Membership Information

CLA 2012 In the Spirit of Sankofa 072 (1)

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Membership Dues

Membership Fee Notes
Type Annually Membership Fees are Paid Annually
Regular $90.00 Includes all member benefits
Student $55.00 For four consecutive years in same level: BA, MA, or Ph.D. No voting
Life $1000.00* Must be paid in full or in four equal installments of $125.00 or $250

*Beginning January 1, 2017, the Life Membership rate has increased to $1000.

Institutional $200.00 Receives one journal and one waiver of convention registration fees
Retiree $55.00 Receives all mailings but receives journal only upon request


Membership Benefits

  • Access CLA Journal: Download digital copies of any CLAJ issue (56.3 & later)
  • Access CLA Newsletter
  • Eligibility to vote (except for student members)
  • Easily Renew CLA membership Online via the CLA Website
  • Automatic CLA Convention Registration Discount for Students and Retirees only