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.
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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