Membership Information

ARCUS members are key partners enabling discovery and understanding, and informing sound decisions related to the Arctic. Working in consortium, members support interdisciplinary thinking, acting, and education directed toward effective research in and about the Arctic. Members form the core of our extensive network, which facilitates networking, communication, education, and research collaborations related to this critical and dynamic region. Members include organizations who are making valuable contributions to Arctic research, and who realize the importance of connections across boundaries.

Additionally, we offer the following benefits in a range of membership categories:

Academic/Research Institutions, Indigenous Organizations, Government Agencies

Annual Dues:

  • Research Universities, Large Institutions (>50 people), and Government Agencies: $1,000 per year or $2,500 for 3-years
  • Undergraduate Colleges, Academic Departments, Small Institutions (<50 people), Not-for-Profits, and Indigenous Organizations: $500 per year or $1,200 for 3-years

Benefits:

  • A direct connection to our extensive network of contacts and resources at institutional, Federal, non-profit, NGO, and corporate organizations.
  • Outreach and collaboration services via ARCUS’ extensive network, including digital promotion of your Arctic-related activities.
  • Voting privileges within the ARCUS Council.
  • People working for your organization are eligible for free ARCUS Affiliate Membership (benefits include receiving our member newsletter and exclusive updates relevant to the Arctic research community in your region).
  • Organizational affiliates are eligible to serve on ARCUS Committees convened to advance Arctic research and education.
  • Access to exclusive information from the staff and Board on both ARCUS activities and Arctic research via our member newsletter as well as email updates.
  • Priority booking in the ARCUS Arctic Community Meeting Room at the AGU Fall Meeting.
  • Member name and logo displayed on ARCUS’ website.
  • Access to a quiet, convenient workspace at the ARCUS office in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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You can also download an organizational member application here: ARCUS Organization Member Application (PDF - 899 KB)

Corporate Members

Annual Dues:

  • Large Corporations (>50 people): $2,000 per year or $5,000 for 3-years
  • Small Businesses (<50 people): $500 per year or $1,200 for 3-years

Benefits:

  • A direct connection to our extensive network of contacts and resources at institutional, Federal, non-profit, NGO, and corporate organizations.
  • Outreach and collaboration services via ARCUS’ extensive network, including digital promotion of your Arctic-related activities.
  • Voting privileges within the ARCUS Council.
  • Corporate sponsorship opportunities for specific ARCUS projects and programs.
  • People working for your corporation are eligible for free ARCUS Affiliate Membership (benefits include receiving our member newsletter and exclusive updates relevant to the Arctic research community in your region).
  • Organizational affiliates are eligible to serve on ARCUS Committees convened to advance Arctic research and education.
  • Access to exclusive information from the staff and Board on both ARCUS activities and Arctic research via our member newsletter as well as email updates.
  • Member name and logo displayed on ARCUS’ website.
  • Access to a quiet, convenient workspace at the ARCUS office in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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You can also download a a corporate member application here: ARCUS Corporate Member Application (PDF - 895 KB)

Individual Members

Annual Dues:

  • There is no minimum donation to join as an Individual Member!

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to be a recognized supporter of the Arctic research enterprise.
  • Connection to our extensive network of contacts and resources at institutional, Federal, non-profit, NGO, and corporate organizations.
  • Outreach services via ARCUS’ network, including digital promotion of your Arctic-related activities.
  • Access to exclusive information about Arctic research via our member newsletter and email updates.
  • A personalized membership certificate recognizing your contribution to Arctic research.
  • Online recognition of your membership commitment.
  • Access to a quiet, convenient workspace at the ARCUS office in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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You can also download an organizational member application here: ARCUS Individual Member Application (PDF - 898 KB)

For questions about membership, please contact Alex Thornton via email (alex [at] arcus.org) or phone (907-474-1600).