Let's Collaborate Across Boundaries

AESS is envisioned as a community of environmental scholars and scientists, rather than a confederation of disciplines. Fundamental to this vision is a conviction that broad advances in environmental knowledge require disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and transdisciplinary approaches to research and learning.

Membership Rates and Duration

Membership Type* 1 year 2 years 3 years
 Student  $40 $75 $110
 AGI < 50,000 $60 $100 $160
 AGI between 50,000 -75,000 $80 $150 $220
 AGI > 75,000 $100 $190 $280
Retired/Emeritus $20

Faculty, students, and education-minded environmental professionals and practitioners are encouraged to join.  Membership fees for faculty & professionals are based on an adjusted Annual Gross Income (AGI) and the duration of membership.  Two-year memberships are discounted ~5% compared to the annual rate, and three-year memberships are discounted ~10% compared to the annual rate.

Financial hardship? Please review our Membership Dues Assistance request

Member Access

Association Benefits

  • Reduced conference registration rates
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Mentoring
  • Collaborative network of interdisciplinary environmental studies and sciences
  • Share your good news on our platforms (blogs, social media, etc.)
  • Locate affinity groups (coming soon!)

Gift Certificates

We love it when AESS Members pay it forward. AESS membership can be gifted to your students, colleagues, friends, etc. Or add our membership to your “Amazon” or other wishlist. Contact support@aessonline.org for details.