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Which membership is right for you?

Supporting, 1 Year
Our most popular AIA membership! Includes ARCHAEOLOGY magazine, affiliation with a Local Society, and the ability to apply for grants, fellowships, and scholarships, among other exclusive benefits. Available for $70. Also available with a subscription to the American Journal of Archaeology (AJA) for $150. Additional shipping and handles charges for publications apply to members outside of the United States.

Student, 1 Year
A discounted version of our Supporting, 1 Year membership, including all of the same benefits. Member must provide proof of current student status to the Membership Services Coordinator. Available for $40. Also available with a subscription to the AJA for $90. Additional shipping and handles charges for publications apply to members outside of the United States.

K-12 Educator, 1 Year
A discounted version of our Supporting, 1 Year membership, including all of the same benefits. Member must provide proof of current K-12 educator status to the Membership Services Coordinator. Available for $40. Also available with a subscription to the AJA for $90. Additional shipping and handles charges for publications apply to members outside of the United States.

Military, 1 Year 
A discounted version of our Supporting, 1 Year membership, including all of the same benefits. Member must provide proof of military or veteran status to the Membership Services Coordinator. Available for $40. Also available with a subscription to the AJA for $90. Additional shipping and handles charges for publications apply to members outside of the United States.

Lifetime 
A life-long way to show your commitment to archaeology and support the mission of the AIA. Includes all the benefits of a Supporting, 1 Year membership, without the hassle of annual renewals. Available for $4,000. Also available with a subscription to the AJA for $5,500. Additional shipping and handles charges for publications apply to members outside of the United States.

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All prices listed are in U.S. dollars.

Members outside of the United States: Additional shipping and handling charges apply for publications sent via postal mail. For Supporting, Student, K-12 Educator, and Military memberships, the annual shipping and handling charges include $15 for ARCHAEOLOGY, $30 for AJA, $45 for both (ARCHAEOLOGY and AJA). For Lifetime memberships, the one-time shipping and handling charges include $330 for ARCHAEOLOGY, $660 for AJA, $990 for both (ARCHAEOLOGY and AJA). Please review the dues instruction at the top of the payment portal page to calculate your full payment.

Member can choose not to receive ARCHAEOLOGY magazine. However, the membership price will not change.

If you would like to receive ARCHAEOLOGY in electronic format, please contact the Membership Services Coordinator. An additional fee does not apply to receive the electronic format of ARCHAEOLOGY magazine. However, a member cannot receive both the print and electric format of ARCHAEOLOGY; there is no combination format available. A valid email address is required to receive ARCHAEOLOGY in electronic format.

If you would like to receive the AJA in electronic or combination (print and electronic) format, please contact the Membership Services Coordinator. The combination format is an additional $10 per year. A valid email address is required to receive the AJA in electronic format.

Memberships are nonrefundable except for the portion applied to ARCHAEOLOGY magazine and the AJA.

Any membership portion of your annual membership is tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. Publications are not tax-deductible as contributions but may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense. For determining your deductible amount ARCHAEOLOGY magazine is valued at $16.00 per year and theĀ American Journal of Archaeology is valued at $80 per year.

For all other questions, please contact Sarah Smith, Membership Services Coordinator, via email (ssmith@archaeological.org) or phone (857-305-9351).

Click here for a printable copy of the Membership registration form.

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