What is the difference between AIA and RA?

Is it worth joining AIA?

It's definitely been worth it for me. If you're a new grad and can take advantage of the free membership deal, there's really no reason not to join even if your local chapter isn't as active.26 May 2014

How do you become a member of AIA?

AIA) 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.

How long does an AIA membership last?

Eligible individuals must provide a copy of their diploma. This offer provides qualified individuals up to 18 months of free membership in The American Institute of Architects ending on 12/31 of the following year of graduation.

Are AIA membership dues tax deductible?

Tax deductible dues statement For state and federal income tax purposes, payments to the AIA and its components are generally deductible as trade or business expenses—except for the percentage spent on lobbying federal or state governments.

What are the benefits of being an AIA member?

Your benefits through your local and state chapters include networking and education opportunities, legislative advocacy, awards programs, community awareness campaigns, and local events. Many local chapters also offer Architect Registration Exam® prep classes.

How much does it cost to join AIA?

ARCHITECT MEMBER ASSOCIATE MEMBER ------------------- ---------------- New AIA member yr.1 $109 Architect yr. 2 $119 Newly Licensed yr.1 $142.66 Newly Licensed yr.2 $163.34

What is the difference between AIA and RA?

AIA = The American Institute of Architects http://aia.org/about/index.htm Only those that have passed the Architectural Licensing Exam and have paid their dues to the organization may use the letters after their name. RA= Registered Architect.29 Dec 2009

How do I get AIA?

- Education. Most states require a professional degree in architecture: a Bachelor or Master of Architecture. - Experience. All states require that you work under a supervising architect. - Examination. You'll also need to pass the ARE. - Licensure.