Chapter Requirements

To receive membership rebates and be eligible to compete in chapter contests, your student chapter must maintain its active status by meeting the following requirements. (Each chapter is reviewed in the summer after receipt of its annual report and prior to the start of the next academic year.)

Requirements for Active Status

  • Holds a Student Chapter Charter
  • Has a faculty advisor who is currently a sponsoring society member
  • Annually elects chapter officers
  • Submits an annual report no later than June 1 of the current chapter year
  • Has a minimum of 10 student members in the chapter as of the annual report OR has submitted acknowledgment that the chapter is otherwise active

Inactive Status

A chapter that does not meet the requirements after one year is considered inactive. Once inactive, the student chapter faculty advisor or department chair must:

  • Submit a written request to the Student Chapter Program Office to reactivate the chapter charter
  • Submit a copy of the chapter bylaws
  • Have a minimum of 15 student member signatures
  • Have a Chapter Officers Listing