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This section on the AIA website is complete with videos, guides, podcasts, and webinars about AIA documents and software. AIA Contract Documents Education Portal is an opportunity for contractors, architects, owners and attorneys to easily access training and resources on:

AIA documents and forms
AIA software
Documents on Demand
Keeping current on industry trends

This is a very helpful document for understanding the relationships among the documents:
AIA Contract Documents Relationship Diagrams

The AIA provides free PDF copies of document comparisons, document commentaries, guides to amendments and supplementary conditions, AIA Document G612™–2001, Owner's Instructions to the Architect, and versions of AIA Documents A201™–1997 and B151™–1997 for use with A121CMc™–2003 and A131CMc™–2003. Go to AIA Document Reference Material for these resources.

Looking for a quick tutorial on how to use the AIA's Contract Documents® software? Would you like an in-depth, easy-to-follow understanding of the AIA's most commonly used documents? If your answer is yes or you have other questions on how to make the documents work best for you, here is your one-stop resource for education and training.

The website contains lots of reference material (here and here)  — FAQs, guides, articles, synopses, comparisons, commentaries and documents — plus training and resources to download free of charge to help you in selecting the right document for your use.

Technical Support – Our Technical Support representatives can address your AIA Contract Documents software and DoD questions. Technical Support can be reached at 800-942-7732 Monday-Friday, from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm Eastern Time or send an email to

General Document Information - For answers to your questions about the content or usage of AIA Contract Documents, call 202-626-7526, Monday—Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time or send an e-mail to

As the Industry Standard, AIA Contract Documents’ fair and balanced library of contracts and documents saves you time and money.