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

Optional ACM Skills Bundle Add-On – Unlimited access to ACM's collection of thousands of online books, courses, and training videos from O'Reilly, Skillsoft Percipio, and Pluralsight on the latest technologies and most in-demand job skills, and popular vendor certifications.


The option to subscribe to the full ACM Digital Library, with full-text articles from all ACM publications and bibliographic data from the major publishers in computing.

Member pricing for Article Processing Charges (APCs) to make accepted full-length, peer reviewed articles in ACM Publications Open Access from the initial date of publication in the ACM Digital Library.

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.