Membership Categories & Applications
Individuals with an architectural license from a U.S. licensing authority are eligible for Architect membership.
Associate AIA membership is open to individuals who meet one of the following criteria:
- A professional degree in architecture
- work under the supervision of an architect
- Are enrolled in AXP
- Or are a faculty member in a university program in architecture.
Associate New Graduate
Individuals who have graduated with a professional degree in architecture from an accredited school between 2017 and 2018 may be eligible for up to 18 months of free membership upon graduation.
Individuals who have an architecture license or equivalent from a non-US licensing authority are eligible for International Associate membership.
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AIA Virginia Unassigned Member
Unassigned membership in AIA Virginia is available to any Architect or Associate member with current membership in good standing in an assigned chapter of the American Institute of Architects, as per the bylaws of AIA Virginia. Participation in this category of membership is voluntary and provides benefits for the state component of AIA Virginia membership only and is supplemental to the member’s assigned chapter membership.
Some of the benefits of unassigned membership in AIA Virginia include:
• Participation in AIA Virginia Design Awards program;
• Member registration rates for all AIA Virginia conference and educational seminars;
• May serve as a member of any committee of AIA Virginia.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for an application
AIA Virginia Allied Membership
Allied Members are professionals who contribute to and benefit from Virginia’s dynamic design and construction industry.
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Have a question about membership or your membership? Contact Cathy Guske, Member Services Director at (804) 237-1763 or email@example.com