Student Member Category

OSA Student Members are college-level undergraduate or graduate students who devote at least half of their time to academic coursework.


The following term options are available to Student Members:

$40 USD
$15 USD for students residing in an economically developing nation


OSA Member Benefits and Services

Student Members receive a wide range of member benefits and services.

Join today for immediate access to the information, resources and networking opportunities that will help you build a successful career!

*Pricing effective through 8/31/2015. Student Members are not eligible to vote in the annual election for OSA Vice President and Directors at Large.


"[OSA Membership] is a passport in your career [and] will enhance your visibility."
– Keisuke Kojima, Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs


"OSA is essential for students because it provides direct access to a network of optics professionals. Your career will be determined by who you know. Take advantage of the networking and learn about the possibilities that await post-graduation."
– Liz Cloos, University of Michigan


Establish an OSA student chapter today