Become a member and join the SACNAS community!

When you join SACNAS, your membership:

  • connects you with SACNAS scientists and science students
  • increases SACNAS' national voice and science policy impact
  • helps support our programs and the participation of more students & professionals in SACNAS



Membership Dues

We've reduced the costs (but none of the benefits) of membership because we value your involvement in SACNAS and believe finances shouldn't get in the way of your ongoing membership.

Membership Type Dues
Annual Memberships
Student 1-year Member
Student 2-year Member $25
Student 3-year Member $30
Postdoc 1-year Member $45
Professional 1-year Member $65
Professional 2-year Member $100
Professional 3-year Member $135
Lifetime Memberships
Life Member $500
Friend of the Society Member $1,000
Upgrade from Life Member to Friend of the Society $500


All SACNAS paid members enjoy the following benefits:

  • access to SACNAS News digital magazine, published twice annually
  • subscription to the monthly SACNAS E-newsletter, with stories, opportunities, and more
  • voting rights in the SACNAS Presidential and Board of Directors Elections
  • opportunities to get involved in the leadership of SACNAS through the board of directors & committees
  • reduced registration rates for the annual SACNAS National Conference
  • eligibility to take part in or start a SACNAS Chapter
  • eligibility to apply and participate in SACNAS Summer Leadership Institute and HHMI-SACNAS Advanced Leadership Institute
  • eligibility to apply to present research & receive presentation mentoring at the SACNAS National Conference
  • eligibility to apply for travel scholarships for airfare and/or lodging assistance to attend the SACNAS National Conference


  • SACNAS does not require membership numbers for program applications & participation.
  • There is no membership functionality on Do not login at the website.
  • SACNAS memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.