Licensure candidates:

Successful completion of the two-day Public Interest Design Institute program
qualifies for 13 AXP hours:
 “Licensure Candidates may earn up to 20 hours per experience area of the AXP Program by completing AIA-approved continuing education programs that qualify for HSW. One AIA HSW learning unit earns one AXP hour.”*
Public Interest Design Institutes programs are accredited by the AIA, ASLA, & USGBC for 13 HSW CEUs/PDHs.



If you are not an American Institute of Architecture Student (AIAS) or AIA Associate member, you may obtain a temporary AIA customer number by completing the webform at Contact the AIA at with any additional questions.
If you are an AIAS or AIA Associate member, you may use your member number to report
continuing education.
You must upload your AIA transcript documenting completion of AIA continuing education when reporting your continuing education. Certificates of completion cannot be accepted. Your AIA transcript is available at
Once reported, AIA continuing education is reviewed and approved by NCARB.
* Authorizing document (see page 24):