Membership has its benefits, so join or renew today!

The key values of STC membership are access to best-in-class technical communication education and training programs, career developmentprofessional networking opportunities, and exclusive member benefits. STC membership helps support the mission of STC to advance the theory and practice of technical communication, a mission that benefits consumers worldwide.

Please use this page to change your STC membership type. Don't forget to save your membership selections at the bottom of each page.

Retired membership renewals must be completed by paper form, or by contacting STC offices at (703) 522-4114. Online renewals for retired members is not available. To qualify for retired membership, you must be 65 years of age or older, working 20 hours or less in the field, and be a consecutive member of STC for 10 years or more. 

For information on adjusted dues for Emerging Nations, click here .

Gold Value Package Membership

Gold Value Package membership
includes access to all Classic member benefits, plus 10 printed issues of Intercom magazine, free registration for five webinars, additional 20% discount on all online courses, free access to the Salary Database, Early Bird rate for the Summit no matter when you register, and one chapter and all selected Special Interest Groups (SIGs) of your choice. Additional chapters can be added for a fee of $25 each. Gold Value Package dues - $276.50
Classic Membership

STC's Classic membership category is for the more seasoned professional with four or more years of experience. Those who choose Classic membership have access to the online versions of Intercom, Technical Communication, STC's Salary Survey, and other ePublications. They can also take advantage of member-only discounts on all STC educational webinars, online courses, STC's certification exam, annual conference registration, and corporate partner products and services. Classic membership also includes a personalized Education Report Card, and Job Bank and Mentor Board access. Additional communities can be added for a fee. Classic membership dues - $157.50
New TC Professionals Membership

New TC Professionals
receive all Classic member benefits at a discounted rate. To qualify for the New TC Professional membership rate, individuals must have graduated from a college/university within the past three years. Additional communities can be added for a fee. New TC Professional membership dues - $122.00

Student Membership

Student members 
receive all Classic member benefits, plus one professional chapter, one student chapter, one Academic and one additional Special Interest Group (SIG) membership. To be eligible for student membership, an applicant must be enrolled in an accredited university, college, community college, or technical school; taking at least two courses or the equivalent each term; and preparing for a career in technical communication. Additional communities can be added for a fee. Student membership dues - $52.50