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Membership Categories & Applications
Individuals with an architectural license from a U.S. licensing authority are eligible for Architect membership.
Download an application (U.S. resident)
Associate AIA membership is open to individuals who meet one of the following criteria:
• Professional degree in architecture (Recent graduate information)
• Currently work under the supervision of an architect
• Currently enrolled in the Intern Development Program (IDP) and working toward licensure
• Faculty member in a university program in architecture
Unassigned Membership in AIA Virginia is intended for individuals who maintain active, voting membership in another state AIA Chapter and the National AIA, but wish to participate in AIA Virginia awards programs. All unassigned membership expire on December 31, of the corresponding year.
Unassigned Membership entitles individuals to participate in AIA Virginia events and awards programs.
Unassigned Membership with AIA Virginia is a state Chapter membership only.
Since AIA members may only vote in their primary, assigned Chapter, Unassigned Members may not vote in AIA Virginia elections, hold a position on the Board of Directors or represent the Chapter as a delegate to any meeting of the Institute.
Application for Associates / New Graduates: NAAB Degree Holders only
Application for Associates / New Graduates: Non-NAAB Degree Holders only
International Associate Member (Int’l Assoc. AIA)
Individuals who have an architecture license or equivalent from a non-U.S. licensing authority are eligible for International Associate membership.
Allied Members are professionals who contribute to and benefit from Virginia’s dynamic design and construction industry. Learn more by contacting your Member Services Director, Cathy Guske, email@example.com or (804) 237-1763.