Gamma Nu Eta is the National Information Technology Honor Society, and was founded to recognize and promote excellence in the study and the leadership of Information Technology, to offer knowledge and services to members' schools and the surrounding communities, and to play an active role in the application and evolution of Information Technology within society.

The organization is intended to not only bestow honor upon its members, but also to foster scholarship, leadership, and community involvement among those members.

Student members must be strong academically, demonstrate leadership, campus involvement, and excellent character.