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230th AAS Meeting Registration

Registration is required to attend the scientific sessions, events, workshops, and splinter meetings held at the 230th meeting of the American Astronomical Society. Registered attendees must display their badge at all times onsite to access these events. Individuals who are not registered for the meeting will not be permitted to attend sessions, events, or other meeting functions.

Registration Fees and Deadlines

If you are registering five or more individuals from your organization and need assistance, please contact

All correspondence regarding registration should be directed to:

Lynn Ervin
230th AAS Meeting
American Astronomical Society
1667 K Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20006

Tel: 202-328-2010 x104
Fax: 202-234-7850

Registration Fees

All fees listed in USD.

22 Feb.
23 Feb.
14 Apr.
15 Apr.
11 May
Final / Onsite
Full / Associate / International / Education Affiliate Member $487 $546 $612 $714
Junior Member $169 $205 $227 $329
Emeritus Member $146 $178 $195 $195
Nonmember $740 $847 $928 $1,030
Undergraduate Student Nonmember $178 $214 $236 $236
Local Educator / Amateur Astronomer $178 $214 $236 $236
Guest / Spouse (No access to Sessions) $60 $60 $60 $60
HAD Two Day (Monday/Tuesday) $310 $355 $410 $410
Full / Associate / International / Education Affiliate Member $244 $297 $347 $347
Nonmember $374 $428 $482 $482
Guest / Spouse (No access to Oral Sessions) $60 $60 $60 $60
WORKSHOPS (full descriptions)
Impacting Broader Audiences With Your Research
Sunday, 4 June | 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Registration Required
JWST Proposal Planning
Sunday, 4 June | 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Registration Required
Careers 102: Next Step Career Planning Workshop & Panel
Monday, 5 June | 9:30 am – 11:30 am
No Fee
One-on-One Career Consultations (20-minute Sessions)
Monday–Tuesday, 5–6 June | 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
$20 per session
EVENTS (full descriptions)
Student Orientation and Grad School Fair
Sunday, 4 June | 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
No Fee
Opening Reception
Sunday, 4 June | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
No Fee
Closing Reception
Thursday, 8 June | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
No Fee
Purchase Carbon Offsets $25 or $50

Please note: The workshops and events listed on this page are only those that require or allow registration through the meeting registration form. There may be other workshops and events during the meeting that are not listed here. See the online program (coming soon) for information on all events.

Registration Types

Registrant must be under 28 years of age and interested in the advancement of astronomy or related science. Full-time students age 28 or older who are pursuing a degree in astronomy or physics are eligible to register as a student upon furnishing proof of their full-time student status.

Local Educator
Local educators are middle- and high-school teachers and community college instructors who operate within 50 miles of the meeting venue.

Amateur Astronomer
An amateur astronomer is one who does not depend on the field of astronomy as a primary source of income or support, and does not have a professional degree or advanced academic training in the subject.

A guest must be a spouse, domestic partner, or significant other. Guest registration fee covers access to the exhibit/poster hall, opening and closing receptions, and daily morning and afternoon coffee breaks. Guests cannot attend workshops or scientific sessions.

Guest Registration for Children
Children 14 years old and above must pay the required guest registration fee of $60.00.

Payment Methods and Receipts

Check/Money Order: Make payable to "230th AAS Meeting"

Credit Cards: We accept Visa, MasterCard, or American Express.

Wire Transfers: Contact or fax 202-234-7850 for detailed wire transfer information. All wire transfers must be received by 14 April 2017 and will be assessed a $50 processing fee.

Confirmation and Receipts: Confirmation and receipts for online registration appear on your browser screen immediately upon submission.

Need a receipt before the meeting? Visit, select meeting history, then select the corresponding order number.


Contact to make any changes to your registration.

Please note: Full Registrations may not be changed to One Day Registrations; however, One Day Registrations may be upgraded to Full Registrations at anytime.


Requests for cancellations must be received in writing to or by fax to 202-234-7850. Please allow 4–6 weeks for all refunds to be processed. No refunds will be given after 11 May 2017.

Registration Refunds

  • Through 22 February 2017: Registration refund less the $25.00 processing fee
  • 23 February–11 May 2017: Registration refund less the $50.00 processing fee
  • After 11 May 2017: No refunds will be given after this date.