Membership


Join OSA
Become a member of The Optical Society.


Renew Membership
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Become a Corporate Member
Make business contacts and connect with current customers.

Start a Student Chapter
Bring goals within reach and create valuable connections.


An OSA Membership provides exclusive access to cutting-edge information, an unparalleled professional network of 18,500 members and valuable resources to amplify your career.

View a full list of member benefits.

Student ServicesStudent Services
OSA Student Member benefits and Student Chapters support your academic studies, power your research and create opportunities that amplify your future.



Local sectionsLocal Sections
OSA Local Sections connect you with optics professionals in your local community and keep you up-to-date on technical and business innovations.



Senior membershipSenior Membership
OSA Senior Members are well-established individuals with significant experience and professional accomplishments or service within their field. Request the designation today!



youth educationYouth Education
OSA offers a variety of educational resources to support your work in the classroom and to help you inspire tomorrow’s young scientists. Many are available free of charge!


OSA LogoUpdate Your Profile
My Account allows you to view your OSA Membership status, purchase history and manage your profile.  Visit often to update your technical group affiliations, address and more!