American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics at San Jose State University

Welcome to San Jose State University's American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) student branch's website. Here you will find valuable information regarding the club and its related activities such as events and project funding.

With more than 35,000 members, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics is the world's largest professional society, principal voice, and information resource devoted to the progress of engineering and science in aviation, space, and defense. The purpose of our student branch is to support the success of San Jose State University's aerospace engineering students. AIAA will provide its members with access to events, workshops, club room resources, research projects, socials, and other related activities that will connect students with professionals and help prepare them for a career in the aerospace industry.

Why Join AIAA? 

  • Tours of Aerospace Industries
  • Network with Professional Engineers
  • Meet Aerospace Engineering Students
  • Connect with Research Project Teams
  • Funding for Senior/Grad Projects 
  • Student Lockers, Snack Shack, and Study Area
  • Access an AIAA-only Printer/Scanner/Copier
  • Join Design Competitions
  • Apply for Scholarships (National AIAA) 
  • Attend Technical Conferences (National AIAA)
  • Free t-shirt!

How to become an AIAA member

Joining the San Jose State University chapter of AIAA is easy.

  • Complete and submit this form to update our records and regularly receive updates of club activities.
  • Pay a $30 membership fee to any AIAA officer.
    • NOTE: if you are joining AIAA for only the fall or spring semester, the membership fee is $20. Membership is valid through the summer of 2018 and gets you access to all club events and resources.
    • If you provide proof that you are a national AIAA member, you get the fee discounted to $20 for the full year or $15 for only the fall or spring semester.

If you're interested in also becoming a national AIAA member, you can check out their website here

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