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Membership Categories and Fees

Membership Category
 
Requirements
 
Fees
 
Veterinarian (Regular) Member
 
To qualify, applicant must be a resident or citizen of the United States or Canada who is a graduate from a college or school of veterinary medicine or is licensed in good standing to practice veterinary medicine in the United States or Canada. Applicant must provide a photocopy of his/her diploma or license.
 
Cost: $320 dues + $50 new member initiation fee ($370)
Dues Cycle: July 1 –June 30

Current members in good standing may take advantage of our automated installment plan ($90 x 4 payments). For more information on this option, contact the AAEP office.
International Member
 
To qualify, applicant must be a citizen of a country other than the United States or Canada who is a graduate from a college or school of veterinary medicine or is licensed in good standing to practice veterinary medicine in their country. Applicant must provide a photocopy of his/her diploma or license.

Note: International members do not receive EQUUS or The Horse
 
Cost: $320 dues + $50 new member initiation fee ($370)
Dues Cycle: July 1–June 30

Current members in good standing may take advantage of our automated installment plan ($90 x 4 payments). For more information on this option, contact the AAEP office.
Student Member
 
To qualify, applicant must be a student currently enrolled in a college of veterinary medicine with an expressed interest in the equine species.

Note: Students receive online access to EVE through the AAEP website.
 
Cost: $35
Dues Cycle: Sept 1–August 31
 
Resident Member To qualify, applicants must be enrolled in a residency program at a recognized college or school of veterinary medicine with a focus of equine medicine/research. Applicant must provide an annual letter from an advisor confirming residency status; renewable up to four years.
 
Cost: $80 dues + $50 new member initiation fee
Dues Cycle: July 1-June 30
 
Recent Graduate Member
 
To qualify, an applicant must have graduated from a college or school of veterinary medicine.

Restrictions: To continue receiving these discounts, membership must be continuous. AAEP student members are asked to convert to regular members when they graduate. As an incentive the AAEP waives the $50 initiation fee if they do this before their student memberships lapses. 
 
Cost: $80 dues + $50 new member initiation fee (1st year of practice)
$160 dues + $50 new member initiation fee (upcoming; 2nd year of practice)
$240 + $50 new member initiation fee (upcoming; 3rd - 5th year of practice)
Dues Cycle: July 1–June 30
 
U.S. Active Military
 
To qualify, an applicant must be a resident or citizen of the United States who is a graduate from a college or school of veterinary medicine or is licensed in good standing to practice veterinary medicine. Applicant must provide documentation of their active military status. 
 
Cost: $0 dues
Dues Cycle: July 1-June 30
 
Electronic Membership This designation is an option for members who live in countries that are considered low or middle income as determined by the World Bank (i.e. North Korea). These members will receive all membership materials electronically. Cost: $75 dues