The LSA is pleased to be able to offer an “Under-/Unemployed” membership category for qualified members. The Under-/Unemployed membership rate is currently US$65 per annum. Please note the following special features of this membership:

  • Available to both U.S. and non-U.S. members.
  • Provides only online, not hard copy, access to Language.
  • Renewable for a maximum of three years.
  • Applicants must have been LSA members for at least one year, in either the student or the regular membership category.
  • Available only by application to the Secretariat, upon completion of the Under-/Unemployed Membership Form (PDF).

Student members of the LSA who have recently received or are about to receive the Ph.D. should note that they may qualify for a one-year complimentary regular membership.

In general, LSA members who register in this category will meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Are currently unemployed and are seeking to become employed.
  • Are currently employed part-time and are seeking to become employed full-time.
  • Have been receiving unemployment benefits but are no longer doing so.
  • Are in between periods of regular employment and are not receiving their normal income

Please contact the LSA if you have any questions about the Under-/Unemployed membership category.