Emeritus Member

“Regular Members in retirement, with at least ten years of regular membership in the society, shall be eligible to petition the Executive Director to have the Board of Directors grant them emeritus status” (Bylaws Article V, Section 1(b)).


In addition to the benefits received by all members, Emeritus Members enjoy:

  • Waived membership dues.
  • Reduced registration fees to attend the Annual Meeting.
  • Reduced publication charges for publishing in Biology of Reproduction (when serving as Corresponding Author).

Emeritus Members may also:

  • Nominate others and be nominated for SSR Awards.
  • The Bylaws are inconclusive regarding voting privileges on committees.


  • Must have at least 10 years of Regular Membership in the Society,
  • Must be at least 65 years old
  • Must be working at no more than 25% as attested by letter/email from current/former Institutional leadership.

All requests for Emeritus Membership should be sent to membership@ssr.org.

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