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Reference-Writing Guide

The Dallas Alumnae Reference Team works hard processing over 400 references each year for Tri Delta collegiate chapters across the country. Thank you for your help in following the new instructions for digital packets this year. If you have questions, please email Kristie Staffieri at

There are two ways to electronically submit a reference for your Dallas Potental New Member.

1. Through

Log in to the national website and visit the "Write a Reference" page. Make sure you are on the Reference form, not the Referral  form.  Complete the form by filling in all areas (do not put see resume). Upload two pictures and a resume for your potential new member. There is also a place to submit a letter if so desired. Once you hit submit, your reference will be submitted to the chapter and you will get an email confirmation. Please email that confirmation to This will ensure your potential new member is on our Dallas list for her university.

2. Through

You may also submit a reference electronically by using the form on the Dallas website by logging into the Deltas Only section. Dues-paying members receive the password in their membership confirmation email. Download the form to your computer and save the file. Next, open your saved file and complete the form, saving again once finished. You can also print the form and hand write the reference and then scan upon completing.​ Email this completed reference form along with the following supporting materials to​.

  • 1 Completed Reference Form - do not put "see attached" on reference form, it must be complete.

  • 2-3 Photos

  • 1 Resume

  • Up to 2 Letters of Support from Tri Delta alumnae -  this is optional for most schools. The University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University have requested no letters of support to be sent.

In the subject line, list the name of the potential new member and her university. Please send only one email per potential new member.


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