ASAS 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.
With ASAS membership, you can:

  • Network with colleagues at regional, national, and international meetings
  • Keep up-to-date on research with online and print editions of the Journal of Animal Science
  • Highlight your own work by contributing to our newsletter, blogs, press releases, podcasts, and social media
  • Lead others by serving on the Board of Directors
  • Discounted registration fees to ASAS meetings including the Joint Annual Meeting
  • Access to online resources; Webinars, Web Chats, The Animal Science Podcast, Animal Science Directory, Career Center, Resource Guide, and AnimalSmart.org.

Professional Membership

Available to any person who has research, educational, commercial or administrative responsibilities or interests in the broad disciplines within animal science. $135 for one year
Purchase 1 year Professional Membership

2 Year and 3 Year Professional Membership

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

This is a new membership category being offered in 2013 on a trial basis. For $75.00, 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

Available to postdoctoral students. Certification of eligibility is required. $65 for one year.
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- one year-free
Sign up for Undergraduate Student Membership

Graduate Student Membership-one year- $20
Purchase Graduate Student Membership

Masters Student Membership- 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- $40 covers the duration of your Master's Program
Purchase Masters Student Membership

PhD Student Membership- 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- $60 covers the duration of your Doctoral Program
Purchase PhD Student Membership

Transitional Membership

This transitional membership is designed to transition you from a student member to a professional member without the initial increase in cost. Transitional Membership is $55 for one year.
Purchase Transitional Membership

Individual Sustaining Membership

This membership option supports both the society and the Foundation.

More about Individual Sustaining Membership.

Purchase Individual Sustaining Membership

Corporate Sustaining Membership

This membership option supports both the society and the Foundation.
More about Corporate Sustaining Membership.

Purchase Corporate Sustaining 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.

Membership Bundling

You can access more resources and save money by choosing one of our membership bundling options.

Bundling with EAAP
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.
Join ASAS and EAAP separately: $270.00
Join both ASAS and EAAP with a bundled discount: $230.00
Purchase the ASAS and EAAP bundle Membership