methods to educate members on the Ritual passed to them to other members.
  • Learn how the Ritual should be used to maintain accountability within the chapter.

Ritual Academy provides initiated collegiate brothers and alumni with the experience of learning about the Ritual of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and its application in both chapter and individual life. This weekend event provides attendees with knowledge of the application, history, and use of our Ritual in daily life and chapter settings.

This event takes place at the Levere Memorial Temple in Evanston, Illinois. Local accommodations at double occupancy are included for Friday and Saturday nights.


SCHEDULE

Start Date & Time: Friday, August 2 at 5:00 PM Central Time

End Date & Time: Sunday, August 4 at 11:00 AM Central Time

CLICK HERE to view the tentative event schedule.


REGISTRATION

COSTS

Registration covers the event, all meals, and lodging for Friday and Saturday. Travel to and from the event is not included.

Collegian Registration: $25*

Alumnus Registration: $300

*Special funding has been approved by the Supreme Council to subsidize the cost of collegian registration. Should you register and not attend (without canceling by July 8, 2024), you will be charged the full registration amount of $300

DEADLINES

Registration for all attendees is available through The SAE Portal. Registration will close Monday, July 8, 2024, at 11:59 PM Pacific.

CANCELLATIONS & SUBSTITUTIONS

If you need to cancel your registration, log in to The SAE Portal and submit a change request. Cancellations may be submitted until 11:59 PM PT on July 8. After July 8, refunds will not be issued for cancellations.

NO SHOW FEE

If you register and do not attend Ritual Academy, you will be charged the full amount for the event, meals, and lodging ($300).


REGISTRATION TERMS

By registering for this event, you hereby acknowledge that you have read all of the following terms and conditions and agree to them:

ATTENDANCE

Attendance for the entire program — from start to finish — is required for successful graduation. Departing early from the program for any reason may result in failure to graduate.

Attendees are responsible for their own travel to and from Evanston.

If you plan to fly, you should book a flight that lands in Chicago on Friday (8/2) no later than 4:00 PM Central and leaves on Sunday (8/4) no sooner than 2:00 PM Central so you do not miss any of the program.

DRESS CODE

Attire for Ritual Academy is pin attire. Plan to wear a coat and tie and your SAE badge.

CODE OF CONDUCT

As an attendee of our program, you will be asked to agree to the following terms, which help designate us as true gentlemen and leaders:

  1. I do hereby agree to adhere to the following Code of Conduct while I am an attendee of Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s Ritual Academy. My conduct will at all times be a reflection of “The True Gentleman.”
  2. I will not violate the laws of the land, the regulations of my university/college, or the Fraternity Laws and health-and-safety policies of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. If I fail in any way to follow this Code of Conduct, I fully understand that the Eminent Supreme Recorder or his designee has the right to remove me from the program immediately. I also understand that if this occurs, my membership in Sigma Alpha Epsilon may be terminated.
  3. As a gentleman, I understand that some t-shirt slogans or pictures can be vulgar or tasteless. I will refrain from wearing such a shirt while a part of the Ritual Academy. If I have a question as to the acceptability of my shirt, I will ask a staff or faculty member for guidance. I realize that this type of dress reflects the image of Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
  4. I further agree that I shall continue to abide by the Scope of Association, which I signed upon claiming my sae.net account. I understand that my poor attendance at general sessions, seminars, or meetings or my conduct may warrant my failing the Ritual Academy and not being awarded a diploma.
  5. I understand and acknowledge that attendance at the entire program — from start to finish — is required for successful graduation. Departing early from the program for any reason may result in my failure to graduate from the program.
  6. Additionally, I understand that if my actions cause injury to someone or something, I will indemnify and hold Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and Foundation harmless from any claims arising from my actions.

QUESTIONS

If you have additional questions, please contact the Education Department at education@sae.net.

Details

Start:
August 2
End:
August 4
Event Category:

Venue

Evanston IL