ASCLS just made your life easier! 

ASCLS is rolling out new membership packages created for employer groups within the scientific community (groups of 10+ members) and educational institutions.

This membership package entitles you and your institution to:
  • FREE registration(s) to an ASCLS national meeting - the Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo, Legislative Symposium or the Clinical Laboratory Educators’ Conference (CLEC) - to use as you wish (number of FREE registrations varies by number of members in the package). 
  • A reduced Student and/or Professional 1 membrship rate(s).
 For one fee, every staff member will have:
  • Electronic access to the award winning Clinical Laboratory Science journal and the ASCLS Today newsletter.
  • Access to many ASCLS continuing education offerings and programs for FREE and other courses for deep discounts.
ASCLS wants to make taking care of your employees’ professional and continuing education needs easier!  As one of our valued members in laboratory administration, we are offering a special discounted dues package that would give all of your scientific staff Professional 1 status as new or renewing ASCLS members if joining in a group of 10 or more (see rates below).*

Rates: (payment must be received in one check or one credit card transaction)
  • 10-20 employees $750** (this rate does not qualify for a free registration)
  • 21-30 employees $1400** (one free registration to an ASCLS national meeting - early bird rate)
  • 31-40 employees $2000** (two free registrations to an ASCLS national meeting- early bird rate)
  • 41-60 employees $2800** (three free registrations to an ASCLS national meeting- early bird rate)
  • 61-80 employees $3900** (four free registrations to an ASCLS national meeting- early bird rate)
  • 81-100 employees $4800** (five free registrations to an ASCLS national meeting- early bird rate)
If you have 100 employees, please contact us at ascls@ascls.org to discuss your options.

**State dues will be included in the total cost of the package. States will be given $7 per Professional membership. This will allow you to take advantage of local continuing education and networking opportunities at member rates!


Special considerations:

Either the Lab Manager or the lead contact for the package must be a member of ASCLS. They may be, but are not required to be, included in the package.

All membership packages must submit a package member applicatin form found in the "How to Submit Info" section below.
 
As one of our valued members in clinical laboratory science education, we are offering a special discounted dues package that would give all of your faculty Professional 1 status as new or renewing ASCLS members and all of your students ASCLS membership if joining in a group (see rates below).*

For Hospital based programs: Take advantage of this offer and extend the rates to your clinical instructors and your academic affiliates' liaison.

For University/College based Programs: Thank your clinical affiliates with this access to free CE for the professionals who teach your students.

Rates: $20 per student and $78 per faculty/clinical preceptor; inclusive of state dues.*

Free registrations awarded:
  • Programs with 5-20 students will receive 1 free registration to an ASCLS national meeting (early bird rate).
  • Programs with 21-40 students will receive 2 free registrations to an ASCLS national meeting (early bird rate).
  • Programs with 41 or more students will receive 3 free registrations to an ASCLS national meeting (early bird rate).
Special considerations:

Either the Program Director or the lead contact for the package must be a member of ASCLS. They may be, but are not required to be, included in the package.

Free registrations awarded will be based on the initial membership package submitted. Student members may be added one more time during the membership year, but will not count toward the free registrations awarded.

All membership packages must submit a package member applicatin form found in the "How to Submit Info" section below.

*$5 per student member and $7 per professional member will be sent to the state for state dues.
Please follow the steps below:
  1. Downlod and fill out the package membership application found below. 
  2. Send your form to ASCLS at ascls@ascls.org
  3. Following submission of the form, ASCLS will generate a discount code that YOU will send to the people you want to be in your package. Be careful with this code it is unique to your organization and you will be invoiced for the usage of this code.
  4. The potential members will use this code to join ASCLS if they are a new member, or renew their membership if they are current members. Full instructions explaining the The code will stay available for a period of 2 weeks. After 2 weeks, an invoice will be generated which will include a list of the members who took advantage of the package.
  5. The invoice must be paid within 2 weeks of receipt or the memberships will be cancelled. If there is a delay in payment anticipated, that must be communicated to ascls@ascls.org immediately.
  6. Payment must be made using a single payment method. Only one check (personal check or a check from the organization) or credit card will be processed for payment.
Package Member Application PDF

Package Member Application DOC

When are the dates of upcoming ASCLS National Meetings?

ASCLS Annual Meeting
July/August 2017 San Diego, CA

Advanced Management Institute (AMI)
August 1-2, 2016 Philadelphia, PA

 Clinical Laboratory Educators’ Conference (CLEC)
February 23–25, 2017 Boston, MA
ASCLS/CLMA/ASCP/AMT Legislative Symposium
March 20-21, 2017, Washington, DC

Is this package for all laboratory professionals working in my lab?

Absolutely! We do not discriminate between MLSs, MLTs, phlebotomists, or laboratory assistants.  We believe that each and every laboratory professional makes our VOICE stronger.


I already renewed my membership for the year, can I get a refund?

Refunds will not be granted for membership purchases. 


Can we carry FREE registrations over into the next membership year?

Unfortunately, no.  The FREE registrations are to be used during the membership year that you purchased the package for.  For instance, if you purchased a package for the 2016-17 Membership year, they will be considered forfeited on or after July 31, 2017, which is the end of that membership year.

If you have additional questions, contact ascls at ascls@ascls.org or 571-748-3770