AIGA Membership

AIGA offers you deep personal connections with creative professionals in your community and across the nation. By joining AIGA, you are supporting a network of creative changemakers, problem solvers, and design industry leaders.

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Membership Benefits

How to Join

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Find your community

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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Select a membership type

We offer memberships for students and designers of all types and experience levels. See membership types below.

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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.

Membership Levels


$50 /year

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.


$150 /year

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.


$250 /year

A design or related industry professional with five or more total years in practice.


$500 /year

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.


$200 /year

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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