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Emeritus Member Category

OSA Members are eligible for Emeritus Membership when they have been an Individual Member for at least 10 years and are fully retired. To qualify, a member's age plus their number of years of OSA Membership must equal a minimum of 75.


The following term options are available to Emeritus Members. The payment of 1-year and 5-year Emeritus Member dues is optional.

1-Year: $60 USD
5-Year: $205 USD
Lifetime: $500 USD - Payment required


OSA Member Benefits and Services

Emeritus Members receive OSA Individual Member Benefits plus:

  • Special registration discounts for OSA-hosted conferences and meetings
  • Significant subscription discounts for OSA journals and Optics InfoBase unlimited download package

Activate your Emeritus Membership today!

*Pricing effective through 8/31/2014. Emeritus Members are eligible to vote in the annual election for OSA Vice President and Directors at Large.


"OSA Membership allows me to contact people at conferences [and] meet old friends to discuss ideas."
– Yuri Rubinov, OSA Emeritus Member


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