2019 Dues Information

Graduate Student, Student, or Unemployed Member

For graduate student, student, or unemployed members, dues are \$50, and annual verification is required.

Regular Member, Introductory Rate*

This rate applies to the first five consecutive years of regular membership. Eligibility begins with the first year of membership in any category other than student, graduate student, nominee, or affiliate. Dues are \$75.

Regular Member*

For regular members whose annual professional income is below \$90,000, the dues are \$150; for those whose annual professional income is at or above \$90,000, the dues are \$200.

Retired Member

For retired members, dues are \$75 and annual verification is required.

Family Member*

One family member pays regular dues, based on his or her income. Only this member receives the Notices and the Bulletin.

With annual professional income below \$90,000, dues are \$150. With annual professional income at or above \$90,000, dues are \$200.

The other member pays regular dues, based on his or her income, minus \$20. This member does not receive the Notices or the Bulletin but will be accorded all other privileges of membership.

With annual professional income below \$90,000, dues are \$130. With annual professional income at or above \$90,000, dues are \$180.

Life Member

A life membership option is available for regular members. There is no previous membership requirement. An individual may purchase a life membership by making a one-time payment to be determined by age on January 1st of the membership year according to the following:

  • age 60 or above: five times the regular high dues, total is \$1,000
  • age 50 or above: ten times the regular high dues, total is \$2,000
  • age 40 or above: fifteen times the regular high dues, total is \$3,000

An exception to the above is made for a person who is currently a memberby reciprocity, has been a member by reciprocity for the previous two yearsand asserts the intention of continuing to be a member by reciprocity.Such a person may purchase life membership by a single payment of duesdetermined by the formula above but with regular high dues replaced withreciprocity dues (current totals are \$500, \$1,000, or \$1,500).

Life memberships are non-refundable.

Reciprocity Member*

The annual dues for reciprocity members who reside outside the US are \$100. To be eligible for this classification, members must belong to one of those foreign societies with which the AMS has established a reciprocity agreement. The current list of these societies is included on a separate sheet. Reciprocity members who reside in the US must pay regular member dues (\$150 or \$200).

Contributing Member

Minimum dues for contributing members are \$300. The amount paid which exceeds the higher regular dues level may be treated as a charitable contribution.

Affiliate Member

The annual dues for affiliate members, those who reside in developing countries, are \$20. See the enclosed sheet for a list of developing countries. Only one privilege journal is offered in this category. The member must choose either the Notices or the Bulletin.

Emeritus Member

Emeritus members pay no dues and are eligible for this classification after retirement on account of age or a long-term disability, with uninterrupted membership extending over at least twenty years.

*Multi-year Payments

Members are invited to purchase a multi-year membership by prepaying their current dues rate for two, three, four, or five years. This option is not available to unemployed, student, graduate student, or affiliate members. Multi-year payment applies only to the membership dues.


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