The American Institute of Steel Construction is the premier organization for everyone involved in the design and construction of fabricated structural steel buildings and bridges. We are best known for the development of the Specification for Steel Buildings and the Manual of Steel Construction. AISC's activities and programs include continuing education, technical resources, technical assistance through the AISC Solutions Center, safety programs, networking opportunities and through our marketing initiatives AISC works to increase the market share for structural steel. AISC's membership represents more than 30,000 fabricators, services centers, mills, engineers, architects, developers, and product suppliers in the structural steel industry.

  • Full Membership
    Fabricator, steel mills, HSS producers, and service centers with production facilities or warehouses in the U.S.

  • Associate Membership
    Allied companies (equipment manufacturers, bolting manufacturers, welding equipment, coating manufacturers, etc.) and service providers (erectors, detailers, industry recruiters, etc.)

  • Affiliate Membership
    General contractors/construction managers, building inspectors, and code officials

  • Professional Membership
    Structural/civil engineers and architects

  • Retiree
    Existing Professional members age 65 and older receive a discounted member renewal rate

  • Educators
    Educators currently employed full-time by an accredited university in the U.S. receive complimentary membership in AISC

  • Students
    Students currently enrolled full-time in a graduate or undergraduate program at an accredited university in the U.S. receive complimentary membership in AISC

  • Individual Membership
    Individuals who would like to become a member of AISC, but are not eligible for any other type of AISC Membership

Questions? Contact the AISC membership department at or 312.670.2401.