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Student Membership Program

Please review the eligibility requirements and student membership benefits and click confirm to continue:

Student Membership Eligibility Requirements and Guidelines

  • You are enrolled in a degree-seeking program taking at least six (6) credit hours per¬†semester, or during a 15 week equivalency.
  • Your coursework, taken or planned, supports an interest in Human Resource Management or related degree program.
  • Student membership is limited to a maximum of six years, non-consecutive.
  • Students who are in established, professional roles would retain their current SHRM membership status.¬† Existing professional members would not be eligible to downgrade to student membership.

Student Membership Benefits
  • Cost: $35
  • Digital HR Magazine Subscription (student members do not receive the printed magazine with their membership)
  • Full access to SHRM Online
  • Member Directory Online search capability
  • SHRMStudent Focus Magazine (quarterly supplement to HR Magazine)
  • Discounted rate for first year of professional membership upon graduation.

Questions regarding student membership? Please email

SHRM Student Membership is non-transferable and non-refundable, except in situations where an applicant does not qualify for student membership.

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