Member Services

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Get started as an APS member

Now that you've joined APS and are connected to the worldwide physics community, you can take the following steps to take advantage of your membership right away.

You will need to log into your myAPS account to access your full member benefits. If you don't have a myAPS account, you can create one.

Make sure your contact information and affiliations are up-to-date and manage your email preferences.

Meet physicists who work in your discipline or hail from your region and build compelling relationships that will help you navigate the scientific community.

Share your research, broaden your network, and connect with new opportunities.

Find potential collaborators and connect with other APS members.

APS honors exceptional contributions to the physics community, including travel support for students and early career physicists.

APS and other physics professional organizations around the world maintain agreements to share membership privileges.

These discounts are available both to you as an individual and to your family.

Unleash the power of physics, educate the next generation, and strengthen the physics community. Make a lasting impact by volunteering with APS.

Continue accessing your APS member benefits and services by renewing your membership through your myAPS account. You may also reinstate your membership if it has lapsed.

Student member benefits

As an APS student member, you are connected to the physics community in ways that will advance your education and help you build your career.

Expanding graduate students' involvement in APS and the larger scientific community

Undergraduate members of SPS can join APS for up to three years at no cost.

To change your degree information or membership type, log in to your myAPS account. If you do not have a myAPS account, you may create one.

Connect with experienced physicists in your field who can help you grow in your education and career.

Make the most of your APS publication benefits

As an APS member, you have free subscriptions to publications that keep you up-to-date on APS activities and physics research.

To add subscriptions online, you'll need to create a myAPS account if you don't have one already. If you have an account, you can log in and add subscriptions through My Subscriptions.

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Stay up-to-date about physics community news, advocacy, history, and diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in science, as well as APS and unit events.

Physics is a free online magazine with engaging content for every reader, from physics experts to general science enthusiasts.

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Physics Today, the flagship publication of the American Institute of Physics (AIP), informs readers about science and its place in the world and is free to APS members.

Access cutting-edge research

APS members get special subscription rates on APS journals.

Energize your career

APS offers resources for physicists at every level of their careers. Find opportunities to serve as a mentor or mentee, view current job listings, and connect with others in your field.

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APS recognizes the unique needs of industrial physicists and supports their careers through education, networking, recognition, and funding.

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APS aims to be a welcoming global hub for physicists. Get involved in our efforts bringing together physicists internationally.

Membership dues and donations to APS

Find additional information about APS membership, including details about dues, membership accounts, and donations.


APS offers membership dues at rates to fit a variety of circumstances and career levels.

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Share your research, broaden your network, and connect with new opportunities.

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We're committed to fostering a welcoming physics community where everyone passionate about science can succeed.

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APS membership connects you to physics communities centered around your interests.

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If you embrace scientific discovery, truth and integrity, partnership, inclusion, and lifelong curiosity, this is your professional home.