Join SICB or Renew Membership
OnlineApplications and dues renewals can be submitted online on
SICB's secure server.
Fax or Postal MailAlternatively, 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 CategoryTo 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:
1313 Dolley Madison Blvd Suite 402
McLean VA 22101
Student Member Types
1. Student-in-Training (SIT) Members
Any undergraduate college or upper level high school student who has demonstrated a precocious and clear-cut understanding of science which should lead to Full Membership at a later date may hold this membership. Normally an individual may not hold SIT Membership for more than five years, after which he/she is eligible for Graduate Student Membership. SIT Members shall receive announcements of meetings and all Society publications. They may neither vote, nor hold office. A SIT Member may present one paper at each meeting of the Society, under sponsorship of a member. SIT Student members applying for membership must be sponsored by a current and Full Member of the Society.
2. Graduate Student Members
Any graduate student in a graduate program in the biological sciences is eligible for Graduate Student Membership. An individual may hold Graduate Student Membership for a maximum of six years. After six years, the Graduate Student Member who has completed a doctorate shall automatically be promoted to Full Membership. A Graduate Student Member may request a limited extension of Graduate Student Membership by written request to the Business Office. Graduate Student Members shall receive announcements of meetings and all Society publications. Graduate Student Members may vote but may not hold office. A Graduate Student Member may present one paper or poster at each meeting of the Society under sponsorship of a Full Member.