We welcome members from all online and on-site institutions and organizations as well as from all states and nations. Join us!
The OWCA offers memberships for students, professionals, and institutions. We aim to be transparent about our yearly budget.
|Membership Type||1 Year||2 Years||3 Years|
|Institutional (up to 49 sub-accounts)||$150||$295||$440|
*Students without funding can pay what they can for a 1-year membership, up to $15. A minimum of $5 is suggested.
Membership at No Charge
Per the OWCA’s Initial Action Steps Toward Anti-Racism, we offer 3-year memberships at no charge to any student or professional who identifies as a person of color.
We also offer 3-year institutional memberships at no charge to the following institutions:
- Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs)
- Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
- Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs)
- Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
- Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AAPISIs)
These options are available in Step 2 below when you add a membership to your account.
All OWCA members have the following benefits:
- Attend the OWCA virtual conference (no additional registration fees or forms)
- Browse all conference recordings/materials for 2-3 months after the conference ends
- Attend all OWCA webinars and other small events
- Apply for an OWCA mentoring group
- Volunteer for an OWCA committee
- Apply to serve on the Executive Board
- Vote in elections for the Executive Board
- Browse and be listed in the OWCA member directory
- Request a certificate of membership
Ready to Become a Member?
You can become a member in 3 easy steps: