Membership Categories

Unless specified otherwise, membership includes: a subscription to Communication Quarterly/Qualitative Research Reports in Communication; a subscription to Communication Research Reports; all association mailings, including ECA News; and access to the Members Only section of the ECA website.

Of the annual $50 Regular Membership fees, $12 is allocated for Communication Quarterly/Qualitative Research Reports in Communication and $12 is allocated for Communication Research Reports.

An annual subscription to all other regional journals (The Southern Communication Journal, Communication Studies, Communication Reports, and Western Journal of Communication) is available to ECA members for an additional $45.00.

Membership categories include:

  • Regular Member
  • Student Member (must provide documentation to verify student status/ECA Journal Subscription optional)
  • Retired Member
  • Sponsor Member (includes one prepaid convention registration if paid prior to mid-March)
  • Life Member (includes all convention fees, subscription to ECA journals and all regional journals for life)
  • Departmental Member (includes ECA Journal Subscription, listing on the ECA website, 1 free job posting per year, plus 2 complimentary student memberships.)

Information on pricing for each of these categories is located in the Join Today section of this site.