Annual Membership Dues

Regular member

  • Online Language: $134
  • Print Language: $185

Student member

  • Online Language: $45
  • Print Language: $85

Associate member

  • Online Language: $95
  • Print Language: $146

Lifetime member

  • Online Language: $2,419
  • Print Language: $2,419

Notes

  • Click here for a list of Paid Life members of the LSA. Contact the LSA Secretariat if you are interested in becoming a Life Member.
  • LSA Associate Membership is available to linguists who have retired from the profession or nonlinguists who would like to support the LSA and its work. 
  • For those wishing to add or remove the hard copy of Language on membership renewal, please contact the LSA at [email protected]
  • For the purposes of dues payment, the LSA utilizes a rolling membership year.
  • Membership dues are nonrefundable.

Special membership considerations

  • Linguistics departments and programs may purchase bulk memberships for their students.
  • Recent Ph.D. graduates in linguistics are eligible for a free year of LSA membership.
  • K-12 Teachers and Students are eligible for complimentary membership by completing this online form.
  • Individuals who have a deep and personal connection to an Indigenous community of the Americas or the historically United States-affiliated Pacific who are engaged in scholarship focused on the language(s) of that community are eligible for complimentary membership by completing this online form.
  • Members who have maintained 50 years of continuous membership are eligible for a Complimentary Life Membership.
  • Members who have maintained 20 years of continuous membership and who have retired from the regular exercise of the profession, or who are not practicing linguists, are eligible for Associate Membership. For further information or to change your membership type, please contact the LSA.

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