Membership Benefits

There are many reasons to join ACM. When you become a member, you become a part of the dynamic changes that are transforming our world by helping to shape the future of computing. ACM provides the tools and resources to help get you there by advancing your career and enriching your knowledge with life-long learning resources.

ACM Professional and Student members enjoy these benefits:

Networking Opportunities:

Benefits Professional Members Student Members

Thousands of online books, online courses, videos, and tutorials from Skillsoft covering the most in-demand skills, software, and technologies for computing professionals

Access to a custom collection of more than 2,000 courses, skill assessments, learning paths, and certification exam prep from Pluralsight

The option to subscribe to the full ACM Digital Library, which includes over 2 million pages of text

Ability to search DL, access bibliographic citations, view article abstracts

A full year (12 issues) print subscription to Communications of the ACM


A full year (12 issues) online subscription to Communications of the ACM

A full-year (4 issues) subscription to XRDS: Crossroads, ACM's Student Magazine


A full-year electronic subscription to monthly MemberNet newsletter

Student Quick Takes (ACM's quarterly newsletters)


TechNews (ACM's tri-weekly email IT news digest);

CareerNews, ACM's twice monthly email career news digest

ACM Queue, ACM's online magazine for practicing software engineers, is written by engineers for engineers, and focuses on the technical problems and challenges that loom ahead

Ubiquity, ACM's IT opinion magazine and forum, and eLearn, ACM's magazine dedicated to distance education

Discounts on subscriptions to ACM journals, magazines, books, and conferences. Exclusive subscription pricing on ACM Books series

free email forwarding address with high-quality spam filtering

Special discounts and access to valuable products and services through the ACM's Insurance and Discounts and Special Offers Programs

Participation in ACM Distinguished Speakers Program (DSP)

Voting for ACM Officers (Paid professional members only)


Please Note: ACM reserves the right to change or substitute the benefits, products or services included with membership.

Shape the Future of Computing!

For over 70 years, ACM has helped computing professionals to be their most creative, connect to peers, and see what’s next. Joining ACM means you dare to be the best computing professional you can be.

Be Creative. Stay connected. Keep inventing.

Join ACM today.

ACM Student Research Competition

The ACM Student Research Competition is an internationally recognized venue enabling undergraduate and graduate students to experience the research world, share research results and exchange ideas, rub shoulders with academic and industry luminaries, understand the practical applications of their research and gain recognition.