Renew Your STC Dues by December 31

Join or Renew your STC membership today to continue receiving exclusive benefits such as the member rate for the Virtual STC Technical Communication Summit 2021 Conference and Expo.

Note: Your dues may be tax deductible. For information, see https://www.stc.org/deduct-your-dues/

All STC memberships operate on a calendar year cycle and expire on 31 December. For new memberships or memberships that have lapsed more than one year, there is a $15 enrollment fee.

STC Membership Rates for 2021

Membership Category Dues Paid between
1 January –
28 February
1 March –
30 April
1 May –
30 June
1 July –
31 August
Professional & Academic $225.00 $225.00 $225.00 $157.50
New Professional $180.00 $180.00 $180.00 $126.00
Student $75.00 $75.00 $75.00 $52.50
Retired $145.00 $145.00 $145.00 $101.50

Membership Categories for Emerging Nations for 2021
See list of eligible countries

Membership Category Dues Paid between
1 January –
28 February
1 March –
30 April
1 May –
30 June
1 July –
31 August
Professional & Academic $50.00 $50.00 $50.00 $35.00
Student $25.00 $25.00 $25.00 $17.50

You may join any number of STC chapters and SIGs at the followinig rates:

  • $25 per chapter (emerging nations: $10)
  • $10 per SIG (emerging nations: $5)

We encourage you to add the Washington, DC – Baltimore Chapter as your home chapter or add it in addition to other chapters and SIGs you may join. See Why Should You Join the WDCB Chapter? for many reasons to join the chapter.

Members may add the following a la carte menu items:

  • $60 for printed subscription to Intercom*
  • $75 for printed subscription to Technical Communication*

* Includes U.S. postage. International postage rate for Intercom is $25 for Canada and $45 for other countries. For Technical Communication, international postage rate is $20 for Canada and $40 for other countries.

Membership includes digital access to publications. A subscription is required for print versions.

  • Technical Communication is published quarterly in February, May, August, and November
    • Multiply $18.75 by the number of issues remaining in the year
  • Intercom is published 8 times a year in January, February, March, April, May, June/July, September
    • Multiply $6.00 by the number of issues remaining in the year

What STC Can Provide for Your Continued Career Development

Networking:
Network with hundreds of tech comm professionals through our networking communities; chapters (geographic area) and special interest groups (virtual topics of interest).
Access to STC's Mentor Board.
Professional Development:
Discounted registration for the CPTC Certification Exam.
Free and discounted live webinars with upcoming programs on topics such as podcasting, accessibility, and Learning Experience Design (LXD).
Discounted online courses with upcoming mid-career topics on instructional design, Python, leadership, and more!
Discounted webinars recordings available on topics such as "Career Advancement Through Personal Branding," Documentation Project Management, and more!
Free access to select recorded webinars such as "Creating Content that's Intelligent" and "Cybersecurity, COVID-19, and Working from Home."
Discounted rate for the STC Technical Communication Summit & Expo annual conference.

In addition, STC provides additional resources including access to our digital STC Publications: both Intercom (STC's magazine) and Technical Communication (STC's quarterly journal), access to STC's Job Bank sponsored by Writing Assistance, Inc which includes career resources, and exclusive discounts through our Member Perks program.

See the following links for more information about STC and how to join:

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Fellow of the Society for Technical Communication. STC member since June 1979. Director at Large, Washington, DC - Baltimore chapter and webmaster. Past chapter president of the Washington, DC chapter (1998-1999 and 2000-2001).