Emeritus Membership


To become an Emeritus member, an applicant must meet the following requirements:

  1. Be fully retired from professional employment in the field of science,
  2. Have been a Regular Member of AAI for five prior years, and
  3. Be 62* years of age on the date of application for transfer to Emeritus.

* Applicants younger than 62 years of age will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

* An AAI Regular Member who becomes disabled and is fully retired may apply for Emeritus status regardless of age.


  • Stay in contact with colleagues
  • Stay abreast of AAI activities
  • Support representation and advocacy
  • Participate in service opportunities
  • Financial benefits
  • Stay current in the field
  • ...and more.

For a full description of membership benefits, click here.


While there is no cost to maintain an Emeritus Membership and voting privileges, AAI welcomes any donations to further its programs. If you wish to receive a subscription to The Journal of Immunology, the cost is $125 for an online subscription and $125 plus an additional $500 for a print and online subscription. Airmail delivery for non-U.S. residents is an additional $130. Invoices for Canadian residents will include GST and HST as applicable.


To apply for Emeritus Membership, please download and complete the Emeritus Application Form and send it as a PDF attachment to members@aai.org. You may also mail it to:

AAI Membership Department
1451 Rockville Pike, Suite 650
Rockville, MD 20852


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