Renew your AOCS membership today!

It only takes a few minutes to renew your membership to maintain your member-only access through 2019.

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 oils, fats, proteins, surfactants and related materials. You have unique opportunities to facilitate research collaborations and accelerate scientific and business developments with a global network of professionals from industry, academia and government.


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Why renew

"Being a member of AOCS has allowed me to develop more collaborations that have resulted in research that I would not have been able to do on my own."

-Bryan Moser, Research Chemist USDA-ARS National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research 

Featured member benefits:

AOCS Premium Content Library - up to US $180 savings

Exclusive access to valuable content, including book chapters, AOCS meetings presentations and articles.  Search, explore, and save content from this member-only, curated 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.

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.

Access to current and archived issues of AOCS journals — up to US $600 savings

Members have free online access to all current and archived issues of the Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society (JAOCS), Lipids and the Journal of Surfactants and Detergents (JSD).

Membership types (.pdf)

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