Start or Renew A Chapter

Starting an EWH Chapter at your University is easy. If you would like EWH's help generating interest on your campus with a campus visit, webinar, or other materials, email

If you are interested in starting a chapter, review the EWH Chapter Guidelines to learn more about chapter operations and leadership. 

To Start a Chapter:

  • Find members: you need at least three students and a faculty adviser.
  • Appoint a president, vice-president and treasurer.
  • Have the Chapter officers and the faculty adviser fill out the EWH Chapter Agreement (online form) and pay affiliation fees.
  • Promote your first meeting. EWH will send you a Chapter poster when you start or renew your chapter, or print your own by clicking here
  • Hold your first meeting. Before the meeting Chapter officers should review the Chapter Guidelines and be prepared to lead a discussion to select chapter activities and institute by-laws. 
  • Fill out the Chapter Roster, and email to
  • Plan activities, build leadership structure. The Chapter Guidelines, Design Competition, and Chapter of the Year reports are great places to receive guidance and get ideas.


Chapter Resources

Complete Chapter Guidelines

Chapter Roster Form

Affiliation Payment Portal 

Chapter Meeting Poster

Chapter Guidelines Sections

Introduction and Operations

Activity Guide

Sample Chapter By-laws (word doc)

Chapter Agreement