If you would like to help run our events, we post event volunteer opportunities on
Becoming a Member
Anyone can attend our events but an eligible student may become a SUMS
member for additional benefits.
Eligibility to become a staff member or officer.
Invitation to team building events.
Discounts on merchandise (e.g. mathematics graduation stoles).
Membership until graduation.
Must be a registered UCSD undergraduate student (of any major).
Within one quarter (no carryover):
Attend (and sign in to) two SUMS events (can include GBM).
Attend (and sign in to) three SUMS board meetings.
Submit a member application after meeting member requirements. New applications will be reviewed at the end of every quarter.
Becoming a Staff Member
A SUMS member may become a staff member for further involvement with SUMS. A staff member is one level above a member and one level below an officer in terms of level of involvement. Staff members help officers run the organization and often
become elected as officers in the future.
Perks (on top of member perks):
Eligibility to vote in elections.
A term that lasts until the end of the academic year.
Must either be a member or have met member requirements by the application deadline.
Submit a staff member application after meeting member requirements. New applications will be reviewed at the end of every quarter.
Assist the officers in running the organization. Complete tasks volunteered for or delegated by the officer board.
Attend all board meetings and events planning meetings.
Becoming an Officer
Our officer board consists of the following positions in order of
Vice President Internal
Vice President External
for info on elections and descriptions and duties of each office.