How to Form a Student Chapter


Initial Requirements:

  • at least nine SPWLA student members.
  • a Faculty Advisor who is an active member of SPWLA and a professor at the university

Gather and submit the following information to the SPWLA Business Office (Attention: Membership) to start your chapter:

  • List of student member names with member numbers (or applications with payment included).
  • Name of Faculty Advisor with member number and email address.
  • Official name of your chapter with complete mailing address
  • (Examples: University of Oklahoma Chapter of the SPWLA or Kansas State University SPWLA Student Chapter).
  • Affiliated society chapter (see website for the chapter nearest you) and name of the person who will be the initial society liaison.
  • List of your Executive Committee (President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer) with email addresses.
  • Completed Bylaws (see below link).
  • Acknowledgement of the contents of the Operations manual (see below link).

For additional details regarding the program:

Student Chapter Bylaws
Operations Manual for SPWLA Student Chapters
Student Membership Application

Contact SPWLA’s Business Office for additional assistance.


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