ACM Lifetime Professional Membership

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If you are an existing ACM member, you may enter your membership number in the space provided below to renew as a Lifetime member:

Existing ACM members can also enter the email address we have on file for you on the application below so that this order will be associated with your current membership record.


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ACM Lifetime Membership Options

ACM Life Membership rates are available at three levels based on age:

  1. Age 49 and under - 20 times the current professional dues rate:
    $1,980 Professional Membership, $3,960 with Digital Library

  2. Age 50 to 59 - 15 times the current professional dues rate:
    $1,485 Professional Membership, $2,970 with Digital Library

  3. Age 60 and above - 10 times the current professional dues rate:
    $990 Professional Membership, $1,980 with Digital Library

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Please choose only one of the following ACM Life Membership Options:
ACM Professional Lifetime Membership includes online access to 3,800+ online courses in multiple languages, 1,100 virtual labs, and 1,100 online books, a print and online subscription to Communications of the ACM, subscriptions to MemberNet, TechNews and CareerNews, full access to the Guide to Computing Literature, the Career Resource Center, and all the benefits of ACM Membership.
ACM Professional Membership PLUS the ACM Digital Library includes all the benefits mentioned PLUS unlimited access to the ACM Digital Library, which includes the Online Guide and the Online Computing Reviews Service. The Digital Library includes nearly 2 million pages of proprietary and third-party text, over one million bibliographic citations, personalized services, discussion forums and more.
The ACM Committee on Women supports, celebrates, and advocates internationally for the full engagement of women in computing. Membership in ACM-W is open to all ACM members and is free of charge.
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Purposes of ACM

All ACM Members must subscribe to the Purposes of ACM and satisfy membership qualifications.

ACM is dedicated to:
  • Advancing the art, science, engineering, and application of information technology
  • Fostering the open interchange of information to serve both professionals and the public; and
  • Promoting the highest professional and ethical standards.
Membership Qualifications
You must satisfy one of the qualifications below:
  1. Bachelor's Degree (in any subject area); or
  2. Equivalent Level of Education; or
  3. Two years full-time employment in the IT field.

By joining ACM, I agree to abide by ACM's Code of Ethics and ACM's Policy Against Harassment. I acknowledge ACM's Policy Against Harassment at ACM Activities and agree that behavior such as the following will constitute grounds for actions against me:

  • Abusive action directed at an individual, such as threats, intimidation, or bullying
  • Racism, homophobia, or other behavior that discriminates against a group or class of people
  • Sexual harassment of any kind, such as unwelcome sexual advances or words/actions of a sexual nature