- A subscription to the Journal of Arachnology (ISSN 0160-8202), a publication devoted to the study of Arachnida. The Journal is published three times each year.
- The Society's newsletter, American Arachnology
- Notices pertaining to the Society's annual meeting and reduced registration fees for the meetings
- Regular or Green (Electronic-only) - $55
- Student or Green Student (Electronic only)- $30
- Lifetime Individual Membership - $1,375 (25 x annual membership)
- Institutional Subscription to the Journal of Arachnology - $125
Sponsored memberships are available to faculty and students from developing nations. These memberships are free and entitle the member to all benefits of a regular membership. However, as a cost-saving measure, sponsored members will not receive a hard copy of the Journal of Arachnology but will have immediate access to the electronic journal.
If you wish to be considered for a sponsored membership, please contact the AAS Membership Secretary and provide:
- your home country
- your status (faculty, graduate student, etc.)
- and a brief statement about how sponsorship would be helpful.
The term "Developing nations" refers to those nations classified as having low and lower-middle gross national income (GNI) by the World Bank. This classification may be viewed at the world bank's website.
The Society elects Honorary Members in order to acknowledge arachnologists who have achieved a high level of eminence on the basis of significant research contributions. After being nominated, an individual may be elected by a two-thirds vote of the Executive Committee. The number of honorary members is not to exceed 5% of the total membership of the Society. The American Arachnological Society is pleased to recognize the outstanding contributions of these scientists:
- C. D. Dondale
- H. W. Levi
- A. F. Millidge
- W. H. Whitcomb (The AAS regrets to note that Professor Whitcomb passed away early in 2002)