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Student Chapter Resources/Benefits

The following benefits are available to all types of ACM Student Chapters; they include –

  • Administrative Interface - allowing you to manage your chapter’s member roster, update your chapter’s contact information, and much more!
  • Chapter Web Tools – ACM offers Chapters the following web tools – Website hosting, wikis and blogs; for more information please go to: http://www.acm.org/chapters/student-chapter-web-tools
  • Local Activities Calendar – Let Chapter Members, ACM Members, and other computing professionals, know about your upcoming events: http://campus.acm.org/public/chapters_conf_cal/index.cfm
  •  Chapter Member Locator -  If a group of Chapter organizers do not have enough members (10 in total are needed), ACM will send a message to a selected group of ACM members that might be interested in helping to start the Chapter; please let us know if you are interested in this service: local_activities@acm.org.
  • ACM Distinguished Speakers Program – A major benefit of having a Student Chapter is access to the ACM Distinguished Speaker Program. This is one of the premier technology outreach programs in the computing industry.  The ACM DSP has over 250 lectures from nearly 100 different speakers! http://www.dsp.acm.org/
  •  UPE/ACM Student Chapter Scholarship Award - Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the Honorary Computer Science Society, and ACM encourage academic excellence for students in the computing discipline. UPE initiated this award with ACM to raise the importance of academic achievement and professional commitment in our future computer professionals. Up to two awards of $1,000 each are given from UPE each year to competition winners. Winners also receive a certificate of commendation.
  • ACM Student Chapter Excellence Program - This program recognizes outstanding ACM student chapters in several categories. Chapters that display considerable initiative during the academic year are encouraged to apply. http://www.acm.org/chapters/students/essay-contest/essay_contest-toc
  • Collateral Materials/Promotional Materials -  ACM can provide Chapters with materials for Chapter events:   http://campus.acm.org/public/profqj/promotional_materials.cfm