September 27, 2017 by 2019-2020 Equity & Diversity Task Force, 2019-2020 Sustainability & Resiliency Task Force, 2020-2021 Council of Global Representatives, 2020-2021 Learning & Teaching Culture Advisory Group, 2021-2022 Professional Development Advisory Group

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) drives positive change through the power of design and believes that the foundation students are learning in architecture or design school provides a basis for the future of the built environment. They connect and engage with students through events and digital resources and help you get on track for a rewarding career.

AIA drives positive change through the power of design. The foundation you’re learning in architecture school is going to help us change the world through design. AIA is thrilled to partner with AIAS on numerous programs and events annually through our Center for Emerging Professionals.

The AIA connects and engages with AIAS members at events like FORUM and Grassroots. We provide information and resources that help you get on track for a rewarding career, as well as a complimentary digital edition of ARCHITECT magazine. Learn more about what we can do for you on our student web page.

September is AIAS’ membership month, and there isn’t a better time to be planning for this semester and beyond. Did you know that AIA offers free membership to AIAS members for 18 months after graduation? All it takes is four simple steps:

  1. Navigate to the “My Information” section of your profile
  2. Update your expected graduation date
  3. Select “yes” next to the phrase, “I would like the American Institute of Architects to set me up with complimentary Associate membership upon graduation.”
  4. Save your information, and when you graduate, we’ll give you a call to get you registered as a member of AIA.

Stay in touch with AIA. Our #VisibleValue is strongest when our organizations work together. Follow the AIA Center for Emerging Professionals on Twitter, engage with us on Facebook, or shoot us an email.