FAQs

How do I update my personal information?

Membership and personal information is updated under myPMI, located on the PMI global website. To be redirected please click here: PMI global website 

Can a company sponsor a Chapter event?

Yes, please contact our Vendor Relations Director at vendorrelations@pmiaustin.org for more information.

Can I post a job from my company on your site?

Yes, please contact PMIA Opportunities at opportunities@pmiaustin.org for more information or to submit details about a job opportunity.

How do I join PMI?

Membership is open to anyone who is interested and/or engaged in practicing, teaching, researching or otherwise applying project management skills. To become a member in the Austin Chapter, you must first join the global organization at www.pmi.org  

How do I join the Austin Chapter?

To become an Austin PMI member, register and pay dues at the national PMI site at www.pmi.org/. Follow the below steps while at the PMI website:

    • To purchase the local membership Go to Membership then click on Local Chapters under Popular Benefits
    • Scroll down to Find a Chapter
    • Locate Austin Chapter and click on Join and Add to Cart
    • The fee to join PMI Austin is only $25. As a PMIA member you can take advantage of member discounts to PMIA events throughout the year!

I am a new member, how do I log-on on to the Member Area on the local chapter site?

Within 24-48 hours of purchasing your local membership at www.pmi.org you will receive a welcome email from the PMI Austin Chapter. The email will obtain log-in details to access the PMI Austin chapter site as a member. If you do not receive the welcome email please contact us at membership@pmiaustin.org.

I'm a member but this is my first visit to the Chapter's website, how do I logon?

Your PMI Austin log-in is the same as your PMI Global log on credentials (your PMI ID and password). Any problems logging on please send an email to technology@pmiaustin.org

I forgot my log-in credentials to the local chapter, what do I do?

Click on Member Area, you will see Forgot Username/Password? Click on this and enter your email address on file with PMI. PMIA will then send you an email notification to change your password.

I am a chapter member and am not receiving emails from PMIA, what can I do?

Please verify the email you listed in the global site under myPMI.

If the email is correct then follow the below instructions. If you are having trouble receiving mail from your organization, a firewall or spam filtering service is likely the cause of the issue.  However, you can white list several domains and IP addresses to ensure safe delivery.  Depending on your e-mail service, you may be able to do this yourself, or you may need the assistance of your IT administrator.  We recommend that you visit the following site http://support.starchapter.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/164/4/white-listing-organization-mail to help ensure delivery.

How do I register for Austin Chapter events?

Each event has its own registration web page. Please visit www.pmiaustin.org for event information.

I forgot to register for the Chapter meeting, can I still attend?

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept on-site registrations. Please register in advance for our monthly chapter events.

I recently attended a PMIA event offering PDUs and have not received them yet. What do I do?

Please send an e-mail including event details and your PMI ID to the Professional Development Officer at profdev@pmiaustin.org

What is the deadline for event registrations?

The chart below provides the online registration deadline for regularly scheduled events.

Event

Online Registration Deadline

Monthly Chapter Meeting with Dinner option

6:00 PM Thursday before the event for the Dinner Option. Early Bird Specials available please visit www.pmiaustin.org for details.

Monthly Chapter Meeting without Dinner

6:00 PM Monday before the event. Early Bird Specials available please visit www.pmiaustin.org for details.

Lunch-n-Learns

Please visit www.pmiaustin.org for event information.

Professional Development Seminars

Please visit www.pmiaustin.org for event information.

Education Classes

Please visit www.pmiaustin.org for event information.

How do I get the early bird discount?

The deadline and means for obtaining the early bird discount varies by event type:

    • Monthly Chapter Events - Must pre-register and pay in full before the early bird deadline
    • Education Events - Must pre-register before the early bird deadline.
    • Professional Development Events - Must pre-register and pay in full before the early bird deadline.

How do I cancel my reservation (and get a refund)?

Please visit the Chapter Refund Policy.

I was charged the wrong amount for an event.  How do I get a partial refund?

Please visit the Chapter Refund Policy.

What forms of payment do you accept? 

    • Prepayment: Visa, MC, Discover, and AMEX
    • We are unable to accept payment at the door. Please visit our website for upcoming events and online Registration.

Do you hold PMP Certification Prep classes?

Yes, see the PMP Prep Workshops page for class details.

How do I register for the PMP Certification exam?

Online Registration for the PMP or CAPM exam is handled on the global PMI website at www.pmi.org. Please note that you must meet the requirements in order to take the exam.

I'm interested in speaking at a dinner meeting, or I want to recommend a speaker. Who should I contact?

For details on speaking opportunities please contact the professional development officer at profdev@pmiaustin.org

How do I volunteer?

We have a Volunteer Management Site (VRMS) for indicating interest in volunteering. Please note that this is only a communication from members to the chapter leadership. You will be contacted separately to confirm your tasks. You may also contact volunteer@pmiaustin.org for more information.

How do I become a Committee Chair?

Committee Chairs currently available are listed on the Volunteer Management Site. You may also contact our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@pmiaustin.org

How do I become a member of the Board of Directors?

Director positions are appointed by the Officers. Please contact the Officer associated with the Director position to express your interest. Officer positions are elected by the membership. The Nominating Committee prepares a slate for election each year. Please contact the Past President if you are interested in becoming an Officer.

Are the By Laws available online?

Yes, you can find them by clicking on this link: Chapter By-Laws

Where may I send correspondence to the Chapter?
You may send correspondence to our office at:

PMI Austin Chapter
3267 Bee Caves Rd, Ste. 107-126
Austin, TX 78746 

Please address the correspondence to the appropriate individual so that we may route your information to the correct person as quickly as possible.