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Ensure uninterrupted access to your member benefits. Renew your AOCS membership today.

NEW in 2018! Online access to AOCS journals - savings of US $600

AOCS Journals

Starting in January members will have FREE online access to AOCS journals, a savings of up to US $600. As a member, you will be able to read, download, and cite all current and back issues of:


How to renew

To renew online, simply follow the steps below. You will need your username and password. If you require login assistance, please contact Janet Brown at or +1 217-693-4897 .

  1. Log in here.
  2. Click the “My Account” link in the upper right corner of the homepage.
  3. In the “Membership Summary” box located to the left, click the blue “Renew Now” button.
    • Step one shows you what membership level and optional items you hold for the 2017 year.
    • Step two allows you to make changes to your membership for the 2018 year.
    • Step three is to make payment via credit card.

Renewal invoices will be mailed again in January and are payable by check, wire transfer or bank transfer. Credit card payments are also accepted over the phone.

As a member of AOCS, you are part of an established support system that will advance your career as you advance the science and technology of lipids, oils, fats, surfactants, and related materials. You have unique opportunities to collaborate with leading researchers and innovators across industry, academia, and government. Renew today to maintain access to all of your AOCS member benefits. You belong here!

Membership also includes:

AOCS Premium Content Library - up to US $180 savings

Exclusive access to valuable content-including presentations from AOCS Annual Meetings-on inform|connect. Search, explore, and save content from this collection of AOCS resources.

Meeting registration

Save on registration rates at AOCS meetings and discover the latest education and research, engage in face-to-face collaborations, and develop important connections with professionals from around the world.

INFORM magazine (Print and Digital) – US $195 savings

Get the latest scientific advances, business developments, trends, and critical issues in the areas of oils, fats, and related materials.
Student members receive digital access only.

Publications discount

Receive 30% off AOCS Press and Academic Press titles and Elsevier books.

Membership Directory access

Connect with your peers around the globe with exclusive access to the membership directory. Find the right connections to enhance your network.
Current members login here

Career Services

Receive up to a 50% discount on all job posting services. All job seeker services are free.

Official Methods and Recommended Practices of the AOCS, 7th Edition – save US $375.

Revised by academic, corporate and government experts to ensure that the most technically accurate methods are presented. Meet ISO 17025 requirements and have the newest additions.

Laboratory Proficiency Program (LPP) – more than US $20 savings per series

Maintain your lab’s high standards by participating in the world’s most extensive and respected collaborative proficiency testing program for oil- and fat-related commodities, oilseeds, oilseed meals, and edible fats. Full year LPP participants are eligible for Approved Chemist recognition.

Membership types

Retired? Unemployed? Remain a valuable member of AOCS — contact Janet Brown at or +1 217-693-4897 for membership options!

Learn why these members value being AOCS members...

“Early in my career, being part of the broader research community at AOCS helped establish my credibility at a global company that used fats and oils and lipid chemistry extensively.”
- Steve Hill, Vice-President, T. Marzetti's, Member since 1987


AOCS gives me the right balance of technical and commercial aspects. That’s why I rank AOCS much higher than other organizations that I belong to.”
- Vishal Jain, Group Leader, Lipids, Mondelez International Member since 2004


“Being a member of AOCS has allowed me to develop more collaborations that have resulted in research that I wouldn't have been able to do on my own.”
- Bryan Moser, Research Chemist USDA-ARS National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research (NCAUR), Member since 2005


AOCS has afforded me the opportunities to become engaged with the society.”
– Fred Eller, USDA, Member since 2000


“This is the organization that you need to join to keep up with what’s new in the industry.”
- Rick Theiner, Senior Principal Application Engineer, Evonik industries, Member since 1998


“Being part of AOCS aided me in getting a job because I had so many professional members give me advice as I was coming to the end of my graduate program. I see that mentorship continuing as I start my professional career. I feel incredibly well equipped.”
- Sara Shinn, Assistant Professor, Fresno State University, Member since 2012