Exclusively for current, full-time students enrolled at an accredited institution, active duty personnel participating in professional military education at a DoD command, or students with an approved educational/degree plan through their service’s voluntary education program (Navy College Program, Marine Corps College Program, Coast Guard Education Program).


Student Membership benefits include:
  • Print and digital access to Proceedings magazine, the most important and must-read publication for the Sea Services, plus full access to USNI.org

  • Discounts of up to 40% off of all titles published by the Naval Institute Press.

  • A 28% discount on subscriptions to our award-winning bi-monthly Naval History Magazine.

  • Subscription to USNI News: Sea Scroll, our weekly members-only newsletter.

  • Exclusive invitations to our free professional conference series and events, as well as a significant discount on registration for the largest Sea Services conference in the nation, WEST, held every winter in San Diego, CA. Network with members, military leaders, and defense industry executives.

  • Access to over 150 years of archival information, including oral histories, rare photographs, and every article published in Proceedings from 1874 to today.

  • The opportunity to lend your voice to the open forum and engage in intellectual debate to advance the naval profession.

Student membership is $20 per year.

International Student Membership

For those students that live outside of the United States and prefer to receive a print edition of Proceedings, the extra cost covers international postage fees.

International student membership is $42 per year.