Please note: Membership is on a calendar year basis (January 1 - December 31).
Regular Membership -
Individuals possess doctoral degrees and have either published sleep-related research
or have documentation of research.
Associate Membership -
Individuals with special training who are actively engaged in sleep research, usually
in a laboratory, and have not obtained a terminal doctoral degree
Postdoctoral Fellow Membership -
Individuals have received their terminal degree and are in a residency or fellowship
program. (Membership in this category is limited to 5 years*).
Predoctoral Student Membership -
Individuals pursuing undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees. This category
includes individuals who earned their undergraduate degree within the last two years
and work in a sleep research laboratory prior to pursuing advanced degrees. (Membership
in this category is limited to 7 years*).
Undergraduate Student -
Individuals pursuing undergraduate degrees. (Membership in this category
is limited to 4 years*).
*Membership in these categories is limited to the terms above unless written verification
is provided that the member qualifies for additional years as either a Predoctoral
Student Member or Postdoctoral Fellow Member.