Multiple Ways to Join

Join the APA and the GPA

APA offers opportunities and resources for everyone who is committed to creating communities that thrive and prosper. Membership includes publications and resources associated with the APA and its state chapter.

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Join the GPA

This membership is for non-professional members who want to be involved with the activities of the GPA. Membership is $35.00 annually, but must be registered through the APA.

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Free Student Membership Program

APA’s popular Free Student Membership Program is about to enter its sixth year. Recently, with the help of planning faculty and staff, we began to enroll incoming third-year undergraduates and first-year graduate students in more than 70 colleges and universities with PAB-accredited programs.

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Modify an Existing Membership

Uttilize the APA website to make modifications to profile information for an existing membership.

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Special Dues Information

I am unemployed, but I want to retain my membership; am I eligible for a reduced dues rate?

Unemployment eligibility: Upon request of the member via e-mail or phone, and subject to management approval. Active (current and continuous) APA membership for the past 3 or more years entitles you to 1 year of membership dues at the unemployment rate for a maximum of 5 years (15 years of active service). This is not a billable rate, so you will have to request the unemployment rate every year upon renewal.

Unemployment rates: APA dues $50, Chapter dues $10, AICP (if applicable) $25. All publications and divisions are at regular price.

For more information please visit the:  APA Customer Service FAQ webpage