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Become a member of SSA, a thriving international community devoted to the advancement of seismology and earthquake science. Nearly 3,000 members strong, our Society supports its members’ careers and seismology, through international scientific conferences, the premier peer-reviewed seismology journals and ongoing professional development opportunities.

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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. $125 per year or $225 for two years Join as a Regular Member
Developing 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. $50 per year or $90 for two years Join as a Developing 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. $55 per year or $150 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. $30 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. $2000 per year Please visit the Corporate Member page 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.  $85 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. $60 per year 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 2022. Two-year memberships expire on 31 December 2023. Three-year memberships expire on 31 December 2024. Questions? Please contact SSA at or 510-525-5474.