Available Tools for Student Branches

A. Request a Functional Email Alias for your SB

You can request a SB email alias that forwards to an individual using this registration form. For example, [email protected] is an example Student Branch alias that forwards to the respective Student Branch counselor.

Student Branch standard format is [email protected] or [email protected] for a Student Branch Chapter.  Include the school name, abbreviated as necessary, and the society code for chapters.  (There is a 15-character limit.)


B. Request Web Hosting for your SB website 

You can request hosting for a wordpress-based website for your Student Branch using this registration form. This service is intended to meet the needs of IEEE Organizational Units that want to develop, create and maintain their own websites on an IEEE host. The general philosophy is that posting Organizational Units will be responsible for their contents, their maintenance and their conformance to IEEE policy.


C. Send massive emails and newsletters to your SB members

vTools eNotice is an electronic newsletter subscription service that has been developed for IEEE organizational units to facilitate email distribution of newsletters, meeting notices, social events and IEEE conference materials. IEEE organizational units using this service are strongly encouraged to limit emailings to one per week. Please note that the emails are sent only to the registered IEEE members of your Student Branch.


D. Organize your elections with vTools Voting

vTools Voting enables online officer elections for sections/chapters/affinity groups. Electronic ballots give members an option to submit votes in their officer elections online.


E. Membership Validator

IEEE Membership Validator is an online utility that allows volunteers and staff to easily and securely check IEEE member status, grade, and society memberships and offer discounts available exclusively to IEEE members. Information can be looked up by either a member number or a member’s primary email address.


F. OU Analytics

IEEE OU Analytics is the visual business intelligence tool for volunteer access to member data. With this tool you can have access to the registered IEEE members list of your Student Branch.


G. Membership Development Materials

Various IEEE membership development materials are available to support your recruitment efforts. Materials include membership and program brochures, promotional posters, tabletop displays, information sheets, and limited amounts of giveaways. You can access the respective page for detailed information.

Notes: Account credentials for the ordering portal are provided to Student Branch Chairs upon request. Normally international orders require 4 weeks lead time. A minimum of 30 days is required prior to placing a new order.


* The most of the tools above are available only for the Student Branch Chairs.