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University Student Membership

AIAA has dedicated itself to shaping the future of aerospace and our future is YOU. Join us and let AIAA be your vital lifelong link to reliable resources and growth opportunities. To prove how valued you are here at AIAA, we keep our dues extremely low for graduate and undergraduate students.


Member Benefits

AIAA Daily Launch

Stay informed on the latest industry reports that affect your day-to-day work.

Student Branches

Your connection to aerospace peers on your campus. Nearly 200 campuses worldwide participate in AIAA.


Fund your undergraduate or graduate degree and earn profession-wide recognition.

  • NEW: AIAA Discord Server
    Share, collaborate, and discuss aerospace industry news, events, and programs of interest on our official AIAA Discord Server—exclusively for university students!
  • Design/Build/Fly Competition
    Participate in this challenging and industry-recognized competition.
  • Design Competitions
    Compete in annual design challenges that span the breadth aerospace technical fields.
  • Aerospace America
    Get in-depth insight on the subject matter that is shaping the aerospace industry with this monthly digital publication.
  • Participation is Power
    Help advance our industry, and your leadership skills by volunteering and involving yourself in AIAA leadership, committees, and events.
  • Local Section Events
    Meet colleagues and network with engineers and aerospace professionals near you.
  • AIAA Engage
    Connect with all of your AIAA colleagues online. Find your community and join the conversation.
  • Enhance Your Leadership Skills
    AIAA’s Regional Student Paper Conferences provide opportunities to present your technical papers and research.
  • Use Our Career Center
    Your ladder to success, AIAA lists the latest jobs in the aerospace industry!
  • Discounts on AIAA Forums
    Save on AIAA forums and professional development seminars that provide you with the opportunity to network with your fellow members. Have conversations with collaborative and innovative executives and professionals who will be your lifelong link to the aerospace community.
  • Discounts on Publications
    Get significant savings on text books, technical papers, and journals!
  • FREE Subscription
    Expand your news beyond AIAA with a free subscription to Aviation Week and Space Technology.