How To Join?

How To Become An IEEE Member?

To become an IEEE member, you have three ways to choose from.

1. Register online at where you would need to pay using a credit card. Registering online includes:

Secure vs. Non-Secure:
When you click Begin Membership Application, you are using the Secure option which safeguards you against credit card fraud by encrypting data as it is transferred from your web browser to our server. This method is preferable.

If you are accessing this site from behind a firewall or your web browser does not support secure servers, you may use the NON-SECURE option to begin the application process.

2. Print and Mail with Payment Option.

    Get the convenience of using the web form without submitting a credit card over the     Internet.
     1 - Click Begin Membership Application above
     2 - After the application summary, click the Checkout button

     3 - Select Option 2, Print and Mail with Payment

You may also obtain a hard-copy application by sending an email to or by downloading an Adobe PDF application.

3. Through our IEEE UTM Student Branch. We hold recruitments drives for both half-year and full year membership. To help students register conveniently, our student branch gives out free membership forms to anyone interested. He or she then just need to fill in the forms according to the samples we prepared. We receive cash for payment and we help to endorse and send every form received to the IEEE Admission and Advancement Department.

Your IEEE member number will arrive by postal mail in:
        5 - 7 business days (for US applicants)
        2 - 4 weeks (for applicants outside the US)

What If I Want To Renew My Membership?

If you wish to renew your membership, you can either choose to:

1. Renew online

Has Your Membership Grade Changed?
If you are not enrolled in at least 50% of a full-time academic program in an IEEE designated field, you no longer qualify for student membership. Please contact IEEE Member Services to renew your membership.

Was your renewal invoice for the full member rate, but you are still a student?
When you renew your membership online, select the "Special Circumstance rates" link on the Customize Your Membership page. Indicate you are still a student, provide your expected graduation year, school name and address, degree program and course of study. Your membership fees will be calculated at student rates once you select "Apply for Discount", as long as you have not reached the eight (8) year student member limit.

  • You will need your IEEE Web Account or your IEEE Member number and PIN to access the secure online renewal application. Accepted online payment methods: IEEE MasterCard or Visa, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club.
  • Read about What's New for 2005, as well as enhancements to existing IEEE products and services.
  • Download or print PDF versions of IEEE Student Member and IEEE Member print brochures. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader® , available from the Adobe web site.
  • After you renew, you can always Add New Services to your IEEE membership.

Questions? Contact IEEE Member Services.

2. Renew through IEEE UTM Student Branch

Most people would receive their renewal forms before the end of the year. You may bring your renewal form to our membership recruitment booth along with your registration fees. If you didn’t receive any renewal forms from the head quarters, don’t worry for we will prepare renewal forms for you. You can also always make arrangements with our committee members to pass up your forms.

Are You Qualified For Student Membership?

A Student Member must carry at least 50% of a normal full-time academic program as a registered undergraduate or graduate student in a regular course of study in IEEE designated fields.

  • Student Members, upon graduation with at least a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a program on the Reference List of Educational Programs (See Item 10 of the IEEE Bylaws), shall be transferred to Member grade.
  • Student Members, other than those qualifying under the above subparagraph, upon graduation with at least a two-year degree shall be transferred to Associate grade

Student members transferring to a higher grade upon attaining their first professional degree pay reduced IEEE dues, assessments and society membership fees in the year following their graduation.

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