You are encouraged to participate in the student chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. The student chapter organizes field trips and seminars throughout the school year. AIAA Wichita Section, the professional chapter, also holds technical seminars year round. Other active organizations are the Aero Design Club, the Society of Automotive Engineers, and the Society of Women Engineers. If you're eligible, you may join Sigma Gamma Tau, the aerospace engineering honorary society. The local branch of Sigma Gamma Tau has a proud history going back to 1932. Eligible students may also join Tau Beta Pi, the honorary society for all areas of engineering.