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How to Join American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

The American Society of Civil Engineers represents more than 150,000 members of the civil engineering profession in 177 countries. Founded in 1852, ASCE is the nation’s oldest engineering society.

ASCE stands at the forefront of a profession that plans, designs, constructs, and operates society’s economic and social engine – the built environment – while protecting and restoring the natural environment.

How to join ASCE

One should take into consideration the following with regards to joining ASCE.

Licensed Professional Engineers

Licensed Professional Engineers (P.E.) or Professional Land Surveyors (P.L.S.), or those with the appropriate combination of education and experience. Unlicensed engineers may also apply.

Dues for new or reinstated members are prorated depending on when the application is received.

In addition, many international members receive discounts on both the post-graduation sliding scale, and regular membership rates.

Fee: $245

Students

Students who are enrolled at least half-time and a member of an ASCE Student Chapter, OR enrolled at a school eligible for a student organization that doesn’t have one.

If you are a current ASCE student member graduating soon or recently graduated from a bachelor’s degree program in civil engineering or a related field, you may upgrade to professional membership by completing the online student upgrade form . Your upgrade is free, and you will begin paying dues on a sliding scale the year following your upgrade to professional membership.

AFFILIATE

Affiliate members have an interest in advancing the purpose and objectives of ASCE and are not students or classically trained engineers or scientists.

Dues for new or reinstated members are prorated depending on when the application is received.

In addition, many international members receive discounts on both the post-graduation sliding scale, and regular membership rates.

Fee: $245

ASSOCIATE

Engineers must meet one of the following requirements to qualify for Associate Member.

Dues for new or reinstated members are prorated depending on when the application is received.

In addition, many international members receive discounts on both the post-graduation sliding scale, and regular membership rates.

FEE: $245

INTERNATIONAL MEMBERS

International membership in ASCE is open to all qualified civil engineers globally. ASCE currently has members in 175 countries. International members form part of ASCE’s regional structure in Region 10. For an overview of international membership, read the International Membership Resource Guide.

By joining ASCE today you enjoy the many benefits of international membership such as:

  • Access to 5 free on-demand webinars per year, providing you the most up-to-date information on the various technical areas of civil engineering;
  • Civil Engineering magazine, the award-winning monthly magazine of ASCE, including exclusive online-only content! Access the digital edition of the magazine at no extra cost, either through your computer’s browser, or via Android or iOS apps for smartphones or tablets.
  • Access to knowledge at your fingertips through our Continuing Education, and eLearning programs
  • Discounts on our numerous books, standards, and journals
  • Increase your networking by joining the ASCE Insti1 21tutes, your local Section or Branch, or connecting with other engineers during conferences.
  • No Section or Group within your country? Start an ASCE International Group and connect with like-minded engineers in your area. Contact our International Department for more information on how to get a group started.
  • Discount rate on international member dues, prorated based on the World Bank ranking of the country of the member.
DISTINGUISHED MEMBER

Begun in 1853, Distinguished Membership is ASCE’s highest recognition and among the Society’s oldest honors. It is reserved for ASCE Members or Fellows who demonstrate eminence in some branch of engineering or in its related arts and sciences.

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11 COMMENTS

  1. I am a Civil Engineer from Uganda. I would like to join American Society of Civil Engineers. Kindly advise me on how I can join MASCE. Thanks.

  2. My name is Barnabas Bot Chollom
    With HND in civil engineering. I want to join asce. How can I get registered?

  3. I am Construction Technology and Management and wish to to be a member of ASCE

  4. I want to be a member of ASC. I have B.Eng. Civil engineering with 8 years experience.

  5. Our Resources of civil engineering profession is almost referenced From ASCE. Hence I wish to join.

  6. am a HND in civil engineering holder i want to join the american society of civil engineers, how do i apply.

    Thanks

  7. i am bachelor of engineer civil with 18 years of experience in railway projects.I want to join ASCE.what would be best for me and guide me in this.

  8. My ambition is to join American Society of Civil Engineers being me as an Engineer whose graduated from department of civil Engineering Bayero University Kano Nigeria in 2009

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