Undergraduate Students



Join thousands of other students and professionals at meetings throughout the country and across the globe, from the Annual Meeting to local chapters.  And now, with AMS Community, we make it easier than ever for you to network with established leaders in the field.


Open doors to new opportunities through AMS scholarships and fellowships. Access cutting-edge research through top-ranking journals and publications, including free access to all 13 AMS Journals Online, complimentary subscriptions to the award-winning Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Digital Edition and Physics Today, and discounts on Weatherwise, the Journal of Geoscience Education, and publications of the American Geosciences Institute.


Let the world know about your work by publishing in our top-ranked journals or by presenting at our meetings. Or reach out in person by getting involved in our Education and Policy programs.


Build the career you've always dreamed of. With great networking opportunities, industry-specific job postings, professional development courses, and internationally respected credentials, AMS helps you get ahead while making a difference.

Member Benefits

Student Member

A very affordable, entry-level AMS membership for those enrolled at least half-time at an accredited institution of higher learning, regardless of major or course of study.

  • Complimentary access to AMS Journals Online! Read all of AMS’s peer-reviewed scientific journals—consistently ranked near the top of their fields in impact factor—for FREE!
  • A subscription to AMS’s flagship magazine, the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) in print and enhanced digital form, where you can read weather-related articles, book reviews, and program announcements and learn about upcoming AMS sponsored or cosponsored meetings, symposia, and workshops
  • A subscription to Physics Today, the most influential and closely followed physics magazine in the world
  • Access to the AMS Community platform, which allows you to connect and share with other AMS members
  • Complimentary access to the AMS Weather Band website and Community, where weather enthusiasts of all levels can connect, learn, and share.
  • Members’ only access to webinar recordings. Webinars are organized and presented by industry leaders and cover a broad range of weather, water, and climate topics.
  • Enjoy discounted registration fees for AMS Annual Meetings and specialty meetings; as a Student Member, you are also eligible to apply for student travel grants
  • Get a leg up on the competition with priority access to our Online Career Center
  • Access to the AMS Career Advising Portal, where members can schedule time with a career adviser and access other career resources
  • Greatly reduced subscription rates to Weatherwise magazine, and the Journal of Geoscience Education
  • Enjoy deep discounts and free domestic ground shipping on new and classic titles in the AMS Books collection
  • A subscription to News You Can Use, our biweekly, members-only, electronic newsletter that highlights topics in meteorology and the related sciences from sources around the world
  • Reciprocal memberships with peer organizations, including the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the Chinese Meteorological Organization, the Indian Meteorological Society, the Meteorological Society of Japan, the Nigerian Society of Physical Sciences, and the Royal Meteorological Society

 $20 per year



Graduate Student Member information is available on our Professional Memberships page.