Membership FAQs What if I don't have my member ID number? Click here to have your member ID sent to your email address on file, or contact SHRM Member Care Center Call 1800 103 2198 (Toll Free) or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org When will I have access to the website? When joining online : within 3 hours When joining by mail: 4-6 weeks What do I do if I can't log into the members-only pages? Contact SHRM Member Care Center Call 1800 103 2198 (Toll Free) or e-mail: email@example.com Can I share my membership number with other people? No. SHRM is an individual membership organization. Use of your membership number by any non-member is a violation of the SHRM membership policy. How do I update my mailing address and contact information? Visit www.shrm.org/memberrecord to update your information When does my membership expire? Twelve (12) months from the end of the month in which your membership was processed. Example: If your membership is processed on 09/07/2014, then your membership expires on 31/07/2015. What are the differences between Student, Global Internet and professional memberships? Click here for membership category descriptions. How can a member contact an HR Advisor in the HR Knowledge Center for assistance with HR-related questions? Any non-student member may contact an HR Advisor via email from www.shrm.org/india. Student members may search member-protected pages of the SHRM website to conduct their own research. My company paid my membership. What happens if I leave my job? SHRM membership is individual, so your membership follows you. Please make sure to keep your contact information current, especially when changing jobs or if you move. See www.shrm.org/memberrecord How do I specify which emails I want to receive? Follow the directions in the statement at the bottom of every email:"If you wish to stop emails of this type, click unsubscribe. If you wish to stop all commercial email, follow this link to your Subscription Management Page." At the Subscription Management Page, you can choose which emails you want to receive (opt-in ) Membership Card How do I create a membership card online? 1. Click here to create your card 2. Log in, if you are not already logged in. 3. Click on "Generate membership card". A PDF file of your card will be created. 4. Click on the printer icon on the PDF toolbar. Click to generate your membership card. How do I change the size of the printed card? 1. Click on the printer icon on the PDF toolbar. 2. Go to "Page Handling' near the middle of the screen . 3. Go to "Page Scaling". 4. From the drop -down menu, choose the option "shrink to printable area". Do I need an active membership to print a card? Yes. What do I need to create an online membership card? You will need: 1. An active SHRM membership. 2. Your last name as listed in the SHRM directory. 3. Your member ID number. 4. Adobe Acrobat reader software (which can be downloaded from www.adobe.com). Resources When will my HR Magazine subscription begin? You have online access to current feature articles at all times. If your membership is processed prior to the 8th of the month, you will begin receiving your copy of HR Magazine the following month. If your membership is processed after the 8th, it will take an additional month. Example: If you join September 7, you will receive the October issue, but if you join September 9 , you will receive the November issue.