Associate Member (Assoc. AIA)
Open to those who meet one (or more) of the following criteria:
- holding a Professional degree in architecture
- currently working under the supervision of an architect
- an intern currently enrolled in the Intern Development Program (IDP) and working toward licensure
- a faculty member in a university program in architecture
Complimentary Membership for Recent Graduates
AIA offers a complimentary membership for individuals who have graduated during the previous scholastic year.
Read about membership for Recent Grads
Download application - NAAB Degree Holder
Download application - Non-NAAB Degree Holder
Professional Affiliate Member
For those without a degree in architecture but sharing a special interest in the built environment as a professional colleague or enthusiast.
Read about Professional Affiliate membership
Upgrade Your Membership
For Associate members who have recently become licensed as an architect and would like to upgrade their membership status from Associate to AIA.
Download an Upgrade application
Transfer Your Membership
If you have recently moved from another state or component and would like to transfer your membership to AIA Mid-Missouri.
Download a Transfer application
Architects who have been members of the AIA for 15 consecutive years, reached the age of 70 and are fully retired, or are incapacitated and unable to work in the architectural profession are eligible for Emeritus status.  To apply, begin by contacting your local component. Your retirement status is verified and the component sends your application to AIA National. When the application is approved, National will notify both the member and the component. Waivers can be requested for the age and/or length of membership requirements.