Quick Start Guide

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New to AIR? Have 10 minutes? Read through these 10 quick tips for getting the most from your membership right away.


Fill out your profile. The more information you provide, the more tailored your membership experience will be.


Check out AIR’s online community, AIR Hub, which features discussion boards, a directory, and resource libraries.


Save your password. You’ll need it to view members-only content and resources. Already forgot the password you created when you signed up? You can retrieve it here.


Register for an upcoming Coffee Chat. Always free for members, these regular chats provide a great opportunity for low-key networking and casual conversation around hot topics.


View the calendar for upcoming training and events. Don’t forget—as a member, you are entitled to a discount on nearly all AIR events and professional development. That includes the AIR Forum and a library of on-demand webinars.


Download the AIR Statement of Ethical Principles.
Print it. Post it. Share it.


If you are responsible for IPEDS reporting, bookmark the IPEDS Training Center, which is updated regularly. If you’re not, forward the link along to colleagues who are.


Follow AIR on social. Pro tip: Also follow those who actively engage with AIR social media to expand your network and exposure to industry news and ideas.


Volunteer. This is one of the best ways to plug into a network right away. There are myriad opportunities with varying levels of required commitment, so you can choose a role that works best for you.


Add “Association for Institutional Research” to your resume or CV. You’ve made a great choice—one that communicates your commitment to the field and higher education. Flaunt it!

Questions about purchasing membership, how to renew, or membership types? You’ll find the answers here.

Membership FAQ

For additional assistance with membership, please contact air@airweb.org.