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Individuals with an architectural license from a U.S. licensing authority are eligible for architect membership.
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Individuals who have an architecture license or equivalent from a non-U.S. licensing authority are eligible for International Associate membership.
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A special partnership is available for those companies that are either a building product manufacturer, service provider to architects, or to a trade association.
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Associate membership is open to individuals who meet one of the following criteria: professional degree in architecture; currently work under the supervision of an architect; currently enrolled in the Intern Development Program (IDP) and working toward licensure; or faculty member in a university program in architecture.
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Eligibility for Associates: New Graduates

Individuals who have graduated with a professional degree in architecture from an accredited school during the 2015-2016 academic years. Learn More >>



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 for National Allied membership. Your membership is at the national level. For local or state membership, contact your closest component. Learn More >>

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Complete your AIA membership by December 31, 2015, and be entered to win one prize package including free registration, airfare, and lodging to the AIA Convention 2016 for two in Philadelphia.*

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Join the AIA with a colleague during the Promotion Period, and be entered to win an Apple Watch for you and your colleague. Instructions for identifying you and your colleague.

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Free Convention Registration

New members receive complimentary registration for the 2016 AIA National Convention and Design Exposition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May 19 - 21.


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New Graduates Receive Free AIA Membership for Up to 18 Months Graduates of accredited schools of architecture receive complimentary membership with the AIA at the Associate level for up to 18 months after graduation. Learn More


Dues Installment Plan

All newly joining members are eligible to participate in the 2015 Dues Installment Program. Enroll no later than April 30, and pay your membership dues in up to six monthly installments. 2016 membership dues must be paid in full by June 30, 2016. Learn more.

Tax Deductible Dues Statement

For state and federal income tax purposes, payments to the AIA and its components are generally deductible as trade or business expenses—except for the percentage spent on lobbying federal or state governments. Consult a tax professional to determine the appropriate tax treatment of your dues.

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