Resources for Student Leaders

Are you a student chapter leader looking for information and templates to help you run your student chapter? Find guidelines, by-laws, promotional materials, and frequently asked questions about student leadership.  If you have any questions please email but first take a look at our FAQs page.

Student Chapter FAQ's

Get answers some Frequently Asked Questions related to running a successful student chapter. Learn about local sections and how they can help you. In addition, learn about fundraising and meeting planning.

Student Chaper FAQ's

Officer Updates

Is your Student Chapter Officer information up to date?  Complete the following form and your updates will be made.

Officer Update Form

Becoming a Student Member

Help spread the word of AIChE and get other student members to join by linking to the student join page.

Student Membership Benefits and Services

Student Join Page

US & Canada Membership Application

International Membership Application


Chapter Governance

Access hepful documents on managing your chapter or creating your bylaws if you're running a new chapter.

Student Chapter Advisor Guidelines

Helpful Suggestions for Student Chapter Issues

Student Chapter Bylaws

Student Chapter Annual Report

Student Conferences

Go to Student Conferences Page




K-12 Initiative

Increase interest, awareness, and excitement for science and engineering, and chemical engineering in particular, in K-12 students.

K-12 Initiative

Chemical Engineers in Action

AIChE's web site, Chemical Engineers in Action: Innovation at Work, provides a great new tool for your recruitment and outreach efforts. The site was created in cooperation with the Chemical Heritage Foundation.

Starting a New Chapter

Thinking of starting a chapter? First find out what interest there is among your peers to start a chapter. If you feel there is sufficient support, you should then choose an advisor. This is typically a chemical engineering faculty member who is a member of AIChE, supports your project and can help guide your chapter as it builds momentum.

Starting a New Chapter

Become a Sister Chapter

AIChE is rapidly expanding its student chapters around the globe. The Sister Chapters program helps prepare our students for the increasingly global environment they will enter upon graduation.

Learn about Sister Chapters

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Student Chapter Leadership Kit Components

The 2015- 2016 Student Chapter Leadership Kit contains the tools you need to help guide students’ educational development and prepare them to succeed in a competitive job market. See below for links to .pdf versions of kit components.

Student Benefit Guide

A full guide to AIChE's student benefits

Student Membership Renewal

Renew membership to continue benefits for the coming year

ScaleUp Benefits Poster

ScaleUp is the program that makes it possible for AIChE to provide sponsored undergraduate student memberships globally

ScaleUp Poster

Student Handbook

AIChE’s convenient pocket guide to formulas, calculations and definitions

Student Handbook

Divisions and Forums

ScaleUp offers student member free membership in up to two Divisions and Forums.

Choose Your Divisions and Forums


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