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Every member is a member of both the AIGA national organization and one of the 70+ local chapters across the nation. A portion of membership dues goes to support your local chapter's programming and initiatives. Located internationally or just too far from an existing chapter? Choose "international membership" during sign up.
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We offer memberships for students and designers of all types and experience levels. See membership types below.
Sign up for membership online
The fastest way to membership is to create an online account and sign up online. During this process, we will ask if you are a student or an educator or if you have particular areas of interest. This will ensure that you benefit from any relevant discount and receive relevant communications from us.
A full-time K-12 student, or any full-time college or university undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a two- or four-year program in design, visual communications, or related field of study.
A new designer who is one to four years past graduation or any new practitioner with less than a total of four years experience in the industry.*
*Members only qualify for this category for a maximum of four years.
A design or related industry professional with five or more total years in practice.
A professional designer, industry-adjacent leader, arts supporter, or firm owner who opts to make a greater investment in AIGA and the future of the profession.
A full-time educator in design or related field of study in a K-12 school, college, or university.
Get started today! Choose from our variety of membership levels and find the one that serves all your needs.
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