Membership Types

Professional Membership ($125)

  • These are persons, not enrolled in a degree-granting program, who are working full- or part-time.
  • The professional could be working for government, non-governmental organizations, a university or a business. 
  • Voting rights
  • Digital access to all volumes and issues of Journal of Consumer Affairs (and hard copy upon request in the USA only)

Student ($25)

  • Any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a degree-seeking program. Post-docs qualify
  • Voting rights
  • Digital access to all volumes and issues of the Journal of Consumer Affairs

Retiree ($55)

  • Any person fully retired and not working full- or part-time in the field. Retired persons now working as a consultant should please use the professional membership category. Please use your thoughtful judgement. 
  • Voting rights
  • Digital access to all volumes and issues of Journal of Consumer Affairs (and hard copy upon request in the USA only)

Organizational Membership ($500) Read more about Organizational Memberships HERE

  • Three professional memberships with voting rights
  • Up to 25 student associate memberships at no extra charge and with no voting rights
  • Digital access to all volumes and issues of the Journal of Consumer Affairs
  • One hard copy of the journal will be mailed to the organization's contact person/member
  • Two free job announcements annually, and up to four more at 50% discount ($50 each rather than $100 each)
  • Free listing on the ACCI Webpage Where Can I Study
  • Free listing on Resources Webpage

Membership Discounts:

  • Membership discounts are given for those that live in a country deemed as a lower income nation (per the World Bank).
  • Upon joining and/or renewing use the appropriate discount code (listed below) at checkout

List of Nations and their Tiers 

NOTE: You will have full access to digital copies of the Journal of Consumer Affairs (not hard copies). 

Your Nation's Tier level Discount Codes
Tier 1 Nations
  • No discounts
    • Professoinal Membership ($125)
    • Student Membership ($25)
    • Retiree Membership ($55)
Tier 2 Nations
  • Use discount code Tier2
    • Professional Membership ($80)
    • Student Membership ($10)
    • Retiree Membership ($35)
Tier 3 Nations
  • Use discount code Tier3
    • Professional Membership ($40)
    • Student Membership ($5)
    • Retiree Membership ($25)