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Dues Free Academic Membership

Dues-free memberships are available to educators and students who meet the following criteria:

Educators: employed full-time with an academic appointment as a teacher, research specialist, department head, director or dean of a college, university, or other academic institution with an educational responsibility including purchasing, materials management, or other related fields or subjects.

Please provide a copy of your business card as verification.

Students: enrolled full-time in an accredited community college or four-year college or university. Full-time is defined as 12 or more credit hours for undergraduate students, and 6 or more hours for graduate students. You must indicate your estimated date of graduation on your application and advisor's e-mail address for verification of your full-time status.

Dues-free Membership in ISM includes:

  • A subscription to Inside Supply Management® magazine with leading-edge information for use in the classroom
  • Full access to the ISM website with searchable databases and employment opportunities
  • CAPS Research reports free of charge upon request
  • And much more!

For more information, contact ISM Customer Service at 800/888-6276, option 8 or download the special application and mail it to ISM. Remember to include the requested material as verification of your full-time or academic status.