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SSA welcomes all who share our mission to advance earthquake science. Whether you are a scientist or an engineer, a student or a veteran, you will find the SSA community to be a welcoming, inclusive and supportive one. We recognize our members’ excellence with awards, build their networks through travel grant programs and further their professional development with mentoring, workshops and conferences. Our three peer-reviewed journals are the leading source of research in our field. With more than 40 percent of our members living and working outside the U.S., SSA collaborates with many other geosciences organizations worldwide to protect public safety and ensure that the voice of seismology is heard.

Read more about Member Benefits.

Select the membership level that’s right for you:


Membership Type Description Price Application
Regular Standard membership that includes online access to BSSA and SRL. Print journals are available for an additional fee. $135 per year or $240 for two years Join as a Regular Member
Low-Middle Income Country Membership option for individuals who are both residing in and a citizen of a country whose economy is classified as other than “high-income” by the World Bank. $53 per year or $95 for two years Join as a Low-Middle Income Country Member
Early-Career Membership available to those who are within three years past graduating from their terminal degree. Can only be used for a maximum of three years. $58 per year or $160 for three years Join as an Early-Career Member
Student Discounted membership available to current students that includes online access to BSSA and SRL. Valid student ID required. $32 per year Join as a Student Member
Corporate Membership available to companies that provides online access to BSSA and SRL for up to three employees. Please visit our Corporate Membership page for more information. $2,250 per year Please contact for the application.
Affiliate Limited membership available through an EERI membership that provides online access to SRL. Online access is not available for BSSA with this membership type. This membership type is not eligible for an Annual Meeting discount.  $90 per year Please visit to become an Affiliate Member of SSA.
Emeritus Membership available to former regular members that includes all benefits of standard membership. Must be 65+ years old, have been an SSA member for 25+ years, and retired. $63 per year or $115 for two years
Please contact for further information and membership renewal.
Life Life membership with a one-time fee that includes online access to BSSA and SRL. One-time Fee Complete the Life Membership Interest Form.

All one-year memberships expire on 31 December 2024. Two-year memberships expire on 31 December 2025. Three-year memberships expire on 31 December 2026. Questions? Please contact SSA at or 510-525-5474.