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SAE Membership

A Basic Membership That's Anything But Basic

Classic SAE Membership Level

Starter Member Benefits

  • Discounts on books, papers, standards, SAE conference registrations, and professional development seminars
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A Step Up in Benefits to Step Up Your Career

Premium SAE Membership Level

Exclusive Member Benefits

  • Higher discounts on books, papers, standards, SAE conference registrations, and professional development seminars
  • Complimentary subscriptions to two SAE industry magazines
  • 45-day free access to view selected new video content from SAE events
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The Most Benefits and the Most Access to SAE Privileges

Elite SAE Membership Level

The Most Member Benefits

  • The highest level of discounts on books, technical papers and standards, SAE conference registrations and professional development seminars
  • Complimentary subscriptions to three SAE industry magazines
  • 45-day free access to view selected new video content from SAE events
  • VIP services at SAE's conferences: priority check-in, priority hotel reservation notices, invitations to special VIP activities
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Grades of SAE Membership

There are six grades of membership in SAE:

Full-time college/university students pursuing studies leading to any associate, bachelor, masters, or doctoral degree.
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Associate
Anyone whose affiliation supports the objectives of SAE but does not meet the requirements for Member grade.
Member
Established engineers, scientists, and other professionals who have a qualified college or university degree in engineering; or have the required equivalent years of technical education and professional technical experience; or have distinguished service and noteworthy accomplishments. Individuals with a Member grade are entitled to vote on matters submitted to a vote of the membership.
The most prestigious grade established to recognize individuals for extraordinary leadership, creativity, and accomplishments in science, engineering, and technology covered by SAE. You must be nominated by other SAE members to be considered for this grade.
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Honorary
This grade is composed of the Past Presidents of SAE.
Joint
Joint members are members from organizations with which SAE has a joint membership agreement.

Changing Your Grade From Associate to Member
Complete the membership grade change form online including your member number and click "Process my Form."

Grades of Membership vs. Membership Levels
Grade: You are assigned a grade of membership, Student, Associate, or Member, based on your educational background, experience and level of engineering involvement.
Level: You can choose any level of membership depending on the amount of benefits you desire, regardless of your grade.

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SAE Membership FAQs

Questions about your Member Grade
Go to your My SAE page or contact SAE Customer Service
Email: CustomerService@sae.org
Phone: 877-606-7323 (in the U.S. and Canada)
+1 724-776-4970 (outside the U.S. and Canada)
Fax: +1 724-776-0790