Why Start a Chapter


Welcome! Starting a new chapter could be an easy or challenging decision for you and your campus. We are here to answer your questions and offer guidance along the way.

Please reach out to us at studentchapters@aisnet.org if you have any questions.

Benefits of Having an AIS Student Chapter

  • Increase the visibility and prestige of your department both on and off campus
  • Access shared resources to fast track your student organization
  • Share best practices with an international network of student organizations
  • Network with other faculty advisors
  • Student leadership development
  • Keep students engaged and on their way to graduation!


University of Montana Student Chapter

What advisors have to say about the program

Why did you start a student chapter at your school?
“To increase student engagement and provide more IS related resources among the undergraduate IS student population.” dawn.owens@utdallas.edu
Dr. Dawn Owens
University of Texas, Dallas
Why did you start a student chapter at your school?

“We believe membership in a professional organization is vital to students’ assimilation into the profession. It enhances their career. We are interested in helping student embark on a professional career, as opposed to simply finding a job”. jeffrey.johnson@usu.edu
Dr. Jeffrey Johnson
Utah State University