Military and Veteran Information

For military and veteran information please visit

You may also contact our chapter's own Military Liason at

Do I just pay a fee to renew my PMP certification? Any other requirements?

Paying the fee alone will not renew your certification, you also have to report 60 PDUs (Professional Development Units = hours) every three years to maintain your PMP certification. See the PMP Credential Handbook to find out how to go about obtaining those required PDUs (see pages 28 to 30).

Can I obtain PDUs by attending the Chapter meetings?

Yes you can earn one PDU and there are two easy ways to report your PDUs

Reporting your PDU from the PMI website.
Reporting your PDU via the myPMI Mobile App.

Can I earn PDUs for volunteering for the chapter or a forum? What about outside activities?

Yes you can earn PDUs for volunteer work for a chapter as well as other volunteer groups.

How do I go about becoming a PMP?

See the requirements of what it takes to be eligible to take this certification (see page 7): PMP Credential Handbook

Please tell me more about the PMI membership and PMP exam fees?

When you join PMI, and then decide to apply for the PMP exam, instead of paying $555 to take the PMP exam, you will only pay $405. That is a good amount of money saved!

Membership is currently $139 for new members and the annual renewal fee is $129.

Visit the following PMI website for the latest information on membership:

What is the CAPM certification and how is it different in terms of requirements from the PMP certification?

Page 5 and 7 of the following handbook from PMI do a great job explaining the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification in detail: CAPM Credential Handbook

Do you accept credit cards for monthly meetings as well as the exam prep certification courses?

Yes we do. The Pay Now icons will provide you an option of either using your PayPal account or any one of the following 4 major credit cards: Visa, MC, Discover and Amex.

Why should I obtain a PMP certification?

If the link above is no longer valid, utilize the following PDF'd file: Why Project Management Certification Matter