As a student member, you are the future of the profession! AIA Seattle invests in emerging professionals by offering free membership for students.


Why Join


AIA members receive a 50-70% discount on over 50 AIA Seattle learning opportunities each year. There is no better place to earn professional development hours. Scholarships are available for many learning programs. Students are encouraged to reach out to program managers for confidential requests for scholarship funds to attend programming.


With more than 2,800 local members, AIA Seattle is a community of architecture, engineering, construction, and allied professionals who engage in connection and networking through high energy in-person events and engaging virtual opportunities.


As a member of AIA Seattle, you are an individual contributor to the collective voice of AIA with policymakers to further the profession and champion the design of thriving, livable communities. Your membership supports engagement to elevate public awareness of how design impacts lives and livelihoods.

Member benefits include:


Early Career Support

Community Impact

  • Advocacy work on behalf of the industry and climate, housing, and Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Opportunities for impact with policy makers, including public staff and elected officials

Explore AIA National’s Member Benefits including the Career Center for access to your transcripts and national educational and job opportunities.

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