Become part of this community and resource for interior designers
at institutions of higher education.

Designing for higher education is distinct and requires a balance of reliable, tested, and proven solutions. This community fosters opportunities for connecting, sharing reputable resources, collaboration, and champions advancement both at the professional and student level.

To qualify to be an AUID members, you must be full-time employees of higher education institutions that provide management, coordination, and financial oversight of interior design scope, space planning, and FF&E procurement.

AUID Membership runs concurrently with the AUID Fiscal Year and renewals are due May – June annually.

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Connect with other designers from peer institutions across the United States. Each campus brand and experience are unique but the design perspective and challenges share a common thread.


Have a challenging project or issue? Need inspiration or proven solutions? Poll other designers for resources, recommendations, and knowledge to solve problems innovatively.


CEU opportunities are available for members. Additionally, scholarships are accessible to members who are pursuing professional accreditations and current students pursuing degree programs.

Renew Your Membership Online

Renewing your membership with AUID is easy! Login to your member portal and find your membership invoice on your dashboard (under Invoices on the right). Haven’t logged in before? Use your email address to proceed through the Forgot Password instructions. Have questions? Email for assistance!

Membership Benefits

Annual Dues: $75*

*Membership is renewed annually. Additional costs associated with conference registration and attendance are not included with membership. 

AUID Membership runs concurrently with the AUID Fiscal Year and renewals are due May – June annually.

With AUID membership, you can connect with colleagues:
  • Daily/ Weekly (Instant Access to Resources & Emails)
  • Monthly (Roundtables & Newsletter)
  • Yearly (Annual Conference & NeoCon Meetup)
  • Access to peer institution networking/ resource sharing
  • Continuing Education opportunities
  • Monthly roundtable discussions
  • Invitation to NeoCon meetup
  • Invitation to annual conference (hosted by a different university each year, includes: campus tours, CEU’s, design awards, vendor showcase)
  • Subscription to Learning by Design Magazine
  • Access to the Resource Library (archives, data)
  • Membership scholarships and conference scholarships are considered on an annual basis