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How To Join IPS
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IPS membership is open to anyone interested in planetariums. Membership is renewable annually or biannually.

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Membership categories:

  • Associate members: No Dues. For those in emerging communities.
  • Individual members: Dues are US $65/year or US $100 for two years.
  • Institutional members: Dues are US $125/year.
  • Corporate membership is designed for vendors and is US $225/year.
  • Employee of Institutional or Corporate Member: Dues are US $40/year.
  • Business Associate members: Dues are US $25/year. For small 1-2 employee businesses performing outreach.
  • Student/Career Starter members: Dues are US $25/year. For those in their first three years as planetarians.
  • Senior/Emeritus/Retired members: Dues are US $50/year or US $80 for two years.

Please see the Member Benefits page for details about
what benefits are associated with each membership type.

Library subscriptions for Planetarian are available at US $50/year.

You have the option to print the membership form during the on-line sign-up process and can complete by mail, fax, or email

Current IPS Members

To renew your membership, you must be logged in. Go to Manage Profile, then Invoices.

If you would like to change your membership category based on the new membership structure, please contact Ann Bragg.

For more information, contact

International Planetarium Society, Inc.
IPS Director of Operations <operations@ips-planetarium.org>

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