SABS Student Membership – Annual

Join the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society and Subscribe to Castanea
with an Annual Student Membership

*Membership period is 365 days from the day you join and will automatically renew.

Journal Access

All members receive full access to Castanea‘s online archives and current-issue articles via

Members also receive the Society’s newsletter, Chinquapin, on a quarterly basis in both print and online form.

Print Edition Add-on Available

Members may add the print edition of Castanea to any membership / digital subscription for $25.

Society Membership as a Student

You’ll have voting rights for elections, constitutional and policy changes, and other society business.

You’re invited and encouraged to attend our annual conference in conjunction with the Association of Southeastern Biologists. We even offer travel and registration grant for students.

Any member may submit original content to our Pumila blog.
       *Publication will be at editor’s discretion.

You’ll be eligible for these SABS awards and Scholarships!

To Qualify and Register as a Student:

Student memberships are only available to actively enrolled students (undergraduate or graduate).

    • Register with .edu email address
    • Provide a faculty reference

May renew as a student for up to 4 years.
If you’re in school longer, request an extension by emailing


If you have any questions about joining or renewing your membership, contact and our Membership Coordinator, Dr. Tom Diggs, will answer your questions as soon as possible.

Technical Problems? Email

Important: If you are a renewing member, please log in first!

This form will automatically become a renewal form for logged-in members. If you’re logged in, the box below will say “You’re logged in as [Your Name].”

If instead you see username and password boxes, please use it to log in before completing the membership renewal form.