UC San Diego Student Chapter
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

About us

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, is a global community striving to engage, foster, and promote professionalism, education, communication, and innovation of aeronautical and astronautical endeavors. The University of California, San Diego student chapter of AIAA is one of over 160 student branches devoted towards the fulfillment of this goal.

National membership

Although AIAA @ UCSD membership is free, students are highly encouraged to join AIAA national membership. For $25, AIAA provides many special service and benefits to national student members.

  • Access to latest technical information and news
  • Opportunities to network with today's leaders and professionals in aerospace
  • Resources to support your career and professional development
  • Discounts on conferences, local section events, and technical meetings
  • Significant (30–40%) discount on AIAA textbooks
  • Ability to participate in AIAA-sponsored design and research competitions
  • Free subscription to Aerospace America.
  • Scholarship opportunities

Sign up for national AIAA student membership →