Student Membership

Student Members: Shall be limited to persons who are attending any school, college or university full time and are enrolled in the curriculum of architecture.

Membership Dues: $45
Join now and your new membership is active through December 31, 2020.
Note for International Student Members: ALA will send communications via email and provide digital offerings, including the magazine. ALA will not mail materials internationally.



Joining Mid-Year or Later? See pro-rated membership details below!
All members pay the full rate upon joining, and then a renewal credit is applied to the following year based on when the application was submitted. The following guidelines apply:

Join Jan.-May: No discount applied upon renewal.
Join June-July: Receive half off of next year's dues.
Join Aug.-Sep.: Receive 2/3 off of next year's dues.
Join Oct.-Dec.: Receive the final quarter plus the following year, with a membership expiration date of 12/31/21. 

Student Member Benefits:
  • Licensed Architect magazine
  • Networking with industry professionals
  • List of job openings on the ALA website
  • FREE Consultant Hotlines – Legal, Code, Insurance, Fire and ADA
  • Discounts on educational programs offered throughout the year, such as Lunch & Learns, as well as our Annual Midwest Architecture Conference
  • Volunteer opportunities to contribute to the organization by becoming a task force, committee or board member
  • Path2Arch Student Group, created to provide assistance to those who are navigating AXP (Architecture Experience Program, fornerly IDP) and ARE (Architecture Registration Exam)