Join as an Accredited Student Member
Becoming a non-corporate Student Member of PIBC is an excellent opportunity for post-secondary planning students to get connected with the planning profession, network with established professional planning practitioners, take advantage of the services and benefits of the Institute offered to Student Members, and build their future career in planning. Review the Roadmap to RPP which outlines the certification process.
Post-secondary planning students who are currently enrolled full-time in a university planning school/program which is formally accredited by the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) & PIBC wishing to apply for Student Membership should click the link below to apply for Student Membership.
Please click here to apply (after the officially start date of your accredited program): Accredited Student Membership Application.
To be eligible: you need to be currently enrolled in an accredited degree program. (SFU Bachelor of Environment - REM Planning: Accredited)
Click here for PIBC Membership Fees information.
Visit our Membership FAQs page for more information on PIBC Membership eligibility and the Registered Professional Planner (RPP) certification process.
Membership Options for Non-Accredited Students:
Students enrolled in other schools or programs which are not formally accredited by the CIP & PIBC can join as non-corporate Public Subscribers. Becoming a Public Subscriber provides a connection to the profession and some of the same benefits and services. For more details click here.
Please click here to apply (after the officially start date of your non-accredited program): Non-Accredited Student Subscriber Application.
To be eligible: you need to be currently enrolled in a non-accredited program and your expected graduation year needs to be in the current year or in the future. (SFU Bachelor of Environment - GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS: Non-Accredited)
Planning West Magazine: Non-Accredited Students will have access to the digital copies only.