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 and Government Agencies, $1,000
Annual Dues: Undergraduate Colleges, Academic Departments, Not-for-Profits, and Indigenous Organizations, $500

  • A direct connection to our large 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.
  • Priority booking in the ARCUS Arctic Community Meeting Room at the AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA.
  • Voting privileges within the ARCUS Council.
  • Member name and logo displayed on ARCUS web site and newsletter, and at ARCUS-sponsored meetings.
  • Access to reports from the staff and Board on ARCUS activities to support Arctic research
  • Reservation privileges for meeting space in Washington, DC at a substantially reduced rate compared to hotels and conference centers.
  • Complimentary access to quiet, convenient workspaces at the two ARCUS office locations in Fairbanks, AK and Washington, DC.

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Corporate Members

Annual Dues: Large Corporations - $2,000
Annual Dues: Small Businesses - $500

  • A direct connection to our large 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.
  • Member name and logo displayed on ARCUS web site and newsletter, and at ARCUS-sponsored meetings.
  • Access to reports from the staff and Board on ARCUS activities to support Arctic research
  • Access to quiet, convenient workspaces at the two ARCUS office locations in Fairbanks, AK and Washington, DC.

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Individual Members

  • Opportunity to be a recognized supporter of the Arctic research enterprise
  • Access to exclusive information about Arctic research via the member newsletter and email updates.
  • A downloadable membership certificate recognizing your contribution to Arctic research.
  • Access to quiet, convenient workspace at the ARCUS office in Fairbanks, AK.

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