Join and Contribute

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.

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 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Tribal Colleges, or Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) can obtain a 3-year institutional membership at no charge.

Register or Donate

If you are new to the OWCA, you can register for an account and become a member below. If you already have an OWCA account, please login to My Account to edit your membership.

Register for an OWCA account
Donate to support the OWCA

Member Benefits

OWCA membership dues include registration to our yearly virtual conference.

OWCA members can also:

  • Vote in elections for the Executive Board
  • Apply to serve on the Executive Board
  • Volunteer for an OWCA committee
  • Participate in the OWCA mentoring program
  • Browse and be listed in the OWCA member directory
  • Request a certificate of membership

Here are current opportunities for OWCA members:

2021 OWCA Conference CFP
Review the 2021 call for proposals (CFP)
Request a mentor for OWC work
Sign up for an OWCA committee