The key values of STC membership are access to best-in-class technical communication education and training programs, career development, professional 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 read the following before you proceed with renewing your STC membership!
All STC memberships are individual.
If your membership has lapsed for more than one year, please log to your account above and select the Join Now option to proceed through the membership process to re-activate your account correctly in our system.
If you have difficulties logging into your account, please contact STC membership before creating a duplicate record. Duplicate records can cause issues with your current account and access to benefits, and maintaining your STC history.
STC is a U.S. based company and all rates and fees listed are in U.S. dollars (USD).
If you wish to change your membership category from last year, you can select your new category from the boxes below!
Don't forget to save your membership selections at the bottom of each page using the "Add to Cart" button.
Because the full range of STC products and services is available online to members immediately upon activation, STC dues are nonrefundable and nontransferable.
All STC memberships operate on a calendar year cycle and expire on 31 December. For a full list of membership benefits, additional membership information, and category eligibility, click here.
Additional membership levels:
New membership category! Become a Sustaining Member of STC! Sustaining Membership is a long-term membership choice for those who wish to pledge their support to the Society for Technical Communication by making a 15-year membership commitment. Click here for details.
Does your organization have five or more technical communicators on staff who are interested in joining STC? If so, look into our Corporate Value Program (CVP) membership to save on dues for your entire team. Click here for details.
To see what countries qualify or for more information on Emerging Nations membership, click here.
Retired membership renewals must be completed by paper form, or by contacting STC membership. 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.
Questions? Contact STC membership at +1 (703) 522-4114 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit our Membership FAQ's page for assistance.