Membership Categories and Fees

Anyone with an interest in the mission of ADEC is welcome to join. ADEC is an all-inclusive organization with membership broken up into five main categories: Individual, Institutional, New Professional, Student, and Senior. Refer to the list below to determine your corresponding member type (click on the appropriate member type to proceed to the online application).

Prefer to submit a paper application? Download one here.

** Membership is for the calendar year January 1 through December 31, 2017. Dues are not prorated. A new membership submitted after October 1 is valid through December 31 of the following year.

Membership Category

Fee

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Individual Membership
Benefits for individual membership apply only to the person submitting a membership application. (Students and seniors can purchase individual membership in their own categories below.)

$212

Institutional Membership  

This is the optimal member type when multiple people from one organization are joining ADEC together. The institution's name and address will be listed in the Membership Directory. Institutional Membership includes full ADEC membership privileges for one member of the institution, plus all membership benefits excepting voting rights to two associate institutional members. An institutional membership conveys one vote to the primary member.

$455

New Professional Year 1 Membership

A recent graduate who has entered a field related to thanatology. This category applies to the first year following graduation.

$126

New Professional Year 2 Membership

A recent graduate working in a field related to thanatology. This category applies to the second year following graduation.

$155

New Professional Year 3 Membership

A recent graduate working in a field related to thanatology. This category applies to the third year following graduation.

$184

Student Membership 

Full-time graduate or undergraduate students. Documentation of student status is required.

$90
Senior Membership 

For individuals 65 and older

$100
International Membership Rates
ADEC offers discounted rates for the international community based on geography. Check the sliding scale for current rates.
 Sliding Scale