Individual Membership

Individual Membership

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)

Membership Benefits

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 journals, Journal of Animal Science (JAS), Translational Animal Science (TAS) and Animal Frontiers (AF).
  • Reduced registration costs to the Annual Meeting, all sectional meetings, international meetings and Innovate conferences.
  • Access to a twice-weekly online newsletter, Taking Stock.
  • Access to a webinar library of over 400 hours of programming.
  • Access to our outreach materials at www.AnimalSmart.org.
  • Eligibility for travel awards and society awards (the ASAS Foundation alone distributes approximately $100,000 in member-used dollars per year).
  • Access to the ASAS Public Policy programs including the new 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.
  • Opportunities to attend numerous yearly workshops: Writing a Scientific Paper, Conducting Oral Presentations, Media Training Workshop, and Mixed Models etc.

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!

Purchase 2 year Professional Membership

Purchase 3 year Professional Membership

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 member.
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
Sign up for Undergraduate Student Membership

Graduate Student Membership- $30/year
Purchase Graduate Student Membership

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.
Purchase Masters Student Membership

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.
Purchase PhD Student Membership

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 cost.
Purchase Transitional Membership

Institutional Membership

Institutional access through a site, or multi-site, license.
Contact ASAS to purchase this membership

Sectional Affiliation

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

Become an ASAS member

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.

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