I am not Chicano/Hispanic or Native American. Can I be a SACNAS member?
YES!! Our name is a testament to our founding during the Chicano and American Indian civil rights movements. Everyone is welcome to become a SACNAS member, regardless of gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, race, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, or religion (including the lack thereof or religious dress and grooming).
Why should I become a member? / How much does membership cost?
At SACNAS, diversity, equity, and inclusion are not abstract concepts or buzz words.They are values and the heartbeat of our programs. They are part of our DNA. We create space where STEM students and professionals from historically underrepresented populations can feel like they belong, can embrace their intersectional identities, and be empowered to bring their whole selves to STEM.
How can I gift or sponsor a membership for someone other than myself?
When I try to log-in, my account says "Currently Under Review" and will not allow me to log in. Why?
New (or recently renewed) members must verify their email address via an automated confirmation email. Please check your email SPAM or JUNK folder to find this email, and follow the prompts to confirm your email address is correct. If you cannot locate this email, please contact email@example.com and include your first and last name.
I have not received any communications about my new membership. What do I do?
Does SACNAS have institutional or group memberships?
No, we do not offer organizational memberships or group rates at this time.
If you are purchasing a membership for a large group (5 or more), fill out THIS TEMPLATE and send to firstname.lastname@example.org for faster assistance.
What does "SACNISTA" mean?
“SACNISTA” is a term we use to refer to our members. It comes from adding “-ista” to the organization’s name “SACNAS”. Adding this suffix indicates that SACNISTAs (or members) are people who share SACNAS’ values and passion for diversity, inclusion, and equity in STEM. SACNISTAs bring their full authentic selves to our community to inspire and support one another. Anyone can be a SACNISTA— just click below to join us as a member!
I was a member a long time ago. Why can't I access my membership account? Should I make a new profile?
SACNAS switched to a new and improved Online Community in 2018! If you have not logged in to your membership since 2018, please create a new membership and contact email@example.com to update your original join date.
I can't sign-in. How do I re-set my password?
Click here to reset your password. You will receive an email from firstname.lastname@example.org with a link to reset your password. Please check your spam or junk folder for this email.
If you don’t know your login email or continue to have problems, please email email@example.com with your first name, last name, and last known membership-associated email address.
Please note: SACNAS no longer uses member ID numbers. Your unique identifier is your email address.
How can I change my email address?
How do I check when my membership expires?
You will also receive an email notification prior to your expiration date with a link to renew.
How do I view/download/print a copy of my membership receipt?
How do I renew my membership? / Why can't I renew my membership?
Except for Lifetime members, memberships will renew automatically on your anniversary date. You will receive a notification to remind you when your renewal is coming up.
I don’t want to renew my membership automatically. How do I cancel?
How do I hide my personal information from the directory/ my profile?
NOTE: Some fields you provided upon signing up, are not visible in your profile. These fields will be indicated with red text “(Not visible in profile)“