How to Join HFES
HFES welcomes your membership! Founded in 1957, the Society is the largest multidisciplinary professional organization in the world for individuals in the HF/E field with members located throughout the United States and in 40 other countries. HFES has 23 Technical Groups and Local and Student chapters. Membership benefits include the bimonthly research journal Human Factors, the quarterly applications magazine Ergonomics in Design, a monthly newsletter, complimentary access to webinars, the HFES Career Center, and discounts on other HFES publications and meeting registration fees. Read about all the benefits of membership.
Term of Membership
Memberships are for a calendar year, January 1 to December 31. Members joining prior to November 1 receive all publications for the current year. Members who join after November 1 begin to receive publications immediately and do not need to renew until the end of the following year. (No back publications are sent.)
Your Contributing or Supporting membership dues are especially helpful in Society programs
How to Join
Step 1. Determine which membership category you'd like to apply for: Full Member, Associate, Affiliate, or Student Affiliate. Read the membership category descriptions.
Step 2. Complete an online membership application form for the category that applies (online transactions are secure). Select the appropriate form:
If you'd prefer to download and complete a PDF application form, select the one that applies:
Interested in becoming an Individual or Corporate Sustaining Member? View the benefits and levels of membership.
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