Establishment of a University Chapter requires a petition which shall be signed by at least eight students (NO MRS membership required) and by two Faculty Advisors (MRS Membership IS required) who are on the faculty of the academic institution to be served by the proposed University Chapter.
Each active University Chapter must submit, by April 1, an annual Financial and Activity Report covering the prior calendar year. The report should include a summary of revenue and expenses. The Annual Financial and Activity Report is required by MRS Board Policy to retain active chapter status.
For each chapter member who is also a current student member of MRS, the chapter is entitled to a $10 rebate. Regular members (e.g., faculty advisors) should also be listed on the roster, but will not count toward the rebate.
Student members of your university chapter may apply for travel support to attend MRS Spring and Fall Meetings. Each chapter is entitled to $500 per calendar year for this purpose. See handbook for requirements.