Memberships

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Memberships

You Belong Here

There is a place for you in STEM, where you can show up exactly as you are — Where your identities are affirmed as your strength, your roots are nurtured, not dismissed, and where diversity, equity, and inclusion are the priority, not an assimilation to the majority.

Becoming a SACNAS member is an invitation to bring your whole self to the STEM field. Our memberships begin for students at the undergraduate level and serve every stage of your education and career, no matter what path you take. If you are a high school student or younger, we encourage you to follow SACNAS channels and keep up your interest in STEM!

 

🔔 Registration for the 2022 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference Opens Monday, May 16 at 9am PACIFIC TIME— Become a paid member to access discounted registration.

 

Memberships

You Belong Here

There is a place for you in STEM, where you can show up exactly as you are — Where your identities are affirmed as your strength, your roots are nurtured, not dismissed, and where diversity, equity, and inclusion are the priority, not an assimilation to the majority.

Becoming a SACNAS member is an invitation to bring your whole self to the STEM field. Our memberships begin for students at the undergraduate level and serve every stage of your education and career, no matter what path you take. If you are a high school student or younger, we encourage you to follow SACNAS channels and keep up your interest in STEM!

 

🔔 Registration for the 2022 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference Opens Monday, May 16 at 9am PACIFIC TIME— Become a paid member to access discounted registration.

 

Membership Options

$10

per year

Student

Undergraduate, Postbacc, Graduate Students

$25

per year*

New Professional

Recent Grads and Postdocs

$65

per year

Professional Level 1

Early, Mid, Late Career Professionals

$1000

one-time fee

Lifetime

Membership never expires

Discounted registration for 2022 SACNAS NDiSTEM Digital Conference

Add friends and send message in the online community

Eligible to apply for student programs

Eligible to apply for professional programs, including leadership institutes

Participate in the SACNAS Story Bank

Voting rights in Board Election

Discount on first career center job posting

Discount on a career center advertisement

Portion of your annual dues goes to a SACNAS Chapter

Membership pin and yearly thank you gift

*Free for 1 year for previous student-level members

Other Options

Professional Level 2

Professional Level 3

Free

If you need assistance with your membership dues, we have a free option with limited benefits available upon request.
Email members@sacnas.org for more information and options.
Please note: Free members are not eligible for discounted registration for the 2022 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM (NDiSTEM) Digital Conference.

Membership Options

$10

per year

Student

Undergraduate, Postbacc, Graduate Students

Discounted registration for 2022 SACNAS NDiSTEM Digital Conference

Add friends and send message in the online community

Eligible to apply for student programs

Eligible to apply for professional programs, including leadership institutes

Participate in the SACNAS Story Bank

Voting rights in Board Election

Discount on first career center job posting

Discount on a career center advertisement

Portion of your annual dues goes to a SACNAS Chapter

Membership pin and yearly thank you gift

*Free for 1 year for previous student-level members

$25

per year*

New Professional

Recent Grads and Postdocs

Discounted registration for 2022 SACNAS NDiSTEM Digital Conference

Add friends and send message in the online community

Eligible to apply for student programs

Eligible to apply for professional programs, including leadership institutes

Participate in the SACNAS Story Bank

Voting rights in Board Election

Discount on first career center job posting

Discount on a career center advertisement

Portion of your annual dues goes to a SACNAS Chapter

Membership pin and yearly thank you gift

*Free for 1 year for previous student-level members

$65

per year

Professional Level 1

Early, Mid, Late Career Professionals

Discounted registration for 2022 SACNAS NDiSTEM Digital Conference

Add friends and send message in the online community

Eligible to apply for student programs

Eligible to apply for professional programs, including leadership institutes

Participate in the SACNAS Story Bank

Voting rights in Board Election

Discount on first career center job posting

Discount on a career center advertisement

Portion of your annual dues goes to a SACNAS Chapter

Membership pin and yearly thank you gift

*Free for 1 year for previous student-level members

$1000

one-time fee

Lifetime

Membership never expires

Discounted registration for 2022 SACNAS NDiSTEM Digital Conference

Add friends and send message in the online community

Eligible to apply for student programs

Eligible to apply for professional programs, including leadership institutes

Participate in the SACNAS Story Bank

Voting rights in Board Election

Discount on first career center job posting

Discount on a career center advertisement

Portion of your annual dues goes to a SACNAS Chapter

Membership pin and yearly thank you gift

*Free for 1 year for previous student-level members

Professional Level 2

Professional Level 3

Free

If you need assistance with your membership dues, we have a free option with limited benefits available upon request.
Email members@sacnas.org for more information and options.
Please note: Free members are not eligible for discounted registration for the 2022 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM (NDiSTEM) Digital Conference.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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). We look forward to welcoming you to our SACNAS family!

New/Potential Members

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.

Member dues represent an investment in yourself and in your community. All prices are listed above and all memberships are an an automatic-renewal basis until you cancel.

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 members@sacnas.org and include your first and last name.

I have not received any communications about my new membership. What do I do?


Please keep an eye out for emails from members@sacnas.org which will inform you about your benefits and update you on opportunities available to you. These emails may go to spam or junk so please ADD US TO YOUR ADDRESS BOOK.

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), click here to request a group invoice.

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 above to join us as a member!

Current Members

How do I find my member ID number?


For detailed instructions click here.

I can't sign-in. How do I re-set my password?


Click here to reset your password. You will receive an email from members@sacnas.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 members@sacnas.org 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?


Use this form to request a change to your account. Please be sure to update your email and preferences on the SACNAS Members Email List.

How do I upgrade my membership?

How do I check when my membership expires?

How to check your status/ membership expiration date (PDF)

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?


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 members@sacnas.org to update your original join date.

How do I hide my personal information from the directory/ my profile?

How to change your profile visibility (PDF)

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)“.

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