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Intercollegiate Studies Institute

The Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) is an organization based on reading and discussion, with free texts provided by the ISI national office. ISI fosters ideologically conservative and classically liberal intellect through mentoring, networking, exploring Great Books, and the interpretation of political events.

Membership & Fees

Benefits include: Literature from ISI that fosters dialogue regarding the free market, the American founding, and western civilization. Students will have opportunities to attend seminars and conferences, apply for fellowships andhave access to distinguished lecturers.

Membership Fee: $10.

Process: Visit the ISI website and join as a student. Choose ISI at APUS as the organization name and upload a copy of your paid receipt to the Office of Student Affairs to be added to the chapter's roster.

Current Members

If you are currently a member of Intercollegiate Studies Institute, your group is active on Facebook. For assistance connecting with this group, email

Leadership Opportunities

Campus leadership opportunities are a great way to meet other students, alumni, and faculty at the university while also developing skills in the areas of:

  • Self-management
  • Administrative and project management
  • Organizational knowledge and strategy
  • Critical thinking and reflection
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership and teamwork

The Office of Student and Alumni Affairs is always looking for people to get involved and be campus leaders, including chapter officers, who lead student organizations like this one. If you’re interested in being a campus leader and chapter officer, please email to ask if there are chapter officer openings for this organization!


If you are a student in good academic standing in any degree field at our university, you are eligible for membership.

For questions or general information, email