Start an ACM-W student chapter

Get ready…

Get ready to be a part of a global community.

Learn about all the benefits and opportunities associated with being an ACM-W Chapter.

Get set…

Put together everything you’ll need to complete the application.  Here’s your list of ingredients.

  • 2 students to be the chapter’s Chair and the Vice Chair 
  • 1 Faculty Sponsor 
  • 10+ other students’ names and emails to be members 
  • 1 name for your chapter
  • 1 email address for your chapter
  • 1 mailing address (typically the address of your school and department)


You’re ready to start your chapter! Complete the application here.

  • Page 1. Your chapter name and preferred email
    • The chapter type is Student
    • The chapter sub-type is ACM-W
  • Page 2. Your 3 organizers:
    • Chair
    • Vice Chair
    • Faculty Sponsor
  • Page 3. Your mailing address
  • Page 4. Names and email addresses of the other members

And keep going!

For more information and ideas, please visit How to Create and Sustain a Women in Computing Group on Your Campus. This resource was jointly developed with the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT).

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