Dues and Subscription Fees

AAS Membership Dues and Fees for 2020

Member Type Cost
Full Member $197
Graduate Student Member $69
Undergraduate Student Member $39
International Affiliate $118
Educator Affiliate $89
Alumni Affiliate $105
Amateur Affiliate $52
Emeritus Member $99
Reinstatement Fee $10


Division Dues for 2020

Division Cost
Member* Non-Member Emeritus Graduate Student Undergraduate Student
Division on Dynamical Astronomy (DDA) $20 $25 $0  $10 $5
Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS) $25 $30 $0  $10 $10
Historical Astronomy Division (HAD) $15 $20 $0  $0  $0 
High Energy Astrophysics Division (HEAD) $15 $25 $0  $5 $5
Laboratory Astrophysics Division (LAD) $20 $25 $0  $10 $5
Solar Physics Division (SPD) $15 $30 $0  $15 $15
*Member rates apply to Full Members and Alumni / Amateur / Educator / International Affiliate memberships.


Paid Subscriptions 2020

AAS Journals* - $25

Are you a member and want to subscribe to the Astronomical Journal and Astrophysical Journal, Supplement, and Letters? You can add a subscription to your membership under the “Pay My Dues” section of the member website. Or send your subscription request to the Membership Team at membership@aas.org.

*Anyone at an institution with an active site license for the AAS journals will have electronic access from their office computer. AAS members who wish to have their own access, perhaps because they travel a lot, have the opportunity to purchase an electronic-only subscription to the Electronic Package. The access is controlled by password and is independent of which machine you are using.

Publications included with membership

  • AAS News Digest, a biweekly email newsletter with the latest news from the AAS and the astronomical sciences
  • Physics Today, online and monthly print publication of the American Institute of Physics
  • AAS Membership Directory (includes a comprehensive listing of all astronomy institutions worldwide)
  • AAS Membership Calendar

Please note: Not all publications above are available to all membership classes or geographic regions. Please see the membership classes page for specific benefits.