Nearly 70% of all IEEE CS members fall into this category. Practicing industry professionals and academics with an interest in computing that have not met or applied for Senior member should apply to this category.
Undergraduate Students are eligible for the Student Member grade. Student members pay reduced fees for membership. Students must belong to IEEE in order to become an IEEE Computer Society Student member. Student membership includes access the IEEE Computer Society Digital Library in addition to many other discounts and special support at IEEE CS conferences and events.
Our graduate students fall into the Graduate Student Member grade. They are eligible for the same benefits and discounts as Student Members, but the Graduate Student Member grade reflects the advanced nature of their studies.
The Senior Member grade is granted by the IEEE and is the highest grade for which IEEE members can apply. IEEE members can self-nominate, or be nominated, for Senior member grade.
A special IEEE membership designation given to individuals based on years of IEEE membership and their age. Eligible IEEE members are automatically elevated to life membership.
IEEE Fellow is a distinction reserved for select IEEE members whose extraordinary accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest are deemed fitting of this prestigious grade elevation.
Affiliate members are IEEE Computer Society members that are not also IEEE members. They receive Computer Society membership benefits, but do not receive IEEE member benefits.
An electronic membership option with reduced dues is available to new and renewing higher grade members who reside in countries where the per capita gross national income (GNI) does not exceed US$15,000 (per World Bank guidelines, using a three-year average).
Members that can certify that their prior year’s income did not exceed US$15,300, or equivalent, are granted a 50% reduction in Computer Society dues, as well as IEEE membership dues, regional assessments, and their optional publications. Written certification must be submitted along with application and payment.
Retired members, not gainfully employed and not qualifying for Life Member status, on attaining the age of 62 years, may apply for a 50% reduction in Computer Society dues, along with IEEE membership dues and assessments and optional publication fees.
A 50% reduction in Computer Society Dues, IEEE membership dues, assessments, and optional subscriptions is available to members and applicants who inform the IEEE Operations Center office that they:
A statement of continued unemployment shall be provided with each annual dues payment. In the case of voluntary unemployment, the provisions of this bylaw shall not exceed four years. Reduced payments may not be made in installments.
Call 1 (800) 678-4333 to take advantage of this option.
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