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 2018 and 2019 may be eligible for up to 18 months free membership upon graduation.
Application for Associates / New Graduates: NAAB Degree Holders only
Application for Associates / New Graduates: Non-NAAB Degree Holders only
Individuals who have an architecture license or equivalent from a non-US licensing authority are eligible for International Associate membership.
AIA Virginia Allied 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.
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 memberships 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.
Have a question about membership or your membership? Contact Cathy Guske, Member Services Director at (804) 237-1763 or firstname.lastname@example.org