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Applications and dues renewals can be submitted online on
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Fax or Postal Mail

Alternatively, download and print the
PDF file of the form
and submit with payment by mail, or by fax to the SICB Business Office.

Changing Membership Category

To change your membership classification (e.g., from a Student-in-Training member to a Graduate Student member) please contact the SICB business office.



If you don't know whether you have paid for the year already, check your membership status by locating your entry in the member directory and choosing the update/status link on the lower left of your entry.

Payment can be made with credit card (American Express, Visa, Discover or Mastercard), Personal Check or Money Order in US Funds only. Faxed applications with Credit Card information should be sent to 703-790-2672. Mailed applications should be sent with payment to:

SICB
950 Herndon Parkway
Suite 450
Herndon, VA 20170



Member Types

Full Members: Any individual who has scientific training and is professionally engaged in the study or promotion of biology as a scientific discipline shall be eligible for Full Membership. Full Members shall receive announcements of meetings and all Society publications. Full Members may vote and hold office.

Graduate Student Members: Any student enrolled in a graduate program in the natural sciences or related fields shall be eligible for Graduate Student Membership.Graduate Student Members shall receive announcements of meetings and all Society publications. Graduate Student Members may vote but may not hold office.

Undergraduate and High School (UHS) Student Members: Any undergraduate or high school student who has demonstrated a strong interest in and understanding of science shall be eligible for this membership. UHS Student Members shall receive announcements of meetings and all Society publications. UHS Student Members may vote but may not hold office.

Emeritus Members: Any individual SICB member who has belonged to the Society for at least 10 years and has reached the age of 65, or who has belonged to the Society for at least 25 years and has been granted retirement shall, after written application to the Secretary, be designated as an Emeritus Member. Emeritus Members shall receive announcements of meetings and may elect to receive the Journal. They may vote and hold office.

Postdoctoral Members: Any individual who has earned a doctoral degree and is professionally engaged in the study or promotion of biology as a scientific discipline, and is a postdoctoral fellow or associate, shall be eligible for Postdoctoral Membership. Postdoctoral Members shall receive announcements of meetings and all Society publications. Postdoctoral Members may vote and hold office.

Family Members: SICB offers three types of family memberships: Full Family Membership, Postdoctoral Family Membership, and Graduate Student Family Membership. Family memberships allow two persons in one household to be members. Although both members are eligible to vote, only one subscription of the Journal per household is included in this membership category.

Life Members: Individuals qualified for Full Membership may elect to become Life Members upon payment of the appropriate dues as set by the Executive Committee. Such members would receive all the rights, privileges and benefits of traditional Full Membership, for life.


Refunds are not issued for purchase of Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology membership; membership is canceled when the membership term expires or if an individual or institution requests that the membership be terminated.