Student-to-Professional Membership Transition

Continuing Your AIAA Membership Matters

AIAA has dedicated itself to shaping the future of aerospace and our future is YOU. As you make one of the biggest transitions in your future, let us support you and help you stay involved with AIAA, so that you can maximize your potential in the aerospace community.

Let AIAA be your vital lifelong link to reliable resources and growth opportunities.

  • Be part of the discussion and collaborate with leaders in the aerospace field.
  • Get the experience you need to make a giant leap forward for your future.

Student-to-Professional Membership Discounts

If you are a current AIAA student member, when you graduate, you have the option to transition to professional membership and save nearly $200 over the first three years of professional membership. You don’t want to miss this offer! There’s no better way to gain leadership experience, network with others in the industry, and build communication skills that are critical to career advancement.

Student-Professional Transition Rates
  • 1st year you pay 25% of dues = $31.25
  • 2nd year you pay 50% of dues = $62.50
  • 3rd year you pay 75% of dues = $93.75
  • 4th year full member dues = $125.00

Benefits of Professional Membership

  • 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.
  • AIAA Mentor Match
    This unique program helps you find, connect, and share experiences with others in your field.
  • 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.