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Membership Categories

New Members are welcome to join ACA. For benefits of becoming a member, check Membership Benefits page.

There are three membership categories: 

  • Individual Membership
  • Student Membership
  • Institutional Membership

    Individual Membership

    Each Individual member is entitled to receive notice of, attend and vote at all meetings of members. Individuals may also serve in leadership roles as committee chairs, committee members, directors and task force members.

    You will receive a print copy of Archivaria unless you opt out and wish to have the online version only.

    Rates for individual membership are based on the individual's salary range as follows:

    Individual Membership

    Salary Range ($CAD)


    Membership Fee 

    $0,000 - 9,999
      $ 90
    $10,000 - 24,999 
      $160
    $25,000 - 39,999 
      $182
    $40,000 - 54,900
      $197
    $55,000 - 69,999 
      $219
    $70,000 and over
      $248
    Retired 
      $104
    Associate  (non-voting, friends category)   $160 


        Student Membership

        ACA offers a one-time discounted 3-year membership for students enrolled full-time in high school, college, or university. Membership includes all the same benefits as an individual membership, including access to Archivaria online, but does not include print copies of the journal. 

        Please note, proof of student status may be requested to support a student membership application.


          Student Membership

          Membership Fee 

          Student
            $ 65 for three years


            Institutional Membership

            Institutional membership is available to institutions that wish to receive the publications of the Association of Canadian Archivists on a regular basis.

            Each institutional member shall notify the executive director regarding the name and contact particulars of its official representative who will act as the single point of contact between the member and the ACA as well as any changes in the name and contact particulars.

            Institutional members are not entitled to receive notice of, attend or vote at any meeting of the members; however the board of directors may extend an invitation to institutions.

            Rates for institutional membership are based on staff compliment of the institution:

            Institutional Membership

            Number of Staff

             Membership Fees
            0-2 staff $ 273
            3-5 staff
            $ 294
            6-20 staff $ 887
            21-50 staff $ 1,742
            51-399 staff $ 2,587
            400 staff and over $ 15,543


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