Your passion, our purpose
An AIA membership connects you to 90,000 professionals who share your passion for architecture
AIA is a vibrant community of architecture and industry professionals that are transforming the profession. Members enjoy access to industry-best benefits, products and services that support practice and professional development.
Find out which membership type is the right one for you and understand how you will benefit from being a member.
Architect membership is open to individuals with an architectural license from a US licensing authority.
Associate membership is open to individuals who have a professional degree in architecture; work under the supervision of an architect; are enrolled in AXP; or a faculty member.
Associate New Graduate membership
Individuals who have graduated with a professional degree in architecture from an accredited school during the 2015-2016 academic years are eligible for this membership.
International Associate membership
Individuals who have an architecture license or equivalent from a non-US licensing authority are eligible for International Associate membership.
National Allied Individual membership
Individuals who do not hold a degree in architecture, but share an interest in the built environment as a professional colleague or enthusiast, are eligible.
Current AIA membership incentives
Learn about our dues installment program and free membership for new graduates.