Start an (ISC)² Chapter in Your Community
How to Start a Local (ISC)² Chapter
Download the (ISC)² Chartering Chapter Guidelines to review the process and eligibility requirements.
Refer to the Chartering Chapter Timeline below for open-enrollment periods.
Complete the online application with your contact information, professional experience, and the purpose and structure of the chapter you seek to establish. Preview the online application.Access Online Application
Chartering Chapter Timeline
(ISC)² accepts applications for new chapters during specific enrollment periods via an online application system.
|Q1 2023||Q3 2023|
|Open Enrollment||Jan 1-31||Jul 1-31|
|Application Review/Approval||Feb 1 – Mar 12||Aug 1 – Sep 10|
|Chartering Activities Phase||Mar 13 – Oct 31||Sep 11 – Mar 31|
|Official/Legal Phase||Nov 1 – Dec 15||Apr 1 – May 15|
*NOTE: Dates are tentative and may change at any time without notice. Refer to the Chartering Chapter Guidelines for the details.
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