Join the OWCA

We welcome members from all online and on-site institutions and organizations as well as from all states and nations. Join us!

Membership Dues

The OWCA offers memberships for students, professionals, and institutions. We aim to be transparent about our yearly budget.

Membership dues:
Membership Type 1 Year 2 Years 3 Years
Student $5-15* $27 $40
Professional $40 $80 $115
Institutional (up to 49 sub-accounts) $150 $300 $445

*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 Anti-Racism Statement, any student or professional who identifies as a person of color can obtain a 3-year membership at no charge. In addition, individuals who work at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), or Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AAPISIs) can obtain a 3-year institutional membership at no charge. These options are available in Step 2 below when you add a membership to your account.

Member Benefits

Student, professional, and institutional memberships include registration to attend our yearly virtual conference in October 2021 and browse conference recordings/materials until January 2022.

OWCA members can also:

Ready to Become a Member?

You can become a member in 3 easy steps:

  1. Register for an OWCA account
  2. Add a new membership to your account
  3. Join the OWCA listserv
Step 1: Register
Register for an OWCA account
Step 2: Add Membership
Add a membership to your account
Step 3: Join Listserv
Join the OWCA listserv for updates