About ACM Chapters

ACM’s Professional and Student chapters worldwide serve as hubs of activity for ACM members and the computing community at large. They provide seminars, lectures, learning forums and networking opportunities with peers and experts across the computing spectrum.

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Understanding Chapter Policies

ACM provides guidelines that direct chapters toward effective, efficient operation and accountability. Find out how to assure your chapter’s success as a forum for discussion, debate and dialogue on computing issues, impacts and opportunities.

Chapter Management Toolkit

ACM offers resources to recruit members, manage finances, organize meetings and events, schedule speakers, guide member outreach and communications, recognize service, and more.

Chapter Administrative Interface

The Administrative Interface helps manage member rosters, add newly elected officers, update address and contact information, submit events to the ACM Local Activities Calendar, and produce annual reports.

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Teach Your Members About ACM and Chapters

Download this presentation on ACM and ACM chapters. It provides relevant information regarding the chapters program and our organization. Use this as an opportunity to gather and engage your current members and raise awareness to recruit more.

ACM Distinguished Speakers Program

The Distinguished Speakers Program (DSP) is one of ACM's most valued outreach programs, providing universities, corporations, event and conference planners, and local ACM chapters with direct access to top technology leaders and innovators from nearly every sector of the computing industry. ACM will cover the cost of transportation for the speaker to travel to your event.

Chapter-in-a-Box: Everything You Need to Run and Grow Your ACM Chapter

Chapter-in-a-Box contains the resources required for organizing and maintaining an ACM chapter. This compilation of materials and practices includes advice about recruiting members, ideas for activities, how-tos for running meetings and conferences, and much more.

Start an ACM Chapter

ACM local chapters engage members through talks by local practitioners, visits from prominent speakers from the ACM Distinguished Speakers Program, technical and career workshops, field trips to computing installations, and social activities. Chapters are the engines that drive networking and learning on a local level. 

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Participate in ACM Student Chapter Excellence Awards

To recognize chapters that demonstrate outstanding achievement in their activities calendar, website utility, recruitment, and community and school service during the academic year, ACM presents cash and other rewards to winning entries. Applications for all categories are due by April 30 each year.

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ACM Professional Chapter

ACM Student Chapter

  • Gazi University ACM Student Chapter
    09/09/2019
  • Wayne State College ACM Student Chapter
    09/09/2019
  • University of Belize ACM Student Chapter
    09/03/2019
  • PES University EC Campus ACM Student Chapter
    08/26/2019
  • RAIT ACM Student Chapter
    08/26/2019
  • California Baptist University ACM Student Chapter
    08/26/2019
  • Sahyadri ACM Student Chapter
    08/20/2019
  • University of Pittsburgh ACM Student Chapter
    07/27/2019

ACM-W Professional Chapter

  • Ankara ACM-W Chapter
    08/05/2019
  • Delhi ACM-W Chapter
    07/22/2019

ACM-W Student Chapter

  • SVCE ACM-W Student Chapter
    09/16/2019
  • BVRIT HYDERABAD, College of Engineering for Women ACM-W Student Chapter
    08/05/2019
  • Mody University of Science and Technology ACM-W Student Chapter
    08/05/2019
  • Kent State ACM-W Student Chapter
    08/05/2019
  • NITK ACM-W Student Chapter
    07/27/2019
  • IIT Mandi ACM-W Student Chapter
    07/22/2019

SIG Professional Chapter

  • Portland ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter
    09/16/2019
  • Ireland ACM SIGCSE Chapter
    08/12/2019
  • Viborg ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter
    07/22/2019

Find a Chapter Near You

Chapters are the "local neighborhoods" of ACM. They serve as activity hubs for ACM members and the computing community at large, offering seminars, presentations, and opportunities to meet peers and experts in many computing fields.

Have Questions...Get Answers...Chapters FAQs

Visit ACM Chapters FAQs for answers to questions about web accounts, the administrative interface, annual reports, new chapter officers, and more.

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ACM Local Meetups

Visit our ACM Local Meetups Calendar to learn more about ACM Meetups near you. ACM Meetups are informal groups that meet regularly to discuss diverse topics in computing and IT, ranging from tutorials on basic concepts and applications, to success stories from local practitioners, to discussions of tools, new technologies, and best practices. All are welcome to attend.