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Student Membership Eligibility Requirements and Guidelines

Please review and confirm the eligibility requirements and join today.

  • Cost: $40 per year 
  • You are currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program. Students shall provide proof of enrollment in a college or university to qualify for student membership.
  • Students holding any form of a current SHRM professional, associate, retired, global, or general membership are NOT ELIGIBLE to convert to student membership until their next renewal cycle. 
  • Your coursework, taken or planned, supports an interest in Human Resource Management or related degree program (not a Certificate program).
  • Acceptable degree programs include:
    • Human Resource Management 
    • Human Resource Development 
    • Business Administration & Management 
    • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
    • Labor Relations 
    • MBA 
    • MBA/HR 
    • Organizational Behavior/ Organizational Development 

To see a full-listing of the Student Membership Benefits, please visit here.

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

Questions on student membership? Contact Member care via phone 800-283-7476 (U.S. only), +1-703-548-3440 (Int'l), fax (703) 535-6490, or email Member Care.

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