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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.

Note: Visit the ISI website and join as a student. Choose ISI at APUS as the organization name and email the confirmation to

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

Chapter Standing

The Intercollegiate Studies Institute has achieved ACTIVE standing, per the university's Chapter Standards program. Active standing demonstrates a notable level of chapter involvement and denotes excellence in chapter leadership and member engagement.


Leadership Opportunities

If you are interested in demonstrating campus leadership and assisting with the development of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, check out the current open leadership positions with ISI.

  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Webmaster
  • Chapter Advisors

Complete the campus leadership form for more information.


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