Start a Chapter
Would you like to start a NSBE chapter? If so, please submit a petition to start a chapter today! (Contact the Membership and Registration team.)
NSBE chapters may be eligible to use NSBE’s 501(c)(3) nonprofit standing:
- Must have your own federal tax ID (or use that of your university).
- Your chapter must be active. If not, renew the chapter's charter. (Chapters that do not have active status in NSBECONNECT are not eligible. (Chapters need to have 10 paid members and the required officers.)
- Confirm with your university that the chapter cannot use the university's tax-exempt status for itself as a subordinate.
If the chapter cannot use the tax-exempt status of the university, then the chapter needs to fill out the survey linked below.
If the chapter does not have its own federal tax ID #:
Unfortunately, chapters are not allowed to use NSBE’s tax id #; you must obtain your own. You can apply for one at the following website: https://irs-ss4-form.com/.
If you have any questions, please contact NSBE's Membership and Registration team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To find a chapter near you, please use the chapter search tool below.