Membership is open to individuals, organizations, or firms interested in research and application, instruction, or extension in animal science or associated with the production, processing, marketing, or distribution of livestock and livestock products.
Membership is based on the calendar year (January 1 through December 31)
ASAS is dedicated to promoting animal science research and supporting your career. We work with universities, research institutions, and industry professionals to make sure you have access to the leading publications and networking opportunities.
- An e-subscription to the Journal of Animal Science (JAS), Translational Animal Science (TAS) and Animal Frontiers (AF).
- Reduced registration costs to the Annual Meeting, all sectional meetings and international meetings.
- Access to a twice-weekly online newsletter, Taking Stock.
- Access to outreach materials at www.AnimalSmart.org.
- Eligibility for travel awards and society awards (the ASAS Foundation alone distributes approximately $100,000 in monetary awards per year).
- Access to the ASAS Public Policy programs including the Snack and Fact program, Taking Stock D.C., white papers, webinars, and expert lists.
- Opportunities to serve in leadership roles both on boards (national or sectional) and on committees.
- Access to the ASAS Career Center, where applicants can learn about positions in academia and industry.
Professional Membership- $150/year
Available to any person who has research, educational, commercial or
administrative responsibilities or interests in the broad disciplines
within animal science.
Purchase 1 year Professional Membership
2 Year and 3 Year Professional Membership - $300/2 years & $450/3 years
The advantage to a 2 or 3 Year membership is that the member doesn't have to remember to renew and the member provides the society with a more consistent revenue stream by paying dues for two or three years instead of one!
Support Staff Membership- $85/year
Individuals who serve in administrative, laboratory or farm support
roles can join ASAS and receive all the benefits as a professional
Purchase Support Staff Membership
Postdoctoral Fellow- $75/year
Available to postdoctoral students. Certification of eligibility is required.
Purchase Postdoctoral Fellow Membership
Undergraduate and Graduate Student Membership
Available to any regularly enrolled college student, who is certified by a Professional Member/Advisor. Student Members are non-voting members.
Undergraduate Student Membership- $10/year
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Graduate Student Membership- $30/year
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Masters Student Membership- $60/duration of Master's Program
Available to graduate students in a Master's program. This is the same as a Graduate Student Membership; however, it allows you to pay once for the duration of your degree program and affords you a discount if your Master's Program extends beyond 2 years.
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PhD Student Membership- $90/duration of Doctoral Program
Available to graduate students in a Doctoral program. This is the same as a Graduate Student Membership; however, it allows you to pay once for the duration of your degree program and affords you a discount if your Doctoral Program extends beyond 3 years.
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Transitional Membership- $75/year
This transitional membership is designed to transition you from a
student member to a professional member without the initial increase in
Purchase Transitional Membership
ASAS is please to announce its new partnership with Oxford University Press (OUP) to provide production, distrubtion, and marketing services for the three journals in the the ASAS Animal Science Collection. Read more about the OUP partnership.
In addition to membership in the international organization, members who reside in North America, Central America or South America automatically become members of one of the four geographic sections: Midwestern, Northeastern, Southern or Western. A portion of the annual dues is automatically prorated to the section in which the member resides. A member has the option of adding or changing section affiliation. Each section holds a meeting annually.
Bundling with EAAP - $245/year
For the first time ever EAAP is offering individual memberships for non-EAAP countries! Please see the EAAP website: www.eaap.org for the advantages of EAAP individual membership.
Purchase the ASAS and EAAP bundle Membership