The benefits of student membership

Join IEEE and IEEE Computer Society as a Student Member, and receive a generous package of benefits and resources that will prove essential for completing research papers and assignments, finishing your degree, and getting established in your career.


Student benefits

  • FREE ACCESS to the Computer Society Digital Library (CSDL), an online repository with nearly 500,000 articles going back to the early days of computing
  • FREE DEVELOPMENT SOFTWARE from Microsoft, including Visual Studio Team System, Expression Design, Project 2010, Visio 2010, and more
  • FREE ONLINE BOOKS from Safari Books Online – a library of 600 tech and business books from top publishers such as O'Reilly Media, Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, and more 
  • FREE ONLINE COURSES organized into 16 KnowledgeCenters with hundreds of online courses and career resources from Skillsoft, covering topics related to Cisco, IT Security, Java, Project Management, Leadership, Oracle, MS Office 2010, among others
  • FREE SUBSCRIPTIONS to timely IEEE Computer Society e-newsletters
  • ACCESS to over 25 scholarships, fellowships, and awards, as well as hundreds of conference travel grants
  • RECOGNITION for outstanding achievements – IEEE Computer Society sponsors an active and prestigious awards program
  • DISCOUNTS on conference registrations (preferred member pricing of up to 25 percent), and
  • OPPORTUNITIES to connect and contribute through local Student Chapters and Technical Committees