ACM Membership

ACM membership is open to all interested in the purposes of the Association.
ACM adopted grades of membership, which currently include:

Professional Membership      Student Membership


Professional Membership Benefits

ACM members benefit from a wide variety of resources, including more than 50 publications; nearly 150 Special Interest Group conferences; free online books and courses for professional development; a searchable Digital Library; local chapter activities; and a growing online community of electronic forums.

Timely access to relevant information:

:: Communications of the ACM, the essential source for computing professionals

:: ACM Digital Library, optional subscription to full text articles from all ACM publications

:: ACM Queue, for core content and quality sources for practitioners

:: 50+ ACM journals and magazines

:: TechNews, tri-weekly email digest of the latest IT news

Resources to enhance your career:

:: ACM Tech Packs, annotated reading lists on current topics compiled by experts exclusively for ACM

:: Learning Center with resources for lifelong learning

   - Online courses targeted toward essential IT skills and popular certifications

   - Online Books from Safari® Books Online, Books24x7®, Morgan Kaufmann and Syngress

   - Learning Paths in Ruby and Python, as well as podcasts of interviews with many of today's innovators

:: Option to join 37 Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and hundreds of local chapters

:: ACM Career & Job Center for career-enhancing benefits

Communication tools and benefits

:: Email Forwarding and Filtering Service

:: Table-of-Contents Alerts option to receive email and RSS feeds to new issues of publications as they are posted to the DL, and other tools to enhance your use of the ACM DL

:: MemberNet, a monthly e-newsletter on people and programs

:: CareerNews, an email digest of career-related topics

:: ACM discounts and special offers and Member Recognition Programs