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Levels of Membership

  • For students or educators, we offer a special dues-reduced membership.

  • Educators  must be employed full-time with an academic appointment as a teacher, research specialist, department head, director or dean of a college, university, or other academic institution. Your educational responsibility must include purchasing, materials management or other related fields or subjects. Please provide a copy of your business card as verification.

  • Students  must be enrolled full-time in an accredited community college or four-year college or university. Full-time is defined as 12 or more credit hours for undergraduate students, and six or more hours for graduate students. You must indicate your estimated date of graduation on your application and include your advisor's email address for verification of your full-time status.

$35/$55 per year

Chapter Dues included

Student & Academic Membership
College Student
  • Includes both global membership benefits as well as local chapter affiliation (where available; view chapter locations).

  • Connect globally and locally to maximize your networking and professional education.

  • Membership can help you earn up to 23 continuing education hours (CEHs) per year, a requirement to keep your certification current. 

$240 per year + Chapter Dues

varies by location

Regular Membership
Business Handshake
  • Same great membership benefits, but with less financial burden for those just starting out in their career.

  • Must have graduated an accredited college/university within the past 12 months.

$120 per year

Chapter Dues included

Emerging Professionals Membership

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