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Updated December 2012
The Student Membership category of the HIMSS individual program is designed for those individuals officially enrolled in an accredited educational site as a full-time student seeking to become active in the fields of healthcare information and management systems.
For purpose of the HIMSS Student Membership category, an education site is defined as a four-year or two-year university or college, technical career college, or online institution. An individual must be enrolled as follows:
Additional Eligibility Requirements for Student Membership in HIMSS
Student membership in HIMSS is open to individuals who are new to HIMSS and are enrolled full-time at an accredited educational site seeking to become active in the fields of healthcare information and management systems.
Individuals new to HIMSS and applying for Student membership may be enrolled in any level of full-time study as defined above: certificate program, associate, undergraduate, or graduate.
Renewing Student Members:
Individuals seeking to renew student membership in HIMSS will be allowed to do so based upon their degree or certificate award date (graduation).
If no award/graduation date is provided, individuals will be asked to renew as a Regular member at the time their membership renewal is due. Individuals providing evidence of current student enrollment at the time of renewal will be allowed to renew as a student member for an additional year.
Student Membership Verification Process*
Individuals eligiblefor Student Membership in HIMSS are allowed to register for membership at any time using the HIMSS online membership registration process. The option to select Student Membership will be available after creating your member profile. At the time of new membership registration and membership renewal, individuals interested in student membership in HIMSS will be required to answer qualification questions regarding enrollment including but not limited to:
In addition, individuals seeking student membership in HIMSS:
Accepted Documentation of Student Enrollment:
*Documentation of student enrollment may also be submitted within 30-days of Student Membership registration to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Membership Dues