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Gamma Iota Sigma's 5,000+ student members 

Benefit from world-class conferences and career fairs, unparalleled industry exposure and engagement, professional development and diversity and inclusion initiatives, and a lifelong network spanning all segments and functional areas throughout North America.

Collegiate Member


  • Open to any student attending a school with an existing Gamma Iota Sigma chapter, or a school in the chapter application process.
  • Gamma Iota Sigma membership is non-discriminatory for any reason including but not limited to race, age, ethnic background, major/field of student, or academic standing.
  • A new member is charged a one-time fee of $50.00 which provides a lifetime affiliation with Gamma Iota Sigma!
  • Contact the chapter president or faculty advisor at your institution.




At-Large Member


  • Open to ANY college student attending a school where no Gamma Iota Sigma chapter exists.
  • This could include students attending a school with no means for studying risk management and insurance or actuarial science, or students who are in the application process for starting a chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma.
  • An at-large member is charged a one-time fee of $100 which provides a lifetime affiliation with Gamma Iota Sigma!
  • A student who is an at-large member whose school later charters a Gamma Iota Sigma chapter would be grandfathered in as a member at no additional charge.

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Associate Member


  • This membership category is open to an individual whom an existing GIS chapter would like to honor, i.e. a professor, industry representative, an alumnus of a newly formed GIS chapter, etc.
  • The chapter is assessed a one-time fee of $50, providing the associate member with a lifetime affiliation with Gamma Iota Sigma!




National Honorary Member


  • A local Chapter may nominate a person for honorary status, which will be reviewed by the Grand Chapter.
  • The nomination request, on a member application form noting “Honorary Member,” should include a cover letter with rationale for the nominee meriting honorary status.
  • No fee is charged for a National Honorary Member.





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Student Testimonials

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lifelong friendships, a place for professional development, and most of all, my second family. Without GIS, I would not be where I am today.

Claudia Vu
President, California State University, Fullerton, Risk Management Insurance & Communications Major
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