How do I join PMI Global?

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 PMI Austin Chapter, you must first join the PMI Global at

Visit the PMI Global Membership Types page for more information and to join or renew your membership.

How do I join PMI Austin Chapter?

To become a member of the PMI Austin Chapter, you must first become a member of the Project Management Institute. As you fill out the main PMI membership application, you will be asked if you wish to join a local chapter. Simply select the Austin Chapter (there is an extra fee for joining the PMI Austin Chapter).

If you are already a member of PMI Global, but would like to join the local chapter, select Local Chapters from the menu on the left of the screen.

I am a new member - how do I log on to the member area of chapter website?

Within 24-48 hours of purchasing your local membership at you will receive a welcome email from PMI. 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.

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

Your PMI Austin login credentials is the same as your PMI Global login credentials (your PMI User Name and Password). Any problems logging on please contact us.

I forgot my login credentials to the local chapter, what do I do?

From the top navigation menu, select Login and click the Forgot Password? link and follow the instructions. PMI will send you an email notification to change your password.

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

Please verify the email you listed with PMI Global under

If the email address is correct, check your spam folder. 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. 

You may also have unsubscribed from chapter mailings, in which case you will not receive any newsletter emails.

How do I update my personal information?

Membership and personal information is updated on the PMI global website at

How do I register for the chapter events?

Each event has its own registration page. Please visit our Calendar of Events.

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

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept on-site registrations for meals. We can accept a limited number of walk-ins for the presentations only. Please register in advance for our monthly chapter events, as we must provide RSVP counts to our event vendor in advance.

What is the deadline for chapter event registrations?

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

  • Monthly Chapter Meeting with Dinner option - 6:00PM CST Thursday before the event. Early Bird Specials available
  • Monthly Chapter Meeting without Dinner - 6:00PM CST Monday before the event. Early Bird Specials available
  • Lunch-n-Learns - See the event information
  • Professional Development Seminars - See the event information

Please visit Calendar of Events for event information.

I attended a chapter event offering PDUs but not received the PDUs. What do I do?

Please contact us with the event details and your PMI ID.

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 see our upcoming events for online registration.
Does the chapter accept vouchers, as a form of payment?

At this time, only credit card payments are accepted.

Can a company sponsor a chapter event?

Yes, please visit our Become a Sponsor page for more information.

Does the chapter hold PMP Certification Prep classes?

Please see the PMP Exam Prep page for 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 Please note that you must meet the requirements in order to take the exam.

I'm interested in speaking at chapter events. What do I do?

For details on speaking opportunities, please see Become a Speaker page.

How do I volunteer?

We have a Volunteer Management System (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 the next steps.

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

Director and chair positions are appointed by the Officers. All director and chair opportunities will be posted on the Volunteer Management System (VRMS).

Officer positions are elected by the membership. The Nominating Committee prepares a slate for election each year. Please contact us if you are interested in becoming an Officer.

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

Yes, visit our Employers page for more information and submit job postings. 

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 Box 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.