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By becoming an Associate (not yet licensed) member, you join a broad network of professionals who are improving the practice of architecture, influencing the city, engaging in professional development and career activities, and educating the general public about the significance of architecture.

AIA is a three-tiered member organization for architects with benefits and dues at the national, state and local levels.

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WHY JOIN?

EDUCATION

AIA East Bay annually offers over 50 AIA classes that meet California’s new requirements for continuing education. There is no better place for architects to earn their 24 professional development hours. 

COMMUNITY

With more than 850 local members, AIA East Bay is a community of your design, construction and architecture colleagues tailored to inspire, educate and help advance your career.

COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

Being part of AIA East Bay is more than just these three letters after your name. Membership is about community, passion, education and a commitment to elevating design as a platform for making our city and our region better.

MEMBER BENEFITS INCLUDE:

MORE SUPPORT
  • Online continuing-education (CE) transcript
  • Use of Associate AIA (Assoc. AIA) credentials
  • Access to  AIA East Bay committees
  • Signify that as an AIA member you adhere to a professional code of ethics
  • Advocacy work on behalf of the industry
  • Architectural Experience Program (AXP, formerly IDP) support, including help finding AXP coordinators and mentors
MORE KNOWLEDGE
MORE RESOURCES
  • AIA Career Center assistance to find design experience and professional opportunities
  • Access to AIA East Bay job board
  • Exclusive resume postings
  • AIA Advantage discounts on products and services such as shipping, credit cards, technology and more

Explore AIA National’s Member Benefits Guide.

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EMERITUS ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

Any Architect/Associate member may apply for Emeritus status who has been in good standing in the Institute for fifteen successive years immediately prior to their application, and either (i) has attained the age of 70, and is retired from the profession of architecture, or (ii) is so incapacitated as to be unable to work in the profession. Exceptions are available upon application.

Contact AIA East Bay to learn about and apply for Emeritus status at info@aiaeb.org.