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*Sustaining members will be acknowledged at the annual conference with a designation on their conference badge and will have their name appear in the program.

**Departments will be listed in the annual meeting program, will receive Social Currents for their front office, and all undergraduate students from that department who present at the conference will have their annual dues waived (undergraduate conference registration fees still required).

Membership in the Society

Membership in the Society runs from July 1 to June 30 of the following year.

The Society offers the following membership types:

If you have questions regarding the status of your dues and/or your conference registration fees, contact the webmaster.

Membership Types

Sustaining*: A regular membership for those who can afford to support the Society at a higher rate.
Annual Dues: $120
Meeting Fees: $60

Regular: Persons holding a graduate degree in sociology or a related field.
Annual Dues: $60
Meeting Fees: $60

Unemployed or Contingent: Membership for persons who are currently unemployed or employed in a non-tenure track position.
Annual Dues: $30
Meeting Fees: $35

Student: Persons currently enrolled in a higher degree program who have not yet received the PhD. Also includes undergraduates.
Annual Dues: $25
Meeting Fees: $30

Emeriti: Persons who have retired from regular employment, and have been regular members of the society for ten or more years. Please contact Executive Officer for first time approval.
Annual Dues: $0
Meeting Fees: $0

Non-Member: Persons not joining SSS but wishing to attend the annual meetings.
Annual Dues: $0
Meeting Fees: $100

Departmental**: Membership for a Department of Sociology that supports the objectives of the Society.
PhD-granting: $150
MA-granting: $100
BA/AA-granting: $50