SACM is the student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery at the University of Wisconsin. SACM exists to provide professional and social activities for both graduates and undergraduate Computer Sciences majors. All CS students are automatically enrolled as members of SACM, and since we charge no dues, you don't need to fill out an application. SACM is also a Registered Student Organization (RSO) at UW-Madison that follows Student Organization Resource & Policy Guide. The rest of this document describes the various activities of SACM. To contact the officers, send mail to

To be a member of the national ACM and get journals and discounts on conferences, you must join the national ACM directly and pay fees to it, but you do not need to do that to be involved in SACM.

WACM is the University of Wisconsin-Madison's student chapter of ACM-W, ACM's Committee on Women in Computing. WES-CS, founded by Prof. Susan Horwitz, is a program that encourages under-represented students (women and targeted minority students) to study computer sciences.

SACM Officers


Prospective and New Students

Social Activities

Other Activities

Outside Resources