Engage. Connect. Succeed.
Become a member of The American Institute of Architects
Become an AIA member and instantly expand your support network by nearly 88,000 colleagues—a valuable professional resource to draw upon, and a powerful, collective voice to advocate for a stronger economic climate for architects nationwide.
AIA membership is an essential investment in your own future at every stage of your career.
The Value of AIA Membership
AIA members discuss the value of networking opportunities available through AIA membership.
Architect Member (AIA)
Individuals with an architectural license from a U.S. licensing authority are eligible for Architect membership.
Associate Member (Assoc. AIA)
Associate AIA membership is open to individuals who meet one of the following criteria:
- Professional degree in architecture (recent graduate information)
- Currently work under the supervision of an architect
- Currently enrolled in the Intern Development Program (IDP) and working toward licensure
- Faculty member in a university program in architecture
New Graduate Membership
Become a member of the AIA and instantly expand your support network by nearly 88,000 colleagues, a valuable professional resource to draw upon, and a powerful, collective voice to advocate for a stronger economic climate for architects nationwide. Membership is critical to bolstering your prospects, offering resources to keep you moving forward.
International Associate Member (Int’l Assoc. AIA)
Individuals who have an architecture license or equivalent from a non-U.S. licensing authority are eligible for International Associate membership.